Oct 01, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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AGC 5160 - Writing for Research and Publication


This course guides students through the process of writing up primary research following the guidelines/practices of their field. The intended audience is students writing up their research or research plan, such as writing a proposal, final research project, thesis, dissertation, or article for publication. Organizing and writing up the literature review, methods, results, and discussion sections are covered. Also addressed are avoiding plagiarism, following a discipline-specific citation style, and using a discipline-specific writing style. Individualized attention is provided to maximize learning.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 15.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to write research genres, such as a research prospectus, thesis/dissertation, or article, with the focus on the rhetorical structure, grammatical, and lexical patterns appropriate to the task, purpose, and discipline.
  • Students will be able to use sources effectively to build an argument, including accurately following discipline-specific citation practices.
  • Students will be able to use effective editing and proofreading strategies.



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