XPX_ACAD Academic writing

Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
jaro 2021
0/2/0. 8 kr. Ukončení: z.
Vyučováno online.
Daniel Gerrard, M.A. (cvičící)
Ing. Petr Smutný, Ph.D. (cvičící)
PhDr. Mgr. Libor Štěpánek, Ph.D. (cvičící)
Ing. Petr Smutný, Ph.D.
Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. Jana Nesvadbová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
Rozvrh seminárních/paralelních skupin
XPX_ACAD/01: St 14:00–15:50 S309, D. Gerrard
A minimum of B2 level of the CEFR; the ability to actively participate in group discussions; some experience of academic writing.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.

Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 25 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 13/25, pouze zareg.: 0/25
Mateřské obory/plány
Cíle předmětu
Writing an MA thesis in English is a requirement in programmes taught through the medium of English. The goal of this course is to familiarize MA students with different approaches to academic writing and take their academic writing skills in English to a higher level. The course addresses firstly the context of academic writing to situate the styles of writing that MA students are working with. It will discuss aspects of clear and concise writing style, and lexical and discourse relationship patterns in academic text, along with functional perspectives for positioning and structuring information and argument in the wider scope of an MA thesis. The course takes the participants through different stages of the preparation and writing of an academic text with the aim to increase their chances of being successful in writing their MA thesis in English in the future.
Výstupy z učení
By the end of the course, the student will be able to: - use academic and technical vocabulary; - read and analyse texts to make use of them in writing; - understand different genres and text types; - write successful titles, abstracts, paragraphs, and individual sections of a master's thesis; - evaluate strengths/weaknesses of written work.
  • 1) The writing process; 2) Introduction to academic writing; 3) Academic vocabulary; 4) Summary, paraphrase and quotation; 5) Referencing and plagiarism; 6) Paragraphing and cohesion; 7) Academic text types; 8) Writing week; 9) Reporting and commenting on research; 10) Writing a master's thesis; 11) Writing an introduction; 12) Writing an abstract.
    doporučená literatura
  • BAILEY, Stephen. Academic writing : a handbook for international students. Fifth edition. New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018. xxx, 312. ISBN 9781138048744. info
  • SWALES, John a Christine B. FEAK. Academic writing for graduate students : essential tasks and skills. 3rd ed. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2012. xiv, 418. ISBN 9780472034758. info
Výukové metody
Group discussions; group and individual writing tasks; reading and text analysis; peer review; vocabulary study.
Metody hodnocení
Credit requirements: 1) Attendance (max. three absences) and active participation in online classes; 2) Weekly self-study/homework tasks in the interactive syllabus; 3) A portfolio of texts written during the course and submitted for evaluation.
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Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2019, jaro 2020, podzim 2020, podzim 2021, jaro 2022.