[ 929AWRIAWBK20 ] KS Academic Writing (b)

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Social Science Ilse Born-Lechleitner 1 hpw (*)JKU/TAU
Detailed information
Pre-requisites Academic Writing (a)
Original study plan Master's programme Joint Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare 2020W
Objectives This course is designed to

  • help students understand the writing process by planning, drafting, revising, editing and finalising an academic paper
  • accompany the process of writing a Master's Thesis with written and one-to-one feedback
  • Writing a master's thesis proposals and master thesis in English
  • Punctuating, editing, proofreading
  • Drafting, writing and revising proposals and full academic paper
  • Effectively using synonyms and text cohesion markers
  • Effectively expanding formal vocabulary and register
  • Effectively presenting theses, analysis, information, arguments, results in a paper
  • Avoiding plagiarism, learning to paraphrase
Criteria for evaluation The grade in this course (attended/didn't attend) is awarded once all necessary documents have been written and revised according to the feedback received.
Methods Online materials and written feedback, one-to-one feedback.
Language Englisch
Study material Readings are provided by the instructor.
Changing subject? No
Further information The course is evaluated on a pass/fail basis.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 30
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority