552.190 (15W) BA Thesis Writing

Wintersemester 2015/16

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Erster Termin der LV
02.10.2015 13:00 - 15:00 , N.0.43
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Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
BA Thesis Writing
LV-Art
Kurs (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
14 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Deutsch
LV-Beginn
09.10.2015
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Inhalt/e

see English description course starts Oct 9

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Students learn... • how to turn their ideas into a workable project • how to use prewriting strategies to find and narrow down a topic • to understand the difference between a ‘topic’ and a ‘thesis statement/research question’ • how and where to carry out research effectively and independently • how to structure their theses properly and accordingly • how to write a proposal and abstract • to understand the principles of citation and the nature of plagiarism • how to use academic language appropriately • how to talk about their own projects • how to organise and reflect on their own writing process and environment

Lehrmethodik

lecture inputs; workshops

Inhalt/e

This course is aimed at advanced students of English and American Studies (ideally - but not limited to - those who plan to write their BA theses this semester or are already in the process). Participants will be ‘guided’ through the main stages of writing a BA thesis, produce a research proposal and abstract, and work continuously on their own projects.

Themen

  • • Organizing and understanding the writing process
  • • Finding and narrowing down a topic (prewriting strategies)
  • • Developing a thesis statement/research question
  • • Research skills (including reading and note-taking)
  • • Structuring and Formatting
  • • Citation (direct quote, paraphrasing; Chicago Style)
  • • Appropriate use of academic language
  • • Revising and editing
  • • Writing a proposal and abstract

Lehrziel

• to increase students’ motivation and confidence in regard to writing research papers and other texts that are connected to it (proposal, abstract) • to provide students with a space to share and discuss their own ideas as well as their writing habits • to raise students’ awareness of the importance of giving and receiving feedback • to help students avoid ‘writer’s block’ and procrastination by encouraging them to work on their projects continually

Prüfungsinformationen

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

two short oral presentations; written assignment (final draft of proposal); participation (portfolio)

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium Language (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Aufbaustudium Language
        • BA Thesis Writing ( 0.0h KU / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.190 BA Thesis Writing (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Sprachliches Aufbaustudium
        • Integrated Language Skills ( 2.0h KU / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.190 BA Thesis Writing (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium (ab 12W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Integrated Language Skills ( 0.0h KU / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.190 BA Thesis Writing (2.0h KS / 3.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)