Academic Writing (SE)

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Course lecturer:

FH-Prof.in Mag.a

 Sabine Hofstätter

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Course numberM-CE-3.07
Course codeACW
Curriculum2011
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,0
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction English

Students have gained advanced writing skills and expertise in academic English. After being introduced to academic writing conventions and strategies to write up more complex research papers, they are able to document their own project work and research activities in a clear, structured and comprehensive manner. Furthermore, they are able to present their thesis results effectively.

Bachelor degree and completion of Scientific Communication for CE

Academic /scientific writing skills: Review of the basics of scientific writing and the components of style and language; writing up a research proposal and a final research paper (project work and Master thesis).

Presentation skills: Effective presentation of information based on research.

M. Northey & J. Jewinski (2007), Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing: Engineering and the Technical Sciences, 2nd ed. , OUP Canada

Materials provided by the lecturer.

group- & teamwork, self study, lecture

participation, assignments, presentation, final paper