2018年度秋学期アカデミックライティングプログラム

This course is designed to help graduate students develop and review the linguistic, rhetorical, and strategic competencies needed in academic writing to succeed at Ritsumeikan University. All graduate students are encouraged to attend this course to go over the concepts of academic writing and areas in which individual improvements may be necessary.The course will be offered as both an 8-week course (eight 90-minute sessions) and as a two-day intensive course (two Saturdays each consisting of four 90-minute sessions) depending on the campus. You may register for the course of your choice.

Schedule&Place

CampusDateTimePlace
KIC

Saturday Nov 3 &
Saturday Nov 10 

       10:00-17:10
       10:00-17:10

KYURONKAN Presentation Room A, B, C 

BKCSaturday Nov 17 &
Saturday Nov 24
        10:00-17:10
        10:00-17:10
AD-SEMINARIO A202
CO-LEARNING HOUSE I 103
OICEvery Friday
Oct 19 - Dec 14
         Period 3
         (13:00 - 14:30)
BUILDING A AC341


Course Schedule (KIC and BKC)


KIC: Sat, Nov 3 / BKC: Sat, Nov 17 
 Session & Time Theme
 Session 1 
10:00 - 11:30
Essay and Assignment Planning
 Session 2 
11:40 - 13:10
Paragraph Structure and Coherence
 Session 3
14:00 - 15:30

Components of a Research Paper

 Session 4
15:40 - 17:10
The Introduction and Thesis Statement

KIC: Sat, Nov 10 / BKC: Sat, Nov 24
Session & Time Theme
Session 1 
10:00 - 11:30
Common Errors and Writing Accuracy
Session 2 
11:40 - 13:10
Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Referencing
 Session 3
14:00 - 15:30

Body and Conclusion

Session 4
15:40 - 17:10
Writing the Abstract / Revising and Editing

Course Schedule(OIC only)


 Session Dates & Time Theme
 Session 1

Fri,  Oct 19
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Essay and Assignment Planning

 Session 2

Fri,  Oct 26
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Paragraph Structure and Coherence

 Session 3

Fri,  Nov 2
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Common Errors and Writing Accuracy

 Session 4

Fri,  Nov 9
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Referencing

 Session 5

Fri,  Nov 16
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Components of a Research Paper

 Session 6Fri,  Nov 30
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)
The Introduction and Thesis Statement
 Session 7

Fri,  Dec 7
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Body and Conclusion

 Session 8

Fri,  Dec 14
Period 3 
(13:00 - 14:30)

Writing the Abstract / Revising and Editing

*There is no tuition fee for taking this non-credit program.
*All sessions will be taught in English.
*Japanese students are also welcome.

Eligibility

Graduate students officially enrolled at Ritsumeikan University
 

How to apply:
Applications can be made online through the following website:

KIC : 

BKC :   


OIC : 

*Application period: KIC: Wednesday, Sep 26 - Friday, Oct 26 
                                    BKC: Wednesday, Sep 26 - Friday, Nov 2
                                    OIC: Wednesday, Sep 26 - Friday, Oct 12

*We will stop accepting applications when the application reaches its quota.



*Please note that during the course, we may take photos of the sessions. These photos will be used for promotional purposes only, such as on our website, facebook page, and brochures for future courses. If you have any issues with having your image appear in any photos and/or released to the public, please state so upon application.




<Contact>
Office of Graduate Studies
TEL : 075-465-8195
EMAIL :
s-igs@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
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