Research writing in English is an indispensable skill in today’s international academic environment. Scholars must be able to write effectively for journal publications, conference submissions, and many other types of texts. This workshop will identify the main problem areas non-native speakers have when writing academic English and provide tips on how to improve. This offer is specifically adapted to the needs of engineers, with particular focus on technical writing, process descriptions, describing data, and other specific needs for science and engineering scholars.
- Implementing the Academic writing style (correct register)
- Ability to recognize the correct verb use, including verb tenses and passive vs. active voice
- Utilizing the appropriate academic vocabulary
- Ability to describe graphs and present data
- Capacity to describe cause-and-effect relationships as well as processes
Requirement: Participants are required to work through asynchronous online materials via ILIAS and to participate in synchronous WebEx meetings with the instructor. To profit the most from this workshop, participants are encouraged to bring individual material (text, images, graphs etc.) of their current research work.
Dieses Seminar gehört zu den überfachlichen Lehrveranstaltungen zur Vermittlung von fachübergreifenden Schlüsselqualifikationen nach §5 Abs. 4 Nr. 2 PromO 2016.
Für die Teilnahme an diesem Workshop erhalten die Teilnehmer/innen 1 Leistungspunkt.