Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 66270102 Subject Classification Social Cooperation Courses
Subject Name アカデミックライティングII
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Academic Writing II
ワン ティンジア
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds5-8:IAS K105
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture・Discussion ・Exercises - in-class writing 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Career Education
Eligible Students All undergraduate students
Keywords Academic Writing, English skills 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
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This course is based on Academic Writing I. Students will conduct a small research project, collect and analyze data and then write a 800-1000-word research paper.
This assignment will allow students to experience all the stages of writing a research paper. The instruction will help provide information on paper writing, the academic narrative, and academic integrity. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: The Academic Research paper: Finding a feasible topic.
Task 1: Literature search
Lesson 2: Organising ideas: Writing Outlines
Students submit list of 10 academic papers.
Lesson 3: Writing a research question/thesis statement
Lesson 4: Writing the literature review
Lesson 5: Writing the method section – Data Collection due
Lesson 6: The results section: How to incorporate tables, graphs, and figures
Lesson 7: The discussion section: How to interpret the results
Lesson 8: Task: Writing the Discussion
Lesson 9: Editing, proof-reading and revising
Lesson 10: Consultation session
Lesson 11: Peer-feedback on Research Paper Draft 1
Lesson 12: Research Paper Draft 1 Due
Lesson 13: Peer-feedback on Research Paper Draft 2
Lesson 14: Research Paper Draft 2 Due
Lesson 15: Final Paper is Due

Students write a 800-1000-word research paper. The final paper is due in the last class. 
Copies of required material will be provided to the students via Microsoft Teams.
Students should bring their laptops to class literature search and in-class writing tasks. 
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(More Details) Access to computers and audiovisual equipment is required.
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
There will be homework assignments after every class.  
Requirements Students have to have taken Academic Writing I. 
Grading Method Tasks 30%, Compositions 30 %, Final Paper 40% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The Medium of Instruction will be English. 
Other Academic Writing I is a prerequisite for taking Academic Writing II in Term 2 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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