• Seminar: Common errors by Russian authors in English research papers
    Seminar: Common errors by Russian authors in English research papers
    March 24, 2020, NUST MISiS, MOSCOW Academic Writing Center welcomes researchers, professors, graduate and undergraduate students to the seminar "Common errors by Russian authors in English research papers". This seminar will highlight common grammatical, lexical, and stylistic errors that the speaker regularly encounters when editing English journal articles.  Special emphasis will be paid to errors that are the most frequent in manuscripts submitted by Russian authors. Speaker: Tim Thompson taught English speaking and writing skills courses at the university level for 15 years before founding Archer Consulting in 2016.  One of his main tasks is editing, including copy editing for a Russian academic journal.  For more information, visit www.timthompsonelt.com. Регистрация на мероприятие
  • Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers -  February, 05, 2020
    Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers - February, 05, 2020
    Registration for Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers course is open.  Participants will develop and practice speaking skills needed to be successful in an academic and professional environment.  REGISTER NOW Course start:   February 05, 2020 Class time:      Tuesday 17:00-20:15 Office:             Academic Writing Center Room 587 Office hours:   Thursday 15:00pm – 16:00pm or by appointment Course Description: This class will focus on developing essential public speaking skills primarily for graduate and post-graduate students and faculty. Participants will develop and practice speaking skills needed to be successful in an academic and professional environment. A variety of materials will give the students the opportunity to participate actively in exercises, improve their listening skills and their own public speaking delivery, and prepare academic presentations. The class is designed to meet the needs and demands placed on scholars and faculty to listen to and present formal, academic material. Prerequisites:  Students who wish to enroll in this intensive, 9-week course must demonstrate the following: high-level critical thinking skills to comprehend, analyze, evaluate, and respond to academic lectures vocabulary knowledge and the ability to pick up context clues to make inferences understand the main ideas and details of complex academic listening sources take organized notes on academic lectures communicate accurately and fluently using effective presentation skills on academic topics and participate in active discussions Objectives:  Participants will be able to: Expand academic vocabulary to increase class participation and comprehension of academic lectures at the graduate level. Employ various listening and speaking strategies to improve comprehension and expression for academic purposes at the graduate and post-graduate level. Create and deliver well-structured and complex presentations of academic material. Use online and campus academic resources and support services. Successful Completion: Students will be awarded a 36-hour certificate of completion when they meet/fulfill the following requirements: Complete all presentation assignments as scheduled on the syllabus (4 audiovisual presentations—details will be provided in the syllabus) Actively participate in classroom discussions and in Discussions on CANVAS (details will be provided in the syllabus) Maintain satisfactory attendance at or above 75% (keep in mind that we are required to meet once a week—Wednesdays—from 17:00 to 20:15. Instructor: Leticia Medina Email: leticiamedinatx@gmail.com , medina.l@misis.ru Leticia Medina is a doctoral fellow at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in Texas, where she has also been a Lecturer in the Writing Program and an instructor in the English for International Students (EIS) program. Leticia’s teaching experience encompasses instruction in academic writing as well as teaching World and British literature. Most recently, Leticia taught Advanced English for Academic Purposes to international PhD students from a number of foreign countries, including India, Iran, Bangladesh, México, Brazil, China, Russia, and Angola, among others.
  • Advanced Academic Writing: Writing in the Sciences  -  February, 03, 2020
    Advanced Academic Writing: Writing in the Sciences - February, 03, 2020
    Registration for Advanced Academic Writing:  Writing in the Sciences course is open. This class will focus on developing essential academic reading, writing, and public speaking skills primarily for graduate and post-graduate students and faculty. REGISTER NOW Course start:   February 03, 2020 Duration: 9 weeks Class time:       Monday   17:00 – 20:15 Wednesday   17:00 – 20:15 Office:   Academic Writing Center Room 587 Course Description:  Participants will develop reading, writing, and speaking skills needed to be successful in an academic and professional environment. A variety of materials will give the students the opportunity to analyze and comment on written examples, generate their own exercises, improve their own original work, and prepare academic presentations. The class is designed to meet the needs and demands placed on scholars and faculty to read, write, and present formal, academic material. Prerequisites:  Students who wish to enroll in this intensive, 9-week course must demonstrate the following: ability to write a research paper in their field of study high level critical thinking skills to comprehend, analyze, evaluate, and respond to complex texts vocabulary knowledge and ability to pick up context clues to make inferences understand the main ideas and details of complex academic listening sources take organized notes on academic lectures communicate accurately and fluently using effective presentation skills on academic topics and participate in active discussions Objectives:  Participants will be able to: Expand academic vocabulary to increase class participation and comprehension of academic texts at the graduate level. Employ various reading and writing strategies to improve comprehension and expression for academic purposes at the graduate and post-graduate level. Evaluate and produce clear, well-structured and complex academic texts individually and through collaboration with classmates. Create and deliver presentations of academic material. Use online and campus academic resources and support services. Successful Completion: Students will be awarded a 72-hour certificate of completion when they meet/fulfill the following requirements: Complete all writing assignments as scheduled on the syllabus (2 short article summaries; 1 ten-source annotated bibliography; and 1 short paper following the IMRaD structure) Actively participate in classroom discussions and in Discussions on CANVAS (details will be provided in the syllabus) Complete one audiovisual presentation using PowerPoint, Slides, Prezi, or any similar online presentation platform (details will be provided in the syllabus) Maintain satisfactory attendance at or above 75% (keep in mind that we are required to meet twice a week—Monday and Tuesdays—from 17:00 to 20:15. Instructor: Leticia Medina Email: leticiamedinatx@gmail.com , medina.l@misis.ru Leticia Medina is a doctoral fellow at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in Texas, where she has also been a Lecturer in the Writing Program and an instructor in the English for International Students (EIS) program. Leticia’s teaching experience encompasses instruction in academic writing as well as teaching World and British literature. Most recently, Leticia taught Advanced English for Academic Purposes to international PhD students from a number of foreign countries, including India, Iran, Bangladesh, México, Brazil, China, Russia, and Angola, among others.
  • Advanced Academic Writing: Writing in the Sciences  -  February, 03, 2020
    Advanced Academic Writing: Writing in the Sciences - February, 03, 2020
    Advanced Academic Writing: Writing in the Sciences - February, 03, 2020Registration for Advanced Academic Writing:  Writing in the Sciences course is open. This class will focus on developing es
  • Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers -  February, 05, 2020
    Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers - February, 05, 2020
    Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers - February, 05, 2020Registration for Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers course is open Our Scientists Develop Lead-Free Vibration Sensors
    Our Scientists Develop Lead-Free Vibration Sensors
    Our Scientists Develop Lead-Free Vibration SensorsScientists from the National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” developed a new type of vibration sensors for devices for structural health monitoring of buildings and bridges. The research article

 

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Registration for Advanced Academic Writing:  Writing in the Sciences course is open.

This class will focus on developing essential academic reading, writing, and public speaking skills primarily for graduate and post-graduate students and faculty.

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Registration for Advanced English for Academic Purposes: Oral Communication for Researchers course is open

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Lectures, News, NUST MISiS, WorkshopsSeminar: Common errors by Russian authors in English research papers – March 25, 2020 Seminar: Common errors by Russian authors in English research papers

March 24, 2020, NUST MISiS, MOSCOW

Academic Writing Center welcomes researchers, professors, graduate and undergraduate students to the seminar “Common errors by Russian authors in English research papers”. Continue reading

Global News, NewsCWCA Pilcrow Studio Writing Retreat May 24th 4pm – May 27th 2020 Bluewater, Ontario

The CWCA/ACCR and CWCR/RCCR are excited to invite proposals to the first Pilcrow Studio Writing Retreat for writing scholars, instructors, and tutors at a lovely AirBnB Cottage in Bluewater, Ontario on the shores of Lake Huron.

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Academic Stuff, Global News, NewsAmerican English Live American English Live: Teacher Development Series 7

American English Live: Teacher Development Series 7 begins on January 15, 2020!

Join us on facebook.com/AmericanEnglishforEducators for a series of six Facebook Live professional development sessions for English language teachers around the world. At the end of each session, complete a short quiz to earn a digital badge! Continue reading

Global News, NewsSSLW 2019 The 18th Symposium on Second Language Writing and SSLW Institute

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ USA November 13-16, 2019.
The Symposium on Second Language Writing (SSLW) is an annual international conference that brings together teachers and researchers who work with second- and foreign-language writers to discuss crucial issues in the field of second language writing.

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