ELI 420 - Research Paper Writing
Section: 002
Term: WN 2014
Subject: English Language Institute (ELI)
Department: LSA English Language Institute
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Grading basis of 'S' or 'U'.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This advanced writing course for Master's and Ph.D. students focuses on writing research papers or Master's Theses. Students learn to formulate a hypothesis, synthesize material from written sources, organize ideas, and develop arguments. Students investigate writing conventions in their respective fields, work on incorporating devices to improve flow and coherence of writing, and learn the grammar and semantics of academic writing. Activities include small group work, analysis of academic texts, revising of writing, and tutorial sessions.

ELI 420 - Research Paper Writing
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001 (LEC)
Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (LEC)
F 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780472034758
Academic writing for graduate students : essential tasks and skills, Author: John M. Swales & Christine B. Feak., Publisher: University of Michigan Press 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780472033362
Telling a research story : writing a literature review, Author: Christine B. Feak, John M. Swales., Publisher: University of Michigan Press [Nachdr.]. 2009
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