XPX_BCAD Academic writing

Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
jaro 2023
0/2/0. 4 kr. Ukončení: z.
Mgr. Martin Guzi, Ph.D. (cvičící)
Dev Mani Sharma, MCom (cvičící)
Mgr. Martin Guzi, Ph.D.
Katedra veřejné ekonomie - Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. Jana Nesvadbová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra veřejné ekonomie - Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
Po 13. 2. 8:00–9:50 P312, Po 27. 2. 8:00–9:50 P312, Po 6. 3. 8:00–9:50 P312, Po 3. 4. 8:00–9:50 P312, Po 17. 4. 8:00–9:50 P312, Po 24. 4. 8:00–9:50 P312
  • Rozvrh seminárních/paralelních skupin:
XPX_BCAD/01: St 15. 2. 14:00–15:50 S309, St 1. 3. 14:00–15:50 S309, St 22. 3. 14:00–15:50 S309, St 5. 4. 14:00–15:50 S309, St 19. 4. 14:00–15:50 S309, St 3. 5. 14:00–15:50 S309, M. Guzi, D. Sharma
This course will introduce students to the skills required for academic writing. The course is suited for BA students who start writing their bachelor thesis and know the topic of their research.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.

Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 25 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 25/25, pouze zareg.: 0/25
Mateřské obory/plány
předmět má 6 mateřských oborů, zobrazit
Cíle předmětu
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the academic writing skills required for thesis writing. Students will practice critical reading and writing through summarizing, analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing ideas. Students will also learn how to incorporate the work of other authors effectively into their own texts. Students will practice revision skills and learn how to develop their writing style. The main outcome of this course is a short but well-written literature review on which the thesis is based.
Výstupy z učení
The course focuses on the academic skills and basic elements of academic writing. You will write about your own research; you will learn to analyze and critique texts written by others; you will produce texts that you actually need in your thesis (e.g. an abstract, literature review); you will learn to cite other people's work and avoid plagiarism; you will receive feedback on the structure, logic and language of your texts; you will revise and rewrite your text; you will learn how to find and use literature sources powerfully.
  • The course consists of 6 lectures and 6 seminars.

    * A Short Guide to Academic Writing Style
    * The Use of Academic Research Databases
    * References and Citations in Academic Writing
    * Critical Literature Review
    * Tips to Improve Your Academic Writing
    * Academic Writing & Plagiarism

    * Summarizing
    * Paraphrasing
    * Annotated bibliography assignment - discussion
    * Referring Verbs
    * Introducing Paragraphs and Linking Them Together​
    * Critical literature review assignment - discussion
    doporučená literatura
  • 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; online quizzes; vocabulary study.
Metody hodnocení
Academic Writing is a required course, which you need to pass in order to complete your degree. During the course, students will have to complete written assignments, pass online quizzes and attend classes. Requirements for passing grade:
1. At least 70% attendance at lectures and seminars.
2. Pass online quizzes (ROPOT tests).
3. Assignment 1: Annotated bibliography (400 words).
4. Assignment 2: Peer assessment (200 words).
5. Assignment 3: Critical literature review (1000 words).
6. Reflection on your progress during the course (200 words).
Vyučovací jazyk
Informace učitele
Instructor: Martin Guzi
Office: Room 316
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: martin.guzi@econ.muni.cz
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Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích jaro 2022.
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