KIE-34106 Academic Writing in English, 3 cr

Lisätiedot

This course is intended for undergraduate students working towards their BSc degree at TUT.
MSc students should take the course Thesis Writing unless Academic Writing is stipulated in their degree requirements.

Each course implementation caters for specific degree programmes, please make sure that you sign up for the correct one via the links below.

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When a course is over-subscribed, i.e. there are more sign-ups than places on the course, then we enrol the required number of students according to the target group and then (and only then), sign-up time.

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The course is offered in an online format.

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Assessment will take into account the following:

- Active participation and interaction with peers (in and outside of the classroom);
- Successful completion of all assignments by the deadlines, including peer review and self-review;

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In order to achieve the learning outcomes, the student will need to
- read & follow instructions
- study the learning materials
- successfully complete course assignments by the deadlines
- engage in peer review
- collaborate with fellow students
- manage time effectively
- communicate effectively with peers and teachers
- use their initiative
- reflect on learning

Learning and assessment of learning will take place during the course.
The course is only intended for degree students

Vastuuhenkilö

Sarina Lewis, Hasmik Minasyan

Opetus

Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
KIE-34106 2018-01 1 - 2 Hasmik Minasyan
The course is offered in an online format.

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Learning and assessment of learning will take place during the course, taking into account the following:

- Active participation and interaction with peers
- Successful completion of all assignments by the deadlines, including peer review and self-review

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In order to achieve the learning outcomes, you will need to:

- read & follow instructions
- study the learning materials
- successfully complete course assignments by the deadlines
- engage in peer review
- collaborate with fellow students
- manage time effectively
- communicate effectively with peers and teachers
- take the initiative
- reflect on learning
KIE-34106 2018-02 1 - 2 Sarina Lewis
The course is offered in an online format.

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Learning and assessment of learning will take place during the course, taking into account the following:

- Active participation and interaction with peers
- Successful completion of all assignments by the deadlines, including peer review and self-review

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In order to achieve the learning outcomes, the student will need to:

- read & follow instructions
- study the learning materials
- successfully complete course assignments by the deadlines
- engage in peer review
- collaborate with fellow students
- manage time effectively
- communicate effectively with peers and teachers
- use their initiative
- reflect on learning
KIE-34106 2018-03 3 - 4 Hasmik Minasyan
The course is offered in an online format.

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Learning and assessment of learning will take place during the course, taking into account the following:

- Active participation and interaction with peers
- Successful completion of all assignments by the deadlines, including peer review and self-review

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In order to achieve the learning outcomes, the student will need to:

- read & follow instructions
- study the learning materials
- successfully complete course assignments by the deadlines
- engage in peer review
- collaborate with fellow students
- manage time effectively
- communicate effectively with peers and teachers
- use their initiative
- reflect on learning
KIE-34106 2018-04 3 - 4 Hasmik Minasyan
Mika Tukiainen
Online course, no contact teaching. Students need to have access to email and internet throughout the term.

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Learning and assessment of learning will take place during the course, taking into account the following:

- Active participation and interaction with peers
- Successful completion of all assignments by the deadlines, including peer review and self-review

****

In order to achieve the learning outcomes, you will need to:

- read & follow instructions
- study the learning materials
- successfully complete course assignments by the deadlines
- engage in peer review
- collaborate with fellow students
- manage time effectively
- communicate effectively with peers and teachers
- take the initiative
- reflect on learning




Osaamistavoitteet

After completing the course, a student should be able to write an academic paper, including an abstract, introduction, and conclusion, which reflects an understanding of sentence and paragraph design, appropriate style, principles of readability, and principles of citation.

Sisältö

Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Upon completion of the course, the student can: -write in stages: outlining, drafting, analyzing feedback, revising, and polishing  Upon completion of the course, a more advanced student can also: -make use of language resources such as dictionaries, thesauri, phrase banks and language corpora to edit his/her manuscript  Upon completion of this course, a very advanced student can also -write clear multi-word noun phrases to explain technical concepts 
2. -paraphrase and summarize source material without plagiarizing from the original  -refer to figures or other visual data in your text  -use formatting and linguistic conventions for citation in his/her particular discipline, e.g. author-date or numerical citation, reporting verbs, punctuation of citations 
3. -use some form of consistent citation  -design a table of contents   
4. -identify informal language and make vocabulary choices suitable for an academic audience  -employ synonyms to enrich your writing style and avoid redundancy   
5. -identify and exploit key parts of a sentence that effect its readability in English, particularly the placement and content of the subject and verb  -use specialized punctuation such as colons, semi-colons, em-dashes, and hyphens   
6. -understand how information is linked between sentences in order to maintain a predictable flow of information, employing some linking strategies in his/her own text     
7. -write paragraphs with predictable flow, e.g. general-specific, and clear topical focus  -understand the difference between generic and specific article usage in order to proofread one’s own text for article mistakes   
8. -organize a whole text into a predictable pattern according to its audience and purpose, e.g. literature review or research paper  -use parallel structures when forming lists   
9. -write an introduction which explains the significance and purpose of the text  -vary sentence type and complexity   
10. -write an abstract that concisely describes important parts of a text  -avoid unnecessary nominalization and use of jargon which makes a text harder to understand   
11. -write a conclusion that underlines the key points or findings of the text     
12. -has a basic understanding of the purpose of punctuation as well as some strategies for using commas     
13. -write persuasively, analytically, descriptively and/or critically, depending on the academic genre, audience and purpose     

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

The assessment is based on: -active participation and interaction with peers -drafting, revision and polishing of a text, the final version of which is graded -successful completion of all assignments by the deadlines, including peer review and self-review In order to achieve the learning outcomes, the student will need to: - read & follow instructions - study the learning materials - successfully complete course assignments by the deadlines - engage in peer review - collaborate/interact with fellow students - manage time effectively - communicate effectively with peers and teachers - use their initiative - reflect on learning Learning and assessment of learning will take place during the course.

Arvosteluasteikko:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Osasuoritukset:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Esitietovaatimukset

Opintojakso P/S Selite
KIE-32006 Spoken Communication in English Advisable   1
KIE-32016 Spoken Communication in English/TTI Advisable   1
KIE-32026 Spoken Communication in English/TUTA & TIJO Advisable   1
KIE-32046 Spoken Communication in English /RAK Advisable   1
KIE-32056 Spoken Communication in English/LTT Advisable   1
KIE-32066 Spoken Communication in English/TST Advisable   1
KIE-32106 English for Architects Advisable   1
KIE-32706 English Language Exam / Architecture Advisable   1
KIE-32906 English Language Exam / Spoken Advisable   1

1 . Completion of the spoken communication in English course required in your faculty.



Vastaavuudet

Opintojakso Vastaa opintojaksoa  Selite 
KIE-34106 Academic Writing in English, 3 cr KIE-3377 Scientific Writing in English, 3 cr  
KIE-34106 Academic Writing in English, 3 cr KIE-3376 Technical Writing in English, 3 cr  

Päivittäjä: Lewis Sarina, 15.03.2018