Academic Writing in English – ZIP 0508-AW2-OG-ZIP
The course is addressed to PhD students seeking to improve their writing skills. The first part of the course will focus on characteristics of academic writing, including organization, coherence and cohesion, and engaging with sources. Next, students will learn about style and how to write clearly. Finally, students will learn how to write abstracts; they will also write, review, and submit an academic paper.
Emma Oki holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, Poland. She teaches courses on visual culture and several Practical English courses. Her research interests include Asian American graphic literature as well as representations of race and ethnicity in popular culture
Upon completing this course, a student:
- knows how academic papers are structured;
- knows how to document sources;
- knows English punctuation rules,
- knows basic principles of writing clearly;
- can write an abstract;
- can write an academic paper;
- can engage with sources;
- can provide critical feedback;
- can use online educational tools,
- can cooperate and work in a group;
- recognizes the importance of showing respect for various points of view.
1. Participation: 20 points
2. Peer review: 40 points
3. Paper (due a week after our last meeting): 40 points
Pass: 60-100 points
Fail: 0-59 points
Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.
Swales, John, and Feak Christine. Academic Writing for Graduate Students. University of Michigan Press, 2012.
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