552.172 (21W) Professional Writing Skills b

Wintersemester 2021/22

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Erster Termin der LV
07.10.2021 14:00 - 16:00 N.0.45 On Campus
Nächster Termin:
28.10.2021 14:00 - 16:00 N.0.45 On Campus

Überblick

Bedingt durch die COVID-19-Pandemie können kurzfristige Änderungen bei Lehrveranstaltungen und Prüfungen (z.B. Absage von Präsenz-Lehreveranstaltungen und Umstellung auf Online-Prüfungen) erforderlich sein.

Weitere Informationen zum Lehrbetrieb vor Ort finden Sie unter: https://www.aau.at/corona.
Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
END02003UL
LV-Titel englisch
Professional Writing Skills b
LV-Art
Kurs (prüfungsimmanente LV )
LV-Modell
Blended-Learning-Lehrveranstaltung
Online-Anteil
70%
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
13 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
07.10.2021
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs
Anmerkungen

This course will generally take place online though in-person sessions may be held insofar as this is possible pursuant to relevant local, regional, national, and university regulations. When necessary, online sessions may be held synchronously or asynchronously. See the Moodle course calendar for further information.

Zeit und Ort

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LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

[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.]

Students will learn the basics of how to construct a research-based academic essay. Students will read short stories by Oscar Wilde (see literature below) 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

Students will be instructed on various aspects of academic writing and conducting research by the instructor through lectures and PPTs that will be supplemented by Moodle activities. Self- and peer-reflection/assessment forms an integral aspect of how students are expected to improve their language competency in writing skills.

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. 

Topics covered:

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

Erwartete Vorkenntnisse

See curriculum for which skills students should have acquired in the previous writing courses. Generally speaking, students should know how to write an essay and be confident in writing coherent paragraphs. 

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 an electronic course reader including texts by Oscar Wilde and secondary literature relating to the Wilde's work and literary interpretation. The reader will be made available online on Moodle (for free) and at the ÖH (available for a small fee).

Other readings and assignments will be made available on Moodle. 

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.

Geänderte Prüfungsinformationen (COVID-19 Ausnahmeregelung)

The final examination for this course will take place in-person on campus when possible. Otherwise, it will be conducted online via Moodle. Students should follow university regulations regarding online examinations and are required to have the necessary equipment in order to take these exams.

Prüfungsmethode/n

  • Continuous assessment in the form of self-, peer-, and instructor-generated feedback
  • One or more research-based academic papers
  • Written examination at the end of term

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Advanced language competences related to writing (See CEFR for more specifics) including but not limited to an advanced lexical and syntactic range, rhetorical strategies relating to argumentation, appropriate citation of and use of primary/secondary academic sources (according to Chicago Manual of Style, Author-Date)


Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

The grading for this course will be based on:

  • a timed, in-class essay (final examination);
  • one short, outside-of-class research-based writing assignment; and
  • one long, outside-of-class research-based essay.

The in-class essay (final exam) and long essay must both 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)
        • 552.172 Professional Writing Skills b (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)
        • 552.172 Professional Writing Skills b (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)
        • 552.172 Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 8. Semester empfohlen
  • 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)
          • 552.172 Professional Writing Skills b (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2021/22
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (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
  • 552.170 KS Professional Writing Skills a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 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)