Here you can find teaching material to support student writing.
Many courses and study programs have seminars for academic writing. In addition to lectures, students also need to set aside time to work with their own writing.
Here you will find an overview of the active learning resources suitable for teaching students the writing tools they need to master academic writing. The individual activities are described under terms and concetps, arguemtation and structure.
The resources below are directed towards students writing a master thesis, but can be adapted to students writing other types of assignments, such as bachelor theses, term papers, lab reports and research articles. Get in touch with KURT if you want to share something that you have developed or used.
When: 1. semester of the master studies
Goal: writing your own project description and plan.
Scale: 1 hour per week, 12 weeks in total. Split into 3 modules
Activities: And-But-Therefore, argumentation, peer review
Experiences: Department of physics, fall of 2018 and 2019
Intensive 2-day workshop
When : bachelor or master students
Goal: learn to use tools for the writing process and get started writing.
Scale: 3 hours + 3 hours (home work in between)
Activites: And-But-Therefore, postIT-bonanza, argumentation, peer review, writing to think
Experience: Natural history museum, fall 2019
LInks: download resources (in English).
When: 4.semester master students
Goal: get an overview of the thesis, get started writing and master writing tools
Scale: 2 hours each week for 5 weeks
Activities: And-But-Therefore, close reading, micro writing, argumentation, peer review, revision, group discussions
Experience: MN-faculty, spring 2020