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Academic Skills

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Kod przedmiotu: CES-BA-11 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Academic Skills
Jednostka: Instytut Europeistyki
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 40 godzin, 10 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Aeddan Shaw
Prowadzący grup: Aeddan Shaw
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie lub ocena
Sylabus przedmiotu dla studentów rozpoczynających studia od roku akademickiego 19/20:

European Studies

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/2021" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 40 godzin, 10 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Luc Ampleman
Prowadzący grup: Luc Ampleman
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie lub ocena
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Provide the students with adequate intellectual tools to help them perform better academic tasks and enhance the writing, research, presentation, critical thinking skills.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) K1_U02 (++) Ability to read, understand, and perform a critical analysis of texts relating to subjects associated with European Studies (and political sciences);

K1_U05 (++) Ability to correctly apply the terminology pertaining to the academic disciplines in European Studies (and political sciences);

K1_U09 (+) Ability to write simple essays on an academic subject using a suitable selection of source materials and workshop resources; ability to write a final diploma paper entailing appropriately formulated and verified research hypotheses whilst maintaining the principles of objective and honest academic research;

K1_K01(++) Awareness of the level of his/her knowledge and skills, and appreciation of the need for continual education and enhancement of his/her professional and personal skills; ability to plan his/her further development.

Wymagania wstępne:

(tylko po angielsku) None

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Attendance is mandatory (students missing more than two classes will need to meet with the teacher and make up the missing classes). Missing more than 50% of the classes will result in failure of the course.

Delivering alassignments, showing full engagement in class / online, participating in final semianr activityand completing with success the written assessment. Obtaining a satisfactory grade at the end of the semester.

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Workshop and tutorial sessions

• In-class/online participation and continuous class/home assignments (deliverables): 45%

• Short report (brief communication paper): 30%

Final seminar

• In-class/online presentation: 15%

• Peer review: 10%

Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody eksponujące - ekspozycja
Metody eksponujące - film
Metody praktyczne - ćwiczenia produkcyjne
Metody praktyczne - metoda projektów
Metody praktyczne - symulacja
Metody problemowe - klasyczna metoda problemowa
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - dyskusja dydaktyczna
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - inscenizacja
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - seminarium
Metody programowane - z użyciem komputera
Metody programowane - z użyciem podręcznika programowanego

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) Active Learning activities; expository methods; demonstrating methods; practical methods – short group discussion; seminar & production tasks; problem-solving methods; Programmed learning – with the use of the computer and textbook; seminar presentation; learning by teaching

Note: all activities can be performed in the classroom format/ off-class format and will be adapted to be conducted online if necessary.

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) 4.0

Sylabus przedmiotu dla studentów rozpoczynających studia od roku akademickiego 19/20:

(tylko po angielsku) Students will be able to access the syllabus on the MS teams channel oif the course.

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

A 40 hours cours where students from the study program will develop their academic skills.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Navigating in Academia / Overview of the course

Skill 1: Decoding academia and its disciplines

Main aims: (i) Review the syllabus; (ii) Clarify the notion of academic skills

Understanding academic and scientific narratives

Skill 2: Decrypting scientific narratives I: describing, explaining, predicting

Skill 3: Decrypting scientific narratives II: understanding the logic of the scientific discourse(s) and models

Skill 4: Decrypting scientific narratives III: distinguishing causality from correlation

Main aim: Understand the mechanics of the scientific/academic discourse(s) (storytelling)

Reflecting academically on social issues and scientific problems

Skill 5: Defining concepts and explaining them in simple words

Skill 6: Formulating and scoping a research problem

Skill 7: Designing a good research question

Main aim: Formulate clearly a problem and justify its significance

Searching for sources and finding relevant data

Skill 8: Finding reliable academic sources

Skill 9: Managing data, literature sources and knowledge

Main aims: (i) Skim informational resource to determine usefulness; (ii) use search features/ platforms effectively

Effective reading

Skill 10: Scanning, skimming and reading efficiently academic texts

Skill 11: Taking notes efficiently.

