Academic Writing in English

TitleTimeRoomTeacher
Academic Writing in English29.10.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English05.11.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English12.11.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English19.11.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English26.11.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English03.12.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English10.12.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler
Academic Writing in English17.12.2020 13:00 - 15:00 (Thu)onlineDr. Luita Dean Spangler

Participant Profile

For doctoral candidates in all disciplines.

Objectives

This course is designed for doctoral researchers writing their dissertations in English who intend to publish in English-language academic journals. Participants will become acquainted with the requirements and conventions of academic English, including academic vocabulary, register and structures, abstract composition, and metadiscourse. The minimum level of English required is B2+/C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Content

Information sheets and academic writing examples, accompanied by lecture clarification, exercises, student-generated texts and discussion.

Methods

Weekly in-class writing, text presentation and critique, lecture, goal-directed exercises. Discussion of and response to student-generated texts will be included. The two-hour course will meet online for nine weeks.

Course Language: 
English
Work Units: 
16
Pdf template: 
PDP (de)
Instructor: 
Dr. Luita Dean Spangler