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M3004 Academic Communication II
M3004 Academic Communication II

HOW TO HAVE ACADEMIC DISCUSSION

  • Module: Academic
  • Unit: How to have academic discussion
  • Instructor: Monte Wynder
  • Entry: Fall, 2021
  • Semester: Spring, 2022

Unit Overview

This unit introduces students to the principles and its application in having academic discussions. It falls into two parts.

Part I defines the principle and features of academic discussion. It also explains to students the features of a good argument.

Part II highlights on academic arguments by describing the structure and instruct on how to engage in either face-to-face or online academic discussions.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • To define the principles of academic discussion, and identify its features
  • To master the application of arguments in academic discussion.

Unit Tasks

  • Read and review the lesson study guide;
  • Watch the lesson videos
  • Read, review, and complete the lecture note
  • Complete assignment 2, and review the answers
  • Take and complete the quiz test

Assessment

Each lesson in this unit offers 100 credits, including:

  • 25 credits for video attendance.
  • 25 credits for completing teaching notes, 5 for each blank
  • 25 credits for completing multiple choice questions, 5 for each question
  • 25 credits for taking the quiz test, 5 for each question

Video Attendance

Credit Value Requirement
25 Watch more than 3 times
20 Watch more than 2 times
15 Watch more than 1 time
0 Watch less than 1 time
(including 1 time)

Lecture Notes

Credit Value Requirement
5 First answer is correct.
4.5 Second answer is correct.
4 Third answer is correct.
3 Third answer is incorrect

Multiple Choice

Credit Value Requirement
5 First choice is correct.
4.5 Second choice is correct.
4 Third choice is correct.
3 Third choice is incorrect

Quiz

Credit Value Requirement
5 Choice is correct.
0 Choice is incorrect.