Credits: 3

Schedule: 14.11.2017 - 27.03.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

For 2018-2019 registeration please see 77E23000 Thesis Writing Workshop.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of Anglo-American academic writing conventions in general and the genre requirements of a Master’s thesis in particular. Students are expected to be able to produce unambiguous and explicit academic discourse, which readily conveys meaning. More specifically, students are expected to be able to produce coherent discourse with appropriately structured chapters, sections, paragraphs, and sentences; use metatext and headings effectively; acknowledge sources following the Anglo-American conventions; use academic writing style; and draft Introduction and Conclusion sections observing the relevant genre rules.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course focuses on academic discourse that forms a coherent whole with consistent and explicit internal linkages, has a logical flow of argumentation with neat headings and clearly structured paragraphs and sections.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1.    Introduction chapter of thesis 25%
2.    Evaluation of fellow student’s Introduction 25%
3.    Thesis extract 25%
4.    Evaluation of fellow student’s extract 25%

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Classroom hours 16 h
Assignments and other coursework (1-4)  64 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Indicated or provided by the lecturer.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 (fail) - 5 (excellent)

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

For 2018-2019 registeration please see 77E23000 Thesis Writing Workshop.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

For 2018-2019 registeration please see 77E23000 Thesis Writing Workshop.

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