552.190 (17S) BA Thesis Writing

Sommersemester 2017

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02.03.2017 10:00 - 12:00 , V.1.02
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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
16 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
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LV-Beginn
01.03.2017
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Students will have the opportunity to learn about how to find an appropriate BA thesis topic, conduct preliminary research to narrow the topic's focus, write clear research questions, and conduct in-depth research for their topic. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about others aspects of the writing process, including using academic vocabulary, avoiding bias, and improving English grammar.  Students will gain extensive knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style guide and how to consult it to improve their writing.

Inhalt/e

Students will do the following in this course:

  • brainstorm appropriate topics for a BA thesis
  • write research questions to address these topics
  • conduct research to narrow/broaden research focus
  • analyze other BA theses for form, content, and methodology
  • analyze thesis abstracts and write their own
  • conduct extensive research to form the basis for a BA thesis
  • write a bibliography according to the Chicago Manual of Style

Students are not expected to complete their thesis for a grade in this course. For students who will not be writing their thesis in this term, the above content objectives will be applied to a (pro)seminar paper or some other writing assignment in consultation with the course instructor.

Literatur

All materials will be provided either online via Moodle or brought to class.

Prüfungsinformationen

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

Students will be graded based on

1. a portfolio which reflects their written work collected over the course of the semester

2. their participation in class activities and discussions

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)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Sommersemester 2020
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
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)
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)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 552.190 KS BA Thesis Writing (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)