Units of Study

WMST6902 - Arguing the Point

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Melissa Claire Gregg

Description

This core unit of study aims to develop scholarly skills of research, writing and argumentation. Through the study of different examples of academic research, we will carefully draw out why and how certain research and argumentation strategies are privileged in different texts. We will also closely examine different genres of academic writing and different modes of research (including empirical research). The unit will encourage students to develop their own argumentation skills and research practices.

Assessments

1x1500wd outline/literature review (20%), 1x500wd in-class presentation (10%) and 1x4000wd thesis chapter (70%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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