Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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AGC 5120 - Graduate Reading and Writing


This course assists international graduate students as they work toward becoming independent and skilled readers and writers in their disciplines. Course writing assignments focus on students’ specific disciplines and include summaries, response papers, and essays. Also addressed in the course are strategies for avoiding plagiarism and citing sources accurately, developing academic vocabulary to express ideas precisely and concisely, and using academic grammar effectively. Using texts from students’ fields of study, reading skills are also included. Whenever possible, students work on assignments they have for discipline-related courses, and individualized attention is provided to maximize learning.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 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 a variety of academic genres.
  • Students will be able to paraphrase, summarize, and use direct quotations effectively, according to a citation style guide.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the placement and purpose of supporting information.
  • Students will be able to write in an academically appropriate style and self-edit for grammatical accuracy.



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