Introduction to academic writing

Course Code: PIPP 2408 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences • Field of study: Pedagogy of primary and preschool education
Type of course: Elective (1 of 2)
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Cornel-Victor Igna
Seminar tutor: Cornel-Victor Igna
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 14
Number of teaching hours per week: 1
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

• Awareness of the importance of research and academic writing – a factor of progress in education, both at micro and in educational macronivel.
• Understand the specifics of academic writing requirements
• Develop coherent academic materials
• Be able to argue, criticize and restructure an academic material
• Understand the requirements of publishing academic materials

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Preparation for writing academic materials 2. The process of writing the academic materials 3. Elements of academic writing 4. Accuracy in academic writing 5. Models of academic writing 6. Publication of academic materials 7. Rewriting academic materials

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Debate, Problematization, Examples and case studies

Learning outcomes:


Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper Seminar evaluation sheet

Recommended reading:

Bailey, S., Academic writing: a handbook for international students (3rd ed). -, Routledge, London; New York, 2011, 1.
Sandra L. Shannon, A guide to academic and scholarly writing -, Baldwin Book Publishing, Oveido, 2011, 1.
Oshima A., Hogue A., Writing academic English -, Pearson Longman, New York, 2006, 1.