POG0088 Academic writing and text awareness, 3.0 Credits
Subjects Other Social Science
No Level Indicated
Pass / Failed
The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.
Applicants must be admitted to PhD studies.
In this course the overall objective is for participants to learn how to efficiently
communicate research in academic writing, by understanding the writing process in relation to their own writing. After completion of the course the participants will be able to:
- Explain and exemplify different writing strategies and resources for
- Apply text analysis to understand academic texts in general as well as
discipline-specific norms and traditions
- Discuss the value of critical reading and the peer-review process
- Identify their own writing practices and plan for how to improve as
Would you like to develop your skills as an academic writer? Writing is the
most important tool for communicating science, both within and outside academia.
In this online course, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their own
writing process and text tradition, as well as find strategies and tools to improve
The course will be made up of lectures and workshops, self-studies and assignments. Assignments will focus on developing the participants as writers within their own writing tradition and increase self-awareness. The course also focuses on academic English (for example language correctness and efficient writing). In addition, the course will include feedback on the participants’ writing.
Formats and requirements for examination
Written and oral assignments as well as contributing to discussions in online meetings.