Academic Skills

Faculteit University College Groningen
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode UCG1RM01
Vaknaam Academic Skills
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a

Uitgebreide vaknaam Academic Skills
Leerdoelen Upon successful completion of the course unit, students are able to...
1. ... apply basic strategies to interpret, critically read and evaluate an argument and academic text.
2. ... find, quote, paraphrase, reference and evaluate sources while avoiding plagiarism.
3. ... give academic presentations.
4. ... compose academic argumentative essays.
Omschrijving This is the first course of the Research and Methodology learning line. It is compulsory for all University College students.

In this course we will cover the most important first steps on your way to writing your own academic research papers:
1. You will learn basic strategies on how to find, critically read and evaluate sources to base your research on.
2. You will learn how to quote, paraphrase and reference sources in your own writing while avoiding plagiarism.
3. You will learn how to orally present your findings in an efficient way.
4. You will learn how to write argumentative academic essays in a clear and concise way.

This course is specifically designed for Liberal Arts and Sciences students and pays special attention to the differences in academic writing between different scientific disciplines.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm Seminar
Toetsvorm Assignments, Essay, Presentation
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. G.B. Bewersdorf
Docent(en) dr. G.B. Bewersdorf ,mr. D.J. Beynon ,dr. S.M. Friederich , L.M. Kapinga
Verplichte literatuur
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Liberal Arts and Sciences  (Year 1) - semester I a verplicht