Jul 18, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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AGC 5140 - Academic Writing in Graduate Studies


This course develops the skills graduate students need to become successful writers in their academic and post-academic careers. Course topics include writing a critique, annotated bibliography, literature review, and research paper. The course covers strategies for organizing and developing thoughts, writing concisely in an academic style, proofreading, avoiding plagiarism, and citing sources effectively, according to a discipline-specific citation style. 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 appropriately for a discipline-specific audience in terms of style.
  • Students will be able to effectively organize their academic writing, specifically critiques, literature reviews, and research papers.
  • Students will be able to paraphrase, summarize, and use direct quotations effectively, according to a discipline-specific citation style.
  • Students will be able to use effective editing and proofreading strategies.



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