Postgraduate Academic Literacy for Management and Business Students

Terri Carmichael, Nomusa Mazonde, Julie Courtnage, WitsX

Learn to critique, compare and apply academic resources and research

Studying management or business, and want to improve your academic skills? This course can help you engage with academic sources and kick start your own academic research.

Taught by leading Business School professors with a wealth of supervision experience, the course will guide you through the process of critiquing an academic article, drawing comparisons between different perspectives, and creating a persuasive narrative.

What will you learn

  • To identify academic and personal resources which support postgraduate research
  • How to critique an academic article
  • To compare and contrast different perspectives put forward from academic articles dealing with the same topic
  • To create a narrative which integrates perspectives from different academic sources; and argues for a conclusion
  • Cite academic sources

Dates:
  • 2 December 2019
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  • Language: English Gb

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