Course syllabus ZAPSA - Fundamentals of Academic Writing in EN (FRDIS - WS 2019/2020)


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Course code: ZAPSA
Course title in language of instruction: Fundamentals of Academic Writing in EN
Course title in Czech: Fundamentals of Academic Writing in EN
Course title in English: Fundamentals of Academic Writing in EN
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, LLM, Ph.D., MBA (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Zouhar Ludvíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Prerequisites: none
 
Aims of the course:
The aim of the course is to consolidate students' knowledge gained during their previous studies. It focuses on writing for academic purposes so that the students are prepared to write assignments in their other courses. The course covers the most common genres and useful techniques and for students´ future writing. The course is designed as a set of practical workshops that give the students the opportunity to learn by doing.
 
Course contents:
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Learning outcomes and competences:
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Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
 
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture26 h
     practice13 h
     project work3 h
     public presentation (oral)1 h
Self-study
     preparation for regular assessment3 h
     elaboration and execution of projects3 h
     writing of seminar paper3 h
Total52 h
 
Assessment methods:
attendance 10%
presentation 10%
portfolio 30%
final essay 30%
final interview 20%

GRADES
A 100% - 94%
B 93% - 84%
C 83% - 76%
D 75% - 68%
E 67% - 60%
F 59 and below
 
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