Advanced English Academic and Professional Communication (AEAPC)

Campus Kuopio

Duration and credits: two weeks, 5 ECTS
Teaching Language: English
Level: Master
Max. number of attendees:
Course coordinator: Lauri Tolkki, lauri.tolkki@uef.fi
Responsible departments: Language Centre
Learning outcomes:

Content

Aims of this course are to practice and develop writing skills and presentation skills in English in the context of each student’s own academic field of study.
Modes of study: Activities will consist of daily classroom meetings with information about academic style, academic writing and academic presentations. There will be lectures, discussions, pair and group work, writ-ten exercises and assignments, and oral tasks, including an academic presentation delivered on campus (ei-ther in Joensuu or in Kuopio). Much of the development takes place through collaborative learning, reflec-tion, feedback and commentary.
Study materials: will be provided by the lecturer in class and on Moodle.
Evaluation criteria: To pass the course, students are required to:

  1. Participate actively in the classes, discussions and activities
  2. Complete all assignments with passing grades, according to the set deadlines, and displaying a satis-factory overall level of knowledge of academic English

Students are required to attend at least 80% of the contact hours.
Teacher: Dr. Satu Tuomainen, Senior Lecturer in English, UEF Kuopio Language Centre