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Research Seminar "Academic Reading, Writing, and Presenting"

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

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Clear and effective communication is currently an indispensable part of a skill set that a successful academic or professional need to build. The main goal of this course is to practice critical reading and academic writing and presentation in the field of Arts and Culture Management and equip Master’s students with the skills necessary to communicate effectively in professional and academic settings. The students will learn to convey ideas clearly and precisely, and will become more effective readers, speakers and writers.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • To build skills necessary for successful participation in seminars and for writing papers in English
  • To develop critical reading skills
  • To develop/improve presentation skills
  • To improve academic and professional writing skills
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • The students will develop skills necessary for successful participation in seminars and for writing papers in English
  • The students will develop effective oral skills in academic and professional settings, including presentation skills
  • The students will develop critical reading skills
  • The student will develop/improve presentation skills
  • The students will improve academic and professional writing skills
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Professional Communication: Introduction
  • Critical reading strategies
  • Considering your audience when speaking/writing
  • Planning and structuring an effective oral presentation/reports for a seminar or an academic conference
  • Planning and structuring an effective written paper in the field of Arts and Culture Management
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Critical reading and writing a synthesis paragraph
  • non-blocking Making a poster presentation
  • non-blocking Mini-tests, quizzes, homework
  • non-blocking Writing an annotated bibliography (5 items)
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.3 * Writing an annotated bibliography (5 items) + 0.25 * Making a poster presentation + 0.25 * Mini-tests, quizzes, homework + 0.2 * Critical reading and writing a synthesis paragraph
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Randy Charles. (2018). Communication Skills. National Highlights Inc.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Agarwal, O. P. (2010). Effective Communication: Vol. Rev. ed. Himalaya Publishing House.