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Course Overview

This seminar introduces first-year doctoral students to scholarly discourse. Students will explore what it means to engage in academic writing and how academic writing is different from other types of writing. Specifically, this course covers how to develop a research question or thesis statement, how to search for sources strategically, how to evaluate sources, and how to craft an argument using sources. APA formatting guidelines for academic papers and ASL guidelines for academic presentations are also covered in detail.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Doctorate, Graduate

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate