Introduction to academic writing

Course Information
TitleΣυγγραφή της επιστημονικής εργασίας / Introduction to academic writing
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorOlga Pantouli
Course ID600018122

Programme of Study: Paidagōgikī Epistīmī: Eidikī Agōgī, Paidagōgikī tou Scholeíou, Synechizómenī Ekpaídeusī

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
An introduction to university-level standards of composition, revision, editing, research, and documentation. A study of the methods and conventions of academic argumentation and research with an emphasis on the skills and practices required to produce academic essays: finding and evaluating sources, formulating research questions, developing thesis statements, constructing arguments, and carrying out various types of analysis.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
•Read texts critically and assess their rhetorical, ideological, and aesthetic strategies. •Use library resources to research a topic in preparation for a debate or paper. •Think independently and critically about literature, media, and the issues raised by texts.
academic writing, references, reference sources
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work251
Student Assessment
Formative assessment with short assignments during the semester, which are sometimes prepared in the classroom (20%), and sometimes at home (20%) as well as an extent assignment related to the subject is dealt with by each student, which is prepared at home and is deposited at the end of the semester (60%). Mandatory follow-ups (maximum number of absences allowed: 2).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις της διδάσκουσας.
Additional bibliography for study
Προτεινόμενη Βιβλιογραφία: Carnell, Eileen, Jacqui MacDonald, Bet McCallum (2008) Passion and Politics: Academics Reflect on Writing for Publication. Institute of Education, University of London. Giltrow, Janet.(2002). Academic writing: writing and reading in the disciplines. Peterborough, Ont.; Orchard Park, NY: Broadview Press. Swales, John M. (2012). Academic writing for graduate students: essential tasks and skills. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. Διαθέσιμο Online: Umberto Eco (1994). Πώς γίνεται μια διπλωματική εργασία. επιμ. & μετάφραση: Μαριάννα Κονδύλη. Αθήνα: Νήσος. Κουτσουλέλου-Μίχου, Σταματία (2009). Όψεις του ακαδημαϊκού λόγου. Gutenberg Λιάντας, Γρηγόρης Μ. (2014). Σύγχρονη επιστημονική τεχνογραφία. Αφοι Σταμούλη. Περιοδικό: Journal of Academic Writing (2011-)
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