LNG240 Academic Writing
Showing course contents for the educational year 2017 - 2018 .
Course responsible: William Stewart Warner
Teachers: Karl-Arne Næss Korseberg
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: EN
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
Master degree students
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.
The objective is to develop writing skills for term papers, theses, and scientific publications.
Lectures and one-on-one consultations.
The Writing Centre
W. Strunk and E.B. White, The Elements of Style. Additional readings will be posted on Canvas/Literature.
Students must attend at least 10 lectures, including the last. In addition, students must pass at least 10 weekly assignments, including the final paper.
Must pass ten assignments, including the last.
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.
An external examiner is involved in the final evaluation.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått