AJ43001 Academic Writing

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2005
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Tomáš Kačer, Ph.D.
Prerequisites (in Czech)
AJ40999 Qualifying Examination
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
This will be a course centred on essay writing. Points covered will include (1) features at the global (idea) level, e.g. developing thesis statements, providing evidence for arguments, organizing ideas in a logical way; (2) features at the local (sentence) level, e.g. providing transitions between ideas, avoiding repetition in sentences; (3) ideas about writing, e.g. the difference between revising and editing, the process of multiple drafting. The aim of the course is to enable students to write their essays more effectively.
Syllabus
  • This will be a course centered on essay writing. Points covered will include (1) features at the global (idea) level, e.g. developing thesis statements, providing evidence for arguments, organizing ideas in a logical way; (2) features at the local (sentence) level, e.g. providing transitions between ideas, avoiding repetition in sentences; (3) ideas about writing, e.g. the difference between revising and editing, the process of multiple drafting. The aim of the course is to enable students to write their essays more effectively.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Teacher's information
http://www.phil.muni.cz/elf/course/category.php?id=1
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019.
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