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Welcome to the capstone project for the Academic English: Writing Specialization! This project lets you apply everything you’ve learned and gives you the practice you need for college classes by having you write a research paper. You'll have several due dates throughout the capstone to help you stay on schedule. In this capstone project, you will: - conduct research on an academic topic of your choice - create an outline to plan out your essay - write a short annotated bibliography to help you evaluate your sources - write a 7-8 page research paper - use source material correctly with MLA format...
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English

Sous-titres : English, Hindi
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Approx. 8 heures pour terminer
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English

Sous-titres : English, Hindi

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Getting Started

In this Capstone project, you will combine all of the skills you've learned in the 4 courses of the Academic English: Writing specialization. This week, you will choose an academic topic to research and formulate an effective research question. By the end of this week, you should know your topic and have a rough outline of your research paper....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 21 min), 6 lectures, 2 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Plagiarism Resource video 13 min
Plagiarism Resource video 26 min
Choosing a Topic and Research Question video7 min
Making an Outline video2 min
Reading6 lectures
Capstone Overview10 min
Reminder about Plagiarism10 min
Message about Peer Reviews10 min
The Assignment10 min
Rubric10 min
Resources for Review10 min

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2 heures pour terminer

Research and Annotated Bibliography

Last week, you learned about the assignment for this Capstone project, chose a topic, and created an outline. This week, you need to start researching and looking for source material. You will then create an annotated bibliography to submit. ...
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 8 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video1 vidéo
Reading2 lectures
Resources for Review10 min
Annotated Bibliography10 min

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3 heures pour terminer

First Draft and Introduction Paragraph

This week, you should start your first draft. Try to write several paragraphs including the introduction paragraph, which you should submit for feedback....
Reading
3 vidéos (Total 29 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video3 vidéos
Writing Longer Essays video8 min
Using Sources video7 min
Reading1 lecture
Resources for Review10 min

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The Rough Draft

This week, you should continue working on the first draft. Try to have at least four pages written when you submit the rough draft for feedback. Also, include your Works Cited page for feedback....
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 12 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video2 vidéos
MLA Formatting video7 min
Reading1 lecture
Resources for Review10 min
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par 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.

par MOAug 24th 2017

This specialization is designed for people who have an academic interest and want to learn more about how to write with accuracy in English.

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Tamy Chapman

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

Helen Nam

Instructor
International Programs, UCI Extension

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À propos de la Spécialisation Academic English: Writing

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....
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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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