The course consists of two major parts. The first part covers more general issues of academic writing, such as: the style of academic writing, academic vocabulary, academic paragraphs ( thematic, descriptive, narrative, argumentative, contrastive), linking words, phrases, punctuation.
The second part deals with conducting research and structuring theses. These are: finding, evaluating and using sources ethically (referencing), academic misconduct (see TENK pdf), writing in-text citations and References, paraphrasing, summarizing, writing academic abstracts.
Structuring a thesis/report according to academic standards, ensuring compliance with the institutional instructions, writing guidelines for reports and theses at Haaga-Helia.
Zoom sessions include recap on lectures (explanation of various aspects of academic writing) as well as an outline of the work the students will complete during the independent study. Some sessions will also include workshop-type exercises. Therefore, attendance and participation are required.
Independent on-line studying
Independent study include:
- following the lectures
- studying materials available in the study books
- completion of the written assignments as instructed by the lecturer
Zoom Q and A sessions
Q and A sessions (zoom) include recap on the lectures and feedback on students’ work, as well as feedback on written assignments.
Text audience, organization and style (tone, voice, tense, vocabulary)
Process writing: Exploring and focusing on a topic, outlining, organizing texts from general-specific and specific-general, logical division of ideas
Paragraph types: thematic, descriptive, narrative, argumentative, comparative/contrastive and metatextual
Linking words and phrases, punctuation
Finding, evaluating and using sources ethically (referencing), academic misconduct (see TENK pdf), writing in-text citations and bibliographic entries
Paraphrasing, writing summaries and abstracts
Structuring a thesis/report according to academic standards, ensuring compliance with the institutional instructions Writing reports and theses at Haaga-Helia
Oshima, A. & Hogue, A. 2007. Introduction to Academic Writing: Level 3, 3rd ed. Pearson Longman. White Plains, NY. USA.
Swales, J. & Feak C. Academic Writing for Graduate Students. University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor, MI. USA.
Haaga-Helia Thesis Coordinators. 2019. Writing reports and theses at Haaga-Helia. Haaga-Helia UAS. Helsinki, Finland.
29.03.2021 - 21.05.2021
01.03.2021 - 24.03.2021
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The students will be assessed based on:
- their work during the course: completing written assignments
- participation in the zoom sessions
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