EKIP102 Academic Writing, 4 op
The course offers students an overview of formal writing in English as a process and provides them with a tool kit which they can use throughout their studies.
After completing the course students will be able to
- recognise basic features of academic texts and produce short, basic texts according to academic conventions
- see writing as a process and recognise the phases of the process
- set goals for their work in academic writing
- plan time management for their work and take responsibility for their work
- give peer feedback on academic texts
- better understand their own skills and ways of learning and themselves as writers, and evaluate their skills
- produce a portfolio for feedback and evaluation
- see the relevance of these skills in working life.
Modes of study and assessment:
- Methods of study: Class meetings: class, group and pair work in addition to individual assignments.
- Assessment: Class attendance (required), peer feedback, written assignments and a portfolio, in which students assess their work and learning in relation to their goals. Grading on the scale from 0 to 5.
Teacher: Anne Karppinen PhD
Dates: (20 h) Sat 1.2. at 13.00-16.00
Sat 21.3. at 9.00-12.00
Sat 9.5. at 13.00-16.00
26 Sep: 13.00-16.00
24 Oct: 9.00-12.00
Materials: The electronic course booklet (Academic Writing Handbook: How to Survive in Academic Writing); can also be purchased in Soppi.