EDU705 : Writing for Research

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

The purpose of this course is to help you implement the critical reading, thinking skills and strategies necessary to the practice of research writing.

Course Learning Outcomes

The students will be able

  • Develop understanding of the basic framework of research process
  • Develop an understanding of various steps required to designs and techniques for research
  • Develop an understanding of the language dimensions for writing the research
  • Appreciate the components of scholarly writing and evaluate its quality


Course Calendar

TopicLectureResourcePage
Purpose and main components of a thesis (Topic 1 - 6)1
Appendinces and Footnotes (Topic 7 - 12)2
Abstract Writing (Topic 13 - 18)3
Occupy the Niche/Gap ( Topic 19 - 24)4
Key Linguitics Features in Indicating the Gap ( Topic 25 - 30)5
Literature Review (Topic 31 - 36)6
Quiz No. 1
Reporting Speech (Topic 37 - 42)7
Language Focus (Tense and Citation) (Topic 43 - 48)8
Assignment No. I
Reviewing the Literarure: Organizing ( Topic 49 - 54)9
Methodology: Main Body ( Topic 55 - 60)10
Data Collection ( Topic 61 - 65)11
Summarizing ( Topic 66 - 72)12
Qualitative Research ( Topic 73 - 78)13
Mid- Term Exam
Presenting Qualitative Results ( Topic 79 - 86)14
Discussion of Results ( Topic 87 - 93)15
Limitation in Discussion ( Topic 94 - 100)16
Implications ( Topic 101 to 106)17
Confidentiality ( Topic 107 - 112)18
Assignment No. 2
Smoothness of Expression (Topic 113 - 118 )19
Appropriate level of specificity ( Topic 119 - 124)20
Grammar and Usage ( Topic 125 - 130)21
Mechanics of Styles : Punctuation Period ( Topic 131 - 136)22
Academic Styles : Formal Language (Topic 137 - 142)23
Quiz No. II
Writing Purpose ( Topic 143 - 148)24
Reasons for not Writing : Peer Support ( Topic 149- 154)25
Others Problems in Writing ( Topic 155 to 160)26
Final Term Exam
 
 
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