Syllabus

Title
1579 Academic Writing II
Instructors
Univ.Prof. Dr. Gerlinde Mautner
Contact details
Type
FS
Weekly hours
1
Language of instruction
Englisch
Registration
09/01/21 to 09/27/21
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Doctoral/PhD Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 09/30/21 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM D3.0.237
Friday 10/01/21 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM D3.0.237

Contents

The course introduces participants to key features of English academic writing (see ToC below), such as:

  • The macro-structure of journal articles
  • How to write abstracts
  • Paragraphing
  • Meta-discourse
  • What makes sentences clear and persuasive?
  • Punctuation

Please note that THIS COURSE IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE DIBT PROGRAMME

(Doctorate in International Business Taxation, http://www.wu.ac.at/programs/phd/dibt)

DIESER KURS IST AUSSCHLIESSLICH FÜR TEILNEHMER/INNEN IM DIBT-Programm.

Learning outcomes

After the course, participants should be be aware of the essential cornerstones of academic writing in English. In particular, they should know how to structure sentences and paragraphs, and how to deploy key linguistic devices to help readers follow the argument.

Attendance requirements

Full attendance is mandatory

Teaching/learning method(s)

  • Input
  • Textual analysis
  • Exercises

Assessment

Please note that attendance of both sessions is mandatory.

(1) In-class discussion: 30%

(2) Language exercises: 50% 

(3) Textual analysis: 20%

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Participation in the DIBT programme

Readings

1 Author: Mautner, Gerlinde
Title:

Wissenschaftliches Schreiben


Publisher: Universitätsverlag Konstanz (utb 3444)
Edition: 1.0
Year: 2011
Recommendation: Strongly recommended (but no absolute necessity for purchase)
Type: Book

Availability of lecturer(s)

gerlinde.mautner@wu.ac.at

Last edited: 2021-06-24



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