Information Package / Course Catalogue
Academic Writing
Course Code: EPÖ599
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

It aims to write scientific research reports in accordance with the principles of writing and punctuation rules of scientific research.

Course Content

Definitions of scientific manuscript in research process, purpose and types of academic writing, writing the title and summary, writing the introduction, preparation of the part of the literature, writing the method section, writing the findings, results, discussion and bibliography, using plagiarism programs, selection of journal and ethics All rights reserved.

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Learning Outcomes
1.Know the properties of scientific writing and distinguish scientific writings from other types of writing.
2.Define the parts of scientific writing and explain their properties.
3.Knows about ethics, rights and permits in scientific writing.
4.Establishes a research report in accordance with the principles of academic writing.
5.Sends the report to an appropriate journal.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Fitzpatrick Mary (2011). Engaging Writing I. Pearson Education ESL; 1 edition (January 21, 2011). Day, R.A. (1996). Bilimsel bir makale nasıl yazılır ve yayımlanır? Çev. Gülay Aşkar Altay. Ankara: TÜBİTAK.
2.Silvia, P. J. (2015). Write it up: Practical strategies for writing and publishing journal articles. American Psychological Association
3.Lillis, T., & Curry, M. J. (2013). Academic writing in a global context: The politics and practices of publishing in English. Routledge.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Meeting, first lesson and brainstorming
Week 2 - Theoretical
What is scientific writing?
Week 3 - Theoretical
Academic writing: Purpose and types (Scientific report - Proceedings - Poster - Thesis - Article etc.)
Week 4 - Theoretical
How is scientific research done?
Week 5 - Theoretical
How to create title, authors and addresses, short summary, and keywords?
Week 6 - Theoretical
Introduction section
Week 7 - Theoretical
Literature section
Week 8 - Theoretical
Method section
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 10 - Theoretical
Findings / results and discussion section
Week 11 - Theoretical
Scientific publishing process
Week 12 - Theoretical
Ethics in scientific research
Week 13 - Theoretical
APA style resource representation and bibliography
Week 14 - Theoretical
How is the project written?
Week 15 - Theoretical
Evaualtion of Term
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Reading110111
Individual Work100220
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination110212
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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