The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Training oral and written skills related to future professional field. The course will also be a support for thesis work including process writing, writing technicalities and academic writing.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have sufficient command of vocabulary in both general and professional areas to present professional subjects in correct and appropriate language, and to be able to write professional documents necessary in performing the tasks related to studies and future professional needs in the media field.

Course contents

Academic writing; language correctness, grammar rules, text genres, translation. Business communication, professional writing, preparing and delivering oral presentations.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish.

Previous course names

none

Additional information

To pass the course the student should pass the written examination and the assignments in Swedish, totally 150 points. The grades of the assignments left after deadline will be reduced with 5-10 points.

Recommended or required reading

von Hertzen, Maria; Stolt, Kerstin (red.): Skrivguide 2014 Version 2.0 [www]. The Skrivguide is located on Arcadas webb site under BIBLIOTEK>> Skrivguide. Reuter, Mikael. 2014. Så här ska det låta. Reuter, Mikael. 2006. Översättning och språkriktighet Svenska skrivregler. 2008. Reference literature: Ehrenberg-Sundin m.fl. Att skriva bättre i jobbet Schött, Kristina m.fl. Studentens skrivhandbok Språkhjälpen – språkhjälp för akademiskt skrivande. 2008. [www] http://www.kielijelppi.fi/framsidan Strömquist, Siv.1999: Uppsatshandboken articles and handouts

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours
  • Seminars - 10 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations in Swedish: Examination 1 Skrivguide test 25 p Examination 2 Report 35 p Examination 3 Essay 40 p

Teacher

Eklund Kaj

Examiner

Eklund Kaj

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (21 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-11-10

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-11-05 12:30 - 14:30 B325 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-06 12:30 - 14:30 B320 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-12 10:15 - 14:00 E387 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-13 12:30 - 14:30 A311 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-20 12:30 - 14:30 E383 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation Eklund Kaj
2019-11-26 12:15 - 15:00 E387 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-11-27 12:30 - 14:30 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-12-04 12:30 - 14:30 E387 Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj
2019-12-11 12:30 - 14:30 E383 Svenska: vetenskapligt skrivande och affärskommunikation/Akademiskt skrivande KP Eklund Kaj

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