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Course module: 192412240
Academic Writing Premaster
Course infoSchedule
Course module192412240
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. A.D. Beldad, PhD
dr. A.D. Beldad, PhD
Contactperson for the course
dr. A.D. Beldad, PhD
drs. W.B. Tollenaar
M.J.M.F. Verheggen
Academic year2014
Starting block
1A/  2A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
For the duration of the course, participants are expected to do the following:
1.    search for relevant scientific articles that would be used for the writing of academic articles/manuscripts;
2.    evaluate scientific articlesusing a set of criteria;
3.    prepare a literature matrix to effectively work with different information from various sources (e.g. articles published in peer-reviewed journals, books, government reports, professional journals);
4.    effectively use information from scientific articles for the writing of academic articles/manuscripts;
5.    apply the conventions of source citation and referencing into their own academic articles/manuscripts; and
6.    prepare a literature review using various academic, scientific, and profesional sources.

Moreover, after a successful completion of the course, participants are expected to be proficient in writing academic papers (e.g. literature reviews, conceptual papers, research proposals, theses).
The course provides participants with the necessary skills for the preparation of academic articles/manuscripts in English. Participants will also be taught the techniques of effective information search, the ways to work with scientific articles and evaluate them, and the conventions used in literature citation and referencing. Participants will be expected to perform skill-building exercises during the different sessions. Writing tasks will also be given to provide participants the opportunity to practice and/or improve their writing skills. A total of 7 sessions are scheduled and each session will be a combination of workshops and short lectures. Attendance to all the sessions is obligatory. The primary basis for student assessment is a comprehensive literature review based on, at least, 10 scientific articles.
Assumed previous knowledge
Only accessible for students who are admitted at de Pre-master programm Business Administration, Educational Science and Technology and Public Administration.
Required materials
Tutorials and Hand-outs.
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.(softcover)
Recommended materials
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Presence dutyYes


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