Academic writing for master’s thesis

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5 OP

Ala:  Kielet ja kulttuurienvälinen viestintä, Kirjoittaminen, Yamk

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Course contents
What is ethical writing? How to cite sources and draft a list of references following XAMK style guide? How to compose different chapters (theoretical framework, data, results, etc.) of the thesis? What is a good academic style? What is the flow? What is the structure of a good paragraph? What kind of writing strategies can be used to help the research process? How to choose writing and language tools and use them effectively?

Learning outcomes of the course unit
You are able to analyze the style of text and recognize different components of a report, chapter, paragraph, and sentence. You can observe the principles of ethical writing and referencing. You know the referencing practices of your university and can follow them systematically. You are able to write a fluent, grammatically correct and clearly structured thesis displaying good academic style, typical for your own field and your research approach.

Työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus: The course is carried out online, and it requires independent study
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Assessment: Assessment methods include self-assessment, peer assessment and teacher assessment according to the learning goals.
Muuta infoa: The student needs a device, internet, webcamera, headphones and microphone.
Aikaisemmat opinnot: Qualifications For Master programme students only. Successful completion of the course requires overall English skills in the upper intermediate level (B2 level).
Opettaja(t): Tarmo Ahvenainen
Email: tarmo.ahvenainen@xamk.fi
Ilmoittautumiskäytäntöihin liittyvät kyselyt: auli.kasurinen@xamk.fi


Ilmoittautuminen: 18.11.2019 - 01.12.2019
Ajankohta: 13.01.2020 - 30.04.2020