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Апрель

Academic Writing (Engish)

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
3-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

In this course, students are introduced to styles, genres, and formatting conventions of academic writing in English. Lectures, seminar activities, peer reading and assessment as well as other written assignments engage students and course instructor(s) in a network of face-to-face and online interactions, teamwork, and feedback.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The course is aimed at equipping students with essential academic writing skills in English and creating a functional peer writing and reading community in and beyond classroom
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Maintains civilized and efficient forms of collegial communication.
  • Summarizes and paraphrases pieces of academic writing in the research field.
  • Writes an abstract for a future and completed project.
  • Collects and selects bibliographical references and formats them in accordance with a particular citation style.
  • Consolidates reading in a chosen research area.
  • Reviews and assesses other writers’ work.
  • Revises and (re)formats a research essay in accordance with given structural and layout requirements
  • Discusses the content, structure, and academic merits of other people’ s writing
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Module 1 Purposes and Structures
  • Module 2 Styles and Interactions
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Participation
    Students are expected to attend all lectures and seminars and contribute to discussions. They need to be prepared for class by having completed their home assignments, whether reading or writing, and participate actively in class activities, group and/or individual. Example questions for class discussions, tasks, and activities
  • non-blocking Annotation
  • non-blocking Essay
    On or before the first day of exam period at the end of Module 2, students submit a Word document of an academic research essay in English that they have authored. The essay could be either written from scratch or adapted from an essay they have written earlier, on any occasion. Either way, the essay must follow these requirements: (i) size: 2,000-5,000 words; (ii) layout and formatting: MLA/APA/Chicago; (iii) references: list of 3-10 sources, 50-100% English; (iv) structure: (sub-)sectioned and paragraphed, with (sub-)section titles preferable; (v) content: original (written by the student and containing no more than 70% of direct quotations) and relevant to discipline of major (linguistics or literature studies, with extensions to cultural studies and interdisciplinary approaches to language and literature). If the essay is being/was submitted to a different course, it must state so explicitly; even so, it must be fully revised to comprise with the Academic Writing (English) requirements (i-v).
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.25 * Essay + 0.25 * Participation + 0.25 * Annotation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Bailey, S. (2017). Academic Writing : A Handbook for International Students (Vol. Fifth edition). London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1650435
  • Casanave, C. P., & Vandrick, S. (2003). Writing for Scholarly Publication : Behind the Scenes in Language Education. Mahwah, N.J.: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=99869
  • Dedi Turmudi. (2017). Rethinking Academic Essay Writing: Selected Genres in Comparison. Premise Journal, (2), 119. https://doi.org/10.24127/pj.v6i2.1052
  • Strongman, L. (2013). Academic Writing. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=816736

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Murray, R., & Moore, S. (2006). The Handbook of Academic Writing : A Fresh Approach. Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Education. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=234234
  • Paul J. Silvia. (2019). How to Write a Lot : A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing: Vol. Second edition. APA LifeTools.
  • Pecorari, D. (2015). Academic Writing and Plagiarism : A Linguistic Analysis (Vol. Bloomsbury classics in linguistics edition). London: Bloomsbury Academic. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=993909