Course code LNG240

LNG240 Academic Writing

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Course responsible: William Stewart Warner
Teachers: Karl-Arne Næss Korseberg
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Autumn: 35. Spring 70 (two groups)
Teaching exam periods:
Course starts and ends in the same parallel.
Course frequency: The courses is given each autumn and spring parallel.
First time: Study year 2010-2011
Preferential right:
Master degree students
Course contents:
The course covers the principles of academic writing for both the natural and social sciences. The first half focuses on structure, the second half focuses on style.
Learning outcome:

The objective is to develop writing skills for term papers, theses, and scientific publications.

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Learning activities:
Lectures and one-on-one consultations.
Teaching support:
The Writing Centre
Syllabus:
W. Strunk and E.B. White, The Elements of Style. Additional readings will be posted on Canvas/Literature.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Students must attend at least 10 lectures, including the last. In addition, students must pass at least 10 weekly assignments, including the final paper.
Assessment:
Must pass ten assignments, including the last.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (general admission).
Reduction of credits:
EDS275 10 ECTS
Type of course:
26 hours of lectures and discussions during 13 weeks.
Note:
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Examiner:
An external examiner is involved in the final evaluation.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått