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Writing and Research Heuristics

Writing and Research Heuristics

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Published by: Anil Pinto on Mar 27, 2009
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: Writing and Research Heuristics
: MEL 333
Total No of Hours:
To introduce the students to concepts, concerns, critical debates in translationstudies
To expose students to the applicability of the theoretