Academic Skills 2

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

During this course, students are expected to hone the following skills:
• Displaying critical skills, both in speaking and writing
• Giving and implementing constructive feedback, both in speaking and
• Evaluating their own work and the work of others critically

Inhoud vak

This is the second part of the Academic Skills courses in which students
will produce an academic research paper based on their work from
Academic Skills 1. In this course, students will use a number of
resources (library catalogues, specialist archives and databases) to
write an independent research paper based on one literary text (poem,
play or novel) of their own choice. Students will be expected to produce
a ‘log book’ of their research activities. The log-book will contain
step by step information that will outline their chosen academic
methods, decisions and independent self-reflection. Special attention
will be paid to academic writing skills and presentation skills that
will have been taught in Academic Skills 1.


Tutorial groups (6 hrs per week). Details will be posted on Canvas.


• Log book of Research Methodology and Reflection (70%)
• 1500 word essay (30%)
(students must pass both with at least a 5.5)

Vereiste voorkennis

Students must have successfully completed Academic Skills 1.




First year BA students Literature and Society: English

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

Sign up procedure: There is a slightly different enrollment procedure for this module. The standard procedure of the Faculty of Humanities has students sign up for (i) the module, (ii) the form of tuition (lecture and/or preferred seminar group), and (iii) the exam. However, for this module the instructor will assign the students to the seminar groups. Therefore, students should sign up for (i) the module and (iii) the exam, but not for (ii) the seminar groups.

Algemene informatie

Studiepunten 3 EC
Periode P3
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. A.S. Raghunath
Examinator dr. A.S. Raghunath
Docenten dr. A.S. Raghunath

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