[ 404SOSKPWPU20 ] UE Planning, writing and presenting an academic paper

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Social Science Maria Pree 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Mathematics 2020W
Objectives To develop technical students’ abilities to structure and write and academic paper and to plan and deliver a presentation to an academic audience.
Subject Students of technical subjects will be introduced to the specifics of academic papers, which have to be written in English. The general structure and the different chapters of a paper will be discussed in detail, formal vocabulary and writing styles will be addressed and academic writing such as constructing paragraphs will be practiced (in-class workshops, homework). Sample papers will be reviewed in order to become more familiar with the appropriate register. Moreover, presentation techniques will be taught and applied by all students in class.
Criteria for evaluation written assignments (=homework), presentations, paper and/or parts thereof
Methods in-class discussions, peer evaluations, writing workshops, presentations, group work
Language English
Study material all necessary documents will be provided on moodle
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Direct assignment