Course on the characteristics of academic writing

Mar 4, 2022

You are currently writing a seminar paper, but you do not know where and how to find adequate literature?

Join our course Characteristics of academic writing, research techniques and citation methods and gain the experience you need to write papers independently.

As part of the course, we will present the structure of academic work and explain to students how to practically apply certain databases for literature , such as – searching.srb, Rastko Project: Serbian Culture Library, COBISS + Virtual Library, Wikimedia Serbia, Science Citation Index Expanded ™, Social Sciences Citation Index® and Arts & Humanities Citation Index®.

The lecturers of the course are Dr. Tadija Stefanović and Dr. Ivana Ćirić.

We will point out the importance of making precise literature, as well as the difference between citing literature and bibliography . Participants will be explained, through practical examples, different styles of quoting sources (with a special, more detailed look at the Chicago style of quoting). But also the importance of following the rules within these styles in order to reduce the possibilities of classifying written work as plagiarism.

In addition, participants will learn how and under what conditions the online services Ithenticate and others are used. of the Turnitin company . Also, terms such as citation index, categorization of journals and bibliometric indicators will be explained, with special reference to the meaning and importance of the Serbian citation index. In addition, participants will be able to learn the basic concepts of copyright, social media copyright and the Creative Commons license.

The course will be held at the KAS Center for Education (Toplicin Venac 11) in Thursday 24. March. Applications are possible via e-mail at – [email protected]