[ 926ATPIATPS14 ] SE Advanced Text Production in Business Informatics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Languages Alastair Long 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Business Informatics 2016W
Objectives Student learning goals include in-depth language instruction to improve fluency in speaking and writing English, particularly in regards to topics in Business Informatics.
Subject Seminar content includes learning how to plan, structure, and create academic/scientific texts (particularly for Master's degree theses) as well as how to prepare presentations in the field of Business Informatics using subject-specific English terminology. Students also learn how to prepare critical discussions that include specialized texts, how to develop and practice argumentation, and how to write abstracts, proposals, and personal profiles to be used for publications and conferences.
Criteria for evaluation The course grade is a composite of results from course writing assignments (25%), poster and presentation (25%), and the research paper (50%).
Methods Lecture, discussion, practice with different techniques; Web-based course materials provided by the instructor.
Language English
Study material Web-based materials
Course materials provided by instructor

  • Davis, M. (1997). Scientific Papers and Presentations, San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Gustavii, B. (2008). How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Malmfors, B., Garnsworthy, P., & Grossman, M. (2004). Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers. Nottingham: Nottingham University Press.

Additional literature will be announced each Semester.

Changing subject? No
Further information The seminar "Advanced Text Production in Business Informatics" is offered in combination with the subject "Selected Aspects of Business Informatics" (="Ausgewählte Aspekte der Wirtschaftsinformatik"), or is to be completed together with the Master's thesis seminar. The techniques learned in the language seminar on selected topics in Business Informatics seminars is practiced and practically applied. The seminar requires students to submit a joint, subject related and language specific final paper and/or Master's thesis as well as a presentation. Grades are awarded on an individual basis and are subject to the discretion of each seminar instructor.
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
2WATPBISE: SE Advanced Text Production in Business Informatics (2010W-2014S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority