Research Skills & Practices
Seminar, 2.00 ECTS
In the course ESP students improve their academic writing skills.
The following topics will be dealt with in detail:
- writing different types of texts (special focus will be laid on writing
abstracts and summaries)
- acquiring strategies that help students comprehend and
independently write complex, scientific texts
- extending their academic vocabulary
- introduction to presentation skills: summarizing and presenting
scientific papers (such as project work or bachelor theses)
On completion of the course, students have fundamental knowledge about tow to gather and analyze Web data as well as the knowledge and skills to do scientific work.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
Avinash Kaushik, Web Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer Centricity, Wiley 2009
The Essential Guide to Doing Research. London: Sage. Oshima, A. & Hogue, A. (2005).
English for Academic Study: Writing. Reading: Garnet Education. Powell, M. (1996).
Professional Journals: ACM, IEEE
Mode of delivery
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Web Engineering 3
Assessment methods and criteria