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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic

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Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Getting Started

5 videos (Total 21 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Plagiarism Resource video 13m
Plagiarism Resource video 26m
Choosing a Topic and Research Question video7m
Making an Outline video2m
6 readings
Capstone Overview10m
Reminder about Plagiarism10m
Message about Peer Reviews10m
The Assignment10m
Rubric10m
Resources for Review10m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Research and Annotated Bibliography

1 video (Total 8 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
2 readings
Resources for Review10m
Annotated Bibliography10m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

First Draft and Introduction Paragraph

3 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Writing Longer Essays video8m
Using Sources video7m
1 reading
Resources for Review10m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

The Rough Draft

2 videos (Total 12 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
MLA Formatting video7m
1 reading
Resources for Review10m
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Top reviews from Project: Writing a Research Paper

By AAJun 25th 2019

I recommend this course for everyone who wants to improve his writing in English, you will get directly the easy and clear information, for me, this course is necessary to build your writing.

By PAApr 2nd 2016

I have learned so very much. All of the courses in the specialization have been taught in a way that has been easy to understand. I will miss Tamy Chapmans smiling face.

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Helen Nam

Instructor
International Programs, UCI Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Academic English: Writing Specialization

The skills taught in this Specialization will empower you to succeed in any college-level course or professional field. You’ll learn to conduct rigorous academic research and to express your ideas clearly in an academic format. In the final Capstone Project, all the knowledge that you’ve gained over the span of these courses will culminate into an academic research paper on an issue of your choice....
Academic English: Writing

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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