552.170 (20W) Professional Writing Skills a

Wintersemester 2020/21

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Erster Termin der LV
13.10.2020 08:00 - 10:00 N.0.45 On Campus
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Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
END02001UL
LV-Titel englisch
Professional Writing Skills a
LV-Art
Kurs (prüfungsimmanente LV )
LV-Modell
Onlinelehrveranstaltung
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
17 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
13.10.2020
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

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LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Students will learn the basics of how to construct a research-based academic essay. Students will read short stories and will learn how to utilize primary and secondary sources in an English academic essay.

Students are expected to have the following:

  • an understanding of how to organize and write paragraphs;
  • an understanding of how to plan, write, and revise different essay types; and
  • knowledge of basic citation and referencing conventions.

Lehrmethodik inkl. Einsatz von eLearning-Tools

This course will be conducted via blended-learning. This means there will be some classes when you will need to be present in the classroom, some where you are working on assignments on your own, and some where we are all online together (but not together in the same room). This schedule will be discussed and agreed upon with students insofar as possible. I will be in contact after the admission process (Aufnahmeselektion) is complete with further details. 

You should have, at a minimum, a device with a stable internet connection, a microphone, and (should it be needed) a camera. These will facilitate any eLearning sessions in this course. 

Inhalt/e

This course provides an opportunity for students to practice and develop their academic writing skills in English. Some of the topics that will be covered are the structure and organization of academic texts, the nature and purpose of paragraphs, the development of coherent pieces of writing, the issue of plagiarism, and how to write term papers.

In addition to extensive in-class, peer, and teacher feedback, students are expected to engage in self-directed learning and should avail themselves of the provided materials to improve their writing. 

The following topics may be covered though content may vary based on student needs:

  • academic essays
  • exam essays
  • doing research for assignments
  • using quotations appropriately
  • avoiding plagiarism
  • organizing writing
  • conventions of academic style
  • peer review/feedback

Curriculare Anmeldevoraussetzungen

COURSE PREREQUISITE: a passing grade in Advanced language productive and receptive skills (BA) OR passing grades in the courses in MODULE ENC (Lehramt); check your curriculum and any curriculum updates to be sure.

Literatur

Students will be provided with texts primary and secondary literature on Moodle. Any supplementary readings and assignments will also be made available on Moodle. 

The tentative topic for this course is a selection of short stories by Oscar Wilde. Students will also be required to read (auto)bibliographic information about the author in addition to essential critical texts on Wilde and his work.

Prüfungsinformationen

Im Fall von online durchgeführten Prüfungen sind die Standards zu beachten, die die technischen Geräte der Studierenden erfüllen müssen, um an diesen Prüfungen teilnehmen zu können.

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

The grading for this course will be based on:

  • a timed, in-class essay and
  • an outside-of-class research-based essay.

Both essays must have a pass grade in order to pass the course.

Students are also required to complete multiple in-class and homework assignments throughout the course of the term. These will comprise a portfolio that students will compile and improve over the course of the semester.

Beurteilungsschema

Note Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 17W.2)
    • Fach: Professional Language Use (Pflichtfach)
      • END.002 Professional Writing Skills ( 2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.170 Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 8. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Professional Language Use (Pflichtfach)
      • END.002 Professional Writing Skills ( 2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.170 Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 8. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 19W.2)
    • Fach: Professional Language Use (Pflichtfach)
      • END.002 Professional Writing Skills ( 2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.170 Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 8. Semester empfohlen
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 2.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Advanced Language (Pflichtfach)
        • Text Development and Optimisation ( 2.0h AG / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 552.170 Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium Language (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Aufbaustudium Language
        • 2.7 Professional Writing Skills ( 0.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.170 Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium (ab 12W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Writing III: Academic Research and Writing ( 0.0h KU / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.170 Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2021/22
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2021
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2020/21
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2020
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.172 KS Professional Writing Skills c (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.171 KS Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)