Academic writing: writing for and about research

Course Code :1003FLWMPC
Study domain:Linguistics and Proficiency
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Mariet Raedts
Nina Vandermeulen
Caroline Dothee

3. Course contents *

In this course, you will practice the following skills:

  • Distinguish scientific publications from specialized publications;
  • Generate research questions and formulate sub-questions;
  • Perform targeted research in the university library;
  • Read and summarize academic texts: reading for writing and critical reading;
  • Make in-text references according to the APA-guidelines;
  • Correctly cite and paraphrase from scientific texts;
  • Create a reference list according to the APA-guidelines;
  • Create and describe clarifying graphs and tables;
  • Write in a legible, academic style;
  • Write academic texts (synthesis/literature review, abstract, research report, academic poster);
  • Write about research for a wider audience.