Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KIEN2364 English Seminar Skills / Natural Sciences 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kelly Raita

Keywords

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2 - C1

General description

This course is only for students of genetics and ecology. The course is divided into two parts: academic writing skills and presentation skills.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student should:
- be able to give a seminar paper presentation in English
- understand the key issues related to writing academic text in English
- be aware of the style and structure of academic research papers, paragraph structure, text flow and cohesion
- be able to present in English effectively on a research topic of their choosing

Contents

Topics covered on the course are:
- academic style and vocabulary
- paragraph structure and the format and organization of academic texts
- the organisation and structure of academic presentations
- effective visuals (including poster presentations)
- body language and language techniques

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 20 h 0 h
Independent work 10 h 0 h
Seminar 10 h 0 h
Exercises 0 h 10 h

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

For credit, min. 80% attendance and active participation.

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Belongs to following study modules

Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Department of Biology
Department of Biology
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Centre for Language and Communication St./Spanish
Centre for Language and Communication St./Italian
Centre for Language and Communication St./Japanese
Centre for Language and Communication St./Chinese
Finnish Study Modules
Centre for Language and Comm.Stud./Speech Comm.
Centre for Language and Communication St./French
Centre for Language and Communication St./Swedish
Centre for Language and Communication St./German
Centre for Language and Communication St./Finnish
Centre for Language and Communication St./Russian
Languages