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.

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: Examination 1 Language correctness test 20 p Examination 2 Skrivguide test 25 p Examination 3 Report 30 p Examination 4 Business communication letters 20 p Examination 5 Literature seminar 15 p Examination 6 Written literature report 30 p

Teacher

  • Eklund Kaj
  • Sandell Magdalena
  • Åvall Ann-Kristin
  • Hagström Sarah

Examiner

Eklund Kaj

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (57 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

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
2019-09-04 10:00 - 12:00 B518 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-09-11 10:00 - 12:00 D4107-08 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena
2019-09-18 10:00 - 12:00 B518 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-09-25 10:00 - 12:00 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-10-02 10:00 - 12:00 D173 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-09 10:00 - 12:00 D4106 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-10-16 10:00 - 12:00 E385 Akademiskt skrivande, workshop i infosökning
2019-10-23 10:00 - 12:00 E383 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena
2019-10-23 10:00 - 12:00 B327 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-10-30 10:00 - 12:00 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-11-06 10:00 - 12:00 E383 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-11-06 10:00 - 12:00 E387 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-11-13 10:00 - 12:00 D173 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-20 10:00 - 12:00 E383 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena
2019-11-27 10:00 - 12:00 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
2019-12-04 10:00 - 12:00 E385 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena
2019-12-11 10:00 - 12:00 D4107-08 Akademiskt skrivande Eklund Kaj
Sandell Magdalena

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