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Course module: 201700028
201700028
PM: Academic Writing
Course infoSchedule
Course code201700028
ECTS Credits7.5
Category / Level3 (Bachelor Advanced)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Social Sciences; Undergraduate School Sociale Wetenschappen; Onderwijswetenschappen BA;
Contact personB.L. Kennedy, PhD
E-mailB.L.Kennedy@uu.nl
Lecturers
Contactperson for the course
B.L. Kennedy, PhD
Other courses by this lecturer
Teaching period
2  (11/11/2019 to 31/01/2020)
Teaching period in which the course begins
2
Time slotBC: See 'Help'
Study mode
Full-time
RemarkWork groups may be scheduled on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Keep both days free in your schedule for block 2.
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Pre-enrolmentNo
Waiting listNo
Aims
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Content
Successful researchers, consultants, and employees of both nongovernmental organizations and corporations often rely upon the critical skill of academic writing for communicating important scientific ideas. In this course, we will address the development of students’ skills in conceptualizing and writing high quality research reports. This skill set includes the abilities to read and understand research papers, make logical connections between different stages of a research study and sections of a written report, and use conventions of academic English and APA correctly. While each of these topics will be covered, we will most thoroughly practice the writing of answerable research questions, conducting literature searches, and synthesizing literature. These three activities will provide us with opportunities and material for developing the broader skill set.
Competencies
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Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Enrolled for a degree programme of faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
Required materials
Book
You will need to purchase this book before the course begins.
ISBN:978-1-4338-0561-5
Title:Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition)
Author:American Psychological Association
Publisher:American Psychological Association
Edition:6
Book
You will need to purchase this book before the course begins.
ISBN:9781936523368
Title:Writing Empirical Research Reports, 8th Edition
Author:Pyrczak & Bruce
Publisher:Routledge
Edition:8
Miscellaneous
Additional materials will be provided in the course.
Instructional formats
Lecture

Small-group session

Weblecture

Tests
Participation and Activities
Test weight40
Minimum grade5.5

Assessment
Work group participation includes attendance, engagement in activities, and performance on assignments and quizzes.

Assignment
Test weight60
Minimum grade5.5

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