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FSS - Attractive Academic Writing

FSS - Attractive Academic Writing

This course will help you finetune your writing skills and your individual style as an academic writer. We will work with the participants’ text and reflext on personal tendencies and the choices that you have as a writer, and the task you have as a writer to assess the needs of a reader.

Dr. Gea Dreschler (g.a.dreschler@vu.nl)

Dr. Gea Dreschler (g.a.dreschler@vu.nl)

https://research.vu.nl/en/persons/gea-dreschler
Gea Dreschler

Course Description

This intensive course is designed for any small group of PhD researchers who are in an advanced stage of writing their dissertation (or articles) and who are interested in increasing the attractiveness and sharpness of their writing. The writer’s aim at this point in the writing process is to pay more attention to the reader and in that light the focus in this course will be on precise argumentation, concise formulation, and stylistic variation.

The course has an introductory group session focusing on linguistic techniques, two working sessions with peer feedback, and an individual tutorial with the teacher.

Study Characteristics

  • Discipline: Academic writing
  • Language: English
  • ECTS: 3
  • Type of education: In class
  • Academic skill: Generic
  • Graduate School: Graduate School of Social Sciences
  • Course dates: 01.03.2022 - 11.03.2022
  • Minimum number of students: 3
  • Maximum number of students: 5
  • Admission criteria: The course is open to maximum of 5 PhD candidates who are a member of VU-GSSS and who have completed at least two chapters (articles) of their dissertation. After signing up, participants are asked to submit an unedited text that they are currently working on or have recently completed. This course is not open to non-FSS PhD candidates.
  • Concluding assessment: Yes
  • Assessment type: Assessment is on the basis of at least one edited thesis chapter (or article) using ELS-online, the ALP feedback system. The precise content of the course will be agreed between teacher and participants in a meeting prior to the course.
  • With Certificate: Yes
  • Schedule info: 

         Session 1:  Tuesday, 1 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

         Session 2:  Friday, 4 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

         Session 3:  Tuesday, 8 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

         Session 4:  Friday, 11 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

  • Registration deadline: 31.01.2022
  • Available to: Open to VU-GSSS members only
  • Name of teacher: Dr. Gea Dreschler (g.a.dreschler@vu.nl)
  • Course Description & Study Characteristics

    Course Description

    This intensive course is designed for any small group of PhD researchers who are in an advanced stage of writing their dissertation (or articles) and who are interested in increasing the attractiveness and sharpness of their writing. The writer’s aim at this point in the writing process is to pay more attention to the reader and in that light the focus in this course will be on precise argumentation, concise formulation, and stylistic variation.

    The course has an introductory group session focusing on linguistic techniques, two working sessions with peer feedback, and an individual tutorial with the teacher.

    Study Characteristics

    • Discipline: Academic writing
    • Language: English
    • ECTS: 3
    • Type of education: In class
    • Academic skill: Generic
    • Graduate School: Graduate School of Social Sciences
    • Course dates: 01.03.2022 - 11.03.2022
    • Minimum number of students: 3
    • Maximum number of students: 5
    • Admission criteria: The course is open to maximum of 5 PhD candidates who are a member of VU-GSSS and who have completed at least two chapters (articles) of their dissertation. After signing up, participants are asked to submit an unedited text that they are currently working on or have recently completed. This course is not open to non-FSS PhD candidates.
    • Concluding assessment: Yes
    • Assessment type: Assessment is on the basis of at least one edited thesis chapter (or article) using ELS-online, the ALP feedback system. The precise content of the course will be agreed between teacher and participants in a meeting prior to the course.
    • With Certificate: Yes
    • Schedule info: 

             Session 1:  Tuesday, 1 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

             Session 2:  Friday, 4 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

             Session 3:  Tuesday, 8 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

             Session 4:  Friday, 11 March 2022 (13.30-15.30)

    • Registration deadline: 31.01.2022
    • Available to: Open to VU-GSSS members only
    • Name of teacher: Dr. Gea Dreschler (g.a.dreschler@vu.nl)

Graduate School of Social Sciences