Academic Writing for Graduate Architecture Students

Program Description

Academic Writing for Graduate Architecture Students is a summer course designed to familiarize international students with the conventions of acadmic graduate writing in the United States. The following topics will be covered in this course:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to academic writing for architecture
  • Unit 2: Defining terms
  • Unit 3: Using the ideas of others
  • Unit 4: Responding to others' ideas
  • Unit 5: Images, claims, and commentary
  • Unit 6: Interpreting assignments and revising texts

Program Dates

June 18 - August 9, 2019

Program Schedule

The course meets on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12-1:30 pm, for a total of 13, 90-minute class periods.

Program Instructors

Instructors are English language professionals who have extensive experience working with international graduate students.

Registration

Please contact Elizabeth Gillstrom at egill@sas.upenn.edu if you are interested in joining the course. It is only open to international participants in the Architecture department's Summer Preparatory Program.