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At the end of this module students will be able to:
Conduct a literature review; select samples of academic papers and chapters, to prepare a literature review draft, on a thematic area; prepare a table of contents, a bibliography and a sample set of appendices, for a report/chapter; critically evaluate samples of academic writing (articles, reports and chapters).
How to conduct a literature review; how to use library tools to manage your data; preparing an outline of a literature review; developing an argument in your writing; providing a synthesis and analysis of relevant literature in your field; using illustrative material in your written work; paraphrasing and quoting correctly in your work; creating a bibliography and appendices; reviewing, editing and proofing work for submission/publication; regulations concerning plagiarism.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Portfolio: Portfolio of work, and students must attend all tutorials and complete the portfolio tasks associated with this module. The portfolio of work is completed across the module.||Unspecified||n/a||Other||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Students will complete academic writing tasks during the course of this module, and will submit draft writing for comment and review feedback, as they develop their learning.
|Dr Catriona Delaney||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 37||Mon 10:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 37||Thurs 10:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 37||Tues 10:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 37||Wed 10:00 - 15:50|