Writing Academic English, 5 cr

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Date
    09.09.2019 - 31.12.2019
Last enrolment date
    16.08.2019
Location
    Verkkototeutus
Prerequisites
    The students have a command of the basic structures of English including the terminology of their own field of study and are aware of the register (discourse) required in academic writing.
Goal
    The students are able to write a thesis and/or a thesis abstract independently using e.g. online dictionaries, thesaurus, and other writing aids.
Contents
    The structures essential in academic writing, e.g. articles and transitional words, as well as other stylistic characteristics of the academic register.
Composing a short thesis and/or abstract in appropriate academic English.
Accomplishment
    Self-study: completion of exercises related to the objectives as well as self and peer assessment in addition to feedback on student’s work from the instructor.
Literature
    Virtual learning environment with theory and materials, e.g. texts and/or video lectures on various topics.
Further Information
    avoinamk@jamk.fi

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