Rice University
English and Academic Preparation - Grad Track
Rice University

English and Academic Preparation - Grad Track

Taught in English

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Alice Llanos
Rachel Kraut, Ph.D.

Instructors: Alice Llanos

4.6

(18 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
25 hours to complete
3 weeks at 8 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • academic English language skills to communicate effectively in spoken and written contexts

  • strategies to read academic materials and take notes more efficiently

  • guidelines for common assignments in graduate courses such as academic presentations and critical reviews of a scholarly text

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, we will learn some skills necessary for listening to and speaking about academic topics at the graduate level.

What's included

5 videos5 readings6 quizzes1 peer review3 discussion prompts

In this module, we will learn some skills necessary for writing about academic topics at the graduate level.

What's included

4 videos8 readings7 quizzes1 peer review

In this module, we will learn some skills necessary for reading and note-taking about academic topics at the graduate level.

What's included

4 videos7 readings7 quizzes1 peer review

The Grad-Track capstone project is the final module of the English and Academic Preparation Program. In this module, you will not learn new information as you did in the previous modules, but rather apply the knowledge and skills you learned from the other modules in this academic certificate in order to complete a series of tasks. The word "capstone" was historically used to signify the completion of a building. The capstone was considered the most important and last stone placed on a newly constructed building. In keeping with this tradition, your successful capstone project signifies you have completed the certificate program and earned a crowning achievement.

What's included

2 videos2 readings3 peer reviews

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4.8 (8 ratings)
Alice Llanos
Rice University
5 Courses137,264 learners

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