[ 526FENGFENS14 ] SE English in Business Informatics

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B - Bachelor's programme Languages Alastair Long 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Kommunikative Fertigkeiten Englisch (B2)
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business Informatics 2020W
  • Students will learn the skills required to write an academic paper on a topic to be determined in a parallel seminar.
  • Students will identify and acquire presentation techniques which will help them when presenting the findings of their seminar paper to the class.
  • Students will gain an insight into subject-specific terminology.
  • Students will be confronted with up-to-date articles relevant to their studies.
  • Characteristics of academic writing
  • Features of punctuation in English
  • Paragraphing and topic sentences
  • Grammar topics
  • Coherence when writing
  • Linking words
  • Presentation techniques
  • Using source materials
  • Comparing and contrasting data
Criteria for evaluation
  • Seminar paper written in English
  • Presentation in English based on the findings of the seminar paper
  • Regular performance and active participation
  • Regular attendance
  • Content presentation by instructor
  • Grammar exercises as reinforcement
  • Academic writing practice
  • Whole class discussions on relevant Information Technology topics
  • Pair and group speaking activities
Language English
Study material
  • Course Materials (Skriptum)
  • Contemporary subject-based news articles
  • Grammar exercises
Changing subject? No
Further information This course is designed for students attending a parallel seminar from the current list (see KUSSS for more details).
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
2WSFS: SE English in Business Informatics (2003W-2014S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority