Research and Study Skills: Research and Writing in European Studies
Full course description
This course offers a general introduction into academic writing. Through outlining the programme’s research and writing trajectory, students will be introduced to speciﬁc expectations and requirements as regards their papers in European Studies, including ethical issues and APA requirements. The course pays particular attention to how to read diﬀerent academic texts, identify main and supporting ideas, and translate this understanding into writing. Among the specific tasks trained in the course: finding relevant literature in the University Library; writing a summary and a compare & contrast paper; giving and receiving feedback; planning academic writing tasks. Students will work with texts they are reading for the concurrent content course Imagining Europe. This will further their comprehension of those texts and help them to improve their general study skills and debating skills.