Course code LNG240

LNG240 Academic Writing

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Course responsible: William Stewart Warner, William Stewart Warner, William Stewart Warner, William Stewart Warner
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Course offered autumn and spring. Three sections of 12 students each semester. 
Teaching exam periods:
Course starts and ends in the same parallel.
Course frequency: <p>The courses is given each autumn and spring parallel.</p><p>Course will be offered last time in autumn 2019. </p>
First time: 2010H
Last time: 2019H
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: Passed / Failed