Thesis Writing Workshop For Postgraduate Students

Thesis Writing For Postgraduate Students

Language Academy UTM Johor Bahru is organising a Three-day Thesis Writing Workshop for Postgraduates who have already analysed their findings.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

Date :28 – 30 August 2016
Venue : Digital Language Lab C, Ground Floor D05, Language Academy, UTM Johor Bahru
Fee :RM180.00
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ummul Khair Ahmad, Lecturer of Language Academy

Limited to 40 participants. (Minimum 20 participants)

The programme’s tentative:

Day 1: Monday, 28 August 2016
8:30-8:45 Registration
8:45-10:30 Introduction
-What are your writing strategies?
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-1:00 Academic Writing in English
-Word choice and Writing Style
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-5:00 Writing Academic Abstracts

Day 2: Tuesday, 29 August 2016
8:30-10:30 Managing and Reviewing Literature
-Organizing the literature
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-1:00 Citing and Referencing Sources
-Reporting verbs
-Use of tenses
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-5:00 Borrowing Texts of Others
Summarizing and paraphrasing
-Quoting and generalizing

Day 3: Wednesday, 30 August 2016
8:30-10:30 Positioning your Results
-Commenting on your data
-Reporting on results
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-1:00 Engaging your Readers
-Making and qualifying claims
-Using hedges, boosters and attitude markers
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:00 Language of Conclusion
3:00-5:00 Group Writing Presentation

Contact: Mr. Faisal or Mr. S.Irwan at +607-5533135.

Payments are to be made by cash.

Closing date for registration: 25 August 2016

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