LNG250 Academic Writing
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Course responsible: Hanne Fjerdingby Olsen, Hanne Fjerdingby Olsen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
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Course frequency: Yearly
First time: 2018H
Students at BIOVIT.
The course covers the principles of academic writing for the natural sciences.
The course objective is to develop writing skills for term papers, bachelor and master theses, and scientific publications.
Lectures, discussion groups and individual writing rehearsals with volunteer handing in for individual response on the writing.
The Writing Centre
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Students must attend 7 out of 10 lectures; one mid-term writing rehearsal, and a final writing rehearsal. Must pass mandatory mid-term writing rehearsal, including the final writing rehearsal. Student mid-term assessment.
Continuous evaluation: Passed/Not Passed.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway
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Type of course:
20 hours lectures (10 double lectures).
The course is given in Norwegian but involves reading of scientific papers in English.
An external examiner evaluates the final writing rehearsal.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Passed / Failed