Communication and Writing Skills

llsma2007  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Communication and Writing Skills
Note du 29 juin 2020
Sans connaitre encore le temps que dureront les mesures de distances sociales liées à la pandémie de Covid-19, et quels que soient les changements qui ont dû être opérés dans l’évaluation de la session de juin 2020 par rapport à ce que prévoit la présente fiche descriptive, de nouvelles modalités d’évaluation des unités d’enseignement peuvent encore être adoptées par l’enseignant ; des précisions sur ces modalités ont été -ou seront-communiquées par les enseignant·es aux étudiant·es dans les plus brefs délais.
5 crédits
30.0 h
Q2
Enseignants
Langue
d'enseignement
Anglais
Thèmes abordés
This courses provides transversal competences to doctoral students ' i.e. competences that are useful to all researchers regardless of their specific topic and discipline. During this seminar, students will learn how to write a literature review, an academic paper; how to get published and how to present a research paper.
Acquis
d'apprentissage

A la fin de cette unité d’enseignement, l’étudiant est capable de :

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Contribution de l¿unité d¿enseignementau référentiel AA du programme

- Knowledge and reasoning

- Scientific and systematic approach

- Personal and professional development.



At the end of this seminar, the student will be able to:

  • prepare a research plan and an academic paper;
  • write a paperfollowing the academic standards;
  • review an academic paper;
  • deal with the reviewing process;
  • pitch his/her research;

present a research seminar.

 

La contribution de cette UE au développement et à la maîtrise des compétences et acquis du (des) programme(s) est accessible à la fin de cette fiche, dans la partie « Programmes/formations proposant cette unité d’enseignement (UE) ».
Contenu
What makes a good research idea?
Designing your literature review (Searching for literature; Quality of journals; Writing the literature review')
Developing your research design (Conceptual model, hypotheses, methodology')
Writing your paper: what and how? (Structure of an academic paper; Writing an abstract; Writing the basic sections: data collection, findings, discussion, conclusion, limitations and future research; Positioning a research and defining contributions; Common mistakes of novice writers')
Publishing process (Soliciting for feedback; Developing research papers; Selecting an appropriate journal; Order of authors; Making the paper ready for submission; ')
Reviewing your paper
Presenting your research in a research seminar
Pitch your research to a non-expert audience
Méthodes d'enseignement
The course will be organized around thematic sessions.
Students are expected to prepare the writing/reading assignment and think about the topics before each session. They are also expected to contribute in an informed, critical and innovative manner during the sessions.
Different exercises could be proposed to students such as:
  • published paper analysis;
  • formulating research title, aim, objectives, research questions;
  • writing abstract and if possible, a working paper;
  • reviewing papers written by other students;
presenting orally a working paper.
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants
Continuous evaluation
  • Date: To be specified later
  • Type of evaluation: work in the form of a working paper on a topic of choice + presentation and discussion
  • Comments: More exercises to prepare before, during, after class sessions.
Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Examination session
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: In case of failed, the student will be asked to represent the final work of the course

Ressources
en ligne
Moodle site for this course
Bibliographie
See on Moodle
Faculté ou entité
en charge


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Sigle
Crédits
Prérequis
Acquis
d'apprentissage
Master [120] en sciences de gestion