Skill 12: Using conceptual mapping

Main aims: (i) Selecting relevant information; (ii) annotate a text; iii) compare different methods for taking notes

Outlining your ideas

Skill 13: Planning your academic assignments (reports, essay, poster)

Skill 14: Structuring your academic storytelling

Main aim: Organize thoughts and make an academic project outline

Using and reporting sources

Skill 15: Paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting effectively

Skill 16: Citing sources

Skill 17: Finetuning a bibliography

Main aims: (i) Know when and how to paraphrase, summarise, quote and cite; (ii) build a bibliography using a wide range of sources

Finetuning your academic discourse and writing

Skill 18: Polishing your introduction and conclusion

Skill 19: Reducing the word counts

Skill 20: Crafting an abstract

Main aims: Review the kinds of introductions; (ii) review the elements of a conclusion; writing an abstract; (iv) reduce the length of a text without losing any important ideas

Supporting your argument using visual elements

Skill 21: Selecting meaningful images and dealing with intellectual property

Skill 22: Using graphs

Skill 23: Interpreting and producing maps

Main aim: Using appropriately visual information to convince your audience

Giving insightful presentations

Skill 24: Preparing a presentation and sharing your results/scientific insights

Skill 25: Popularize scientific knowledge for the general public

Skill 26: Understanding rhetorical mechanisms

Main aims: (i) communicate efficiently; (ii) convince your audience; (iii) enter in a constructive dialogue with other actors from your community

Critically processing information

Skill 27: Identify and assess the sources of knowledge

Skill 28: Detecting biases and avoiding them

Main aims: (i) Analyze an argument; (ii) detect reasoning fallacies

Constructive Peer-reviewing

Skill 29: Reviewing your peers

Skill 30: Dealing with feedback

Skill 31: Listening, participating and asking relevant questions

Main aims: (i) Review the best practices in peer-reviewing; (ii) Dealing with positive and adversarial feedback

Student seminar and round table

Skill 32: Participating actively in your research/ study community

Main aims: (i) present in a convincing manner a short report (brief communication paper) and deal with question from an audience; (ii) provide constructive feedback; (iii) ask and answer questions appropriately

keep this date free in the event of a change in the calendar

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Booth, W. C., Colomb, G. G., Williams, J. M., Bizup, J., & Fitzgerald, W. T. (2016). The Craft of Research. In Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (Fourth Edi). The University of Chicago Press Chicago.

Day, T. (2013). Success in Academic Writing. Palgrave Macmillan.

Gillett, A., Hammond, A., & Martala, M. (2009). Inside Track. Successful Academic Writing. Pearson Education Limited.

Greetham, B. (2001). How to Write Better Essays. Palgrave.

Haynes, A. (2010). Writing successful academic books. In Writing Successful Academic Books. Cambridge University Press.

Huang, L.-S. (2010). Academic Communication Skills. Conversation Strategies for International Graduate Students. University Press of America.

Matthews, R., & Lally, J. (2010). The Thinking Teacher’s Toolkit. Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives. Continuum International Publishing Group.

Shapiro, E. S. (2011). Academic Skills Problems. In Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (Fourth edition). The Guilford Press.

Shively, W. P. (2017). The Craft of Political Research. In T. Edition (Ed.), The Craft of Political Research. Routledge.

Turner, K., Ireland, L., Krenus, B., & Pointon, L. (2010). Essential academic skills. Oxford University Press. http://eprints.jcu.edu.au/10316

* Several other articles on various topics will be proposed to students during the semester

Uwagi: (tylko po angielsku)

The course is prepared to be conducted in a classroom format. However all activities including the final seminar can be adapted and conducted online through MS teams if the situation required to move from face-to-face to online format.

1. Navigating in Academia / Overview of the course (2.10)

2. Understanding academic and scientific narratives (9.10)

3. Reflecting on social issues and scientific problems (16.10)

4. Searching for sources and finding relevant data (23.10)

5. Effective reading (30.10)

6. Outlining your ideas (6.11)

7. Using and reporting sources (13.11 - to be confirmed)

8. Finetuning your academic discourse and writing (20.11)

9. Supporting your argument using visual elements (27.11)

10. Giving insightful presentations (04.12)

11. Critically processing information (11.12)

12. Constructive Peer-reviewing (18.12)

13. Student seminar and round table (08.01)

*15.01. 2021: Keep this date free in the event of a change in the calendar

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