After the workshop, the participants
know important characteristics of academic language in their field
understand the macro-, meso und microstructure of typical academic genres
are familiar with strategies to improve the style of their writing
can select and apply tools and strategies to prevent and overcome difficulties in the writing process
Characteristics of academic language in your field
Structuring your writing: the macro, the meso and the micro
The elements of good style
The writing process and writing strategies
Overcoming difficulties in the writing process
Writing as a tool for thinking
Interactive teaching dialogue, small group work, methods of exploratory and reflective writing
The participants are asked
to bring with them an academic text of any length by an author of their discipline (other than themselves) that they consider both typical and well written
to send in a piece of their own academic writing (any length) about one week before the workshop. Examples from the participant’s texts will be used in the training session.
Dzifa Vode is writing center director at the Nuremberg Institute of Technology, graduate translator, writer’s coach and trainer for academic writing.
Since the number of participants for this workshop is limited, we ask you to provide information about your connection to the Universität Regensburg and a short paragraph about your motivation for the course when registering. The registration form, in which you can simply enter this information, can be found on GRIPS and can also be deposited there.
Application via GRIPS until 06.06.2022 (deadline extended!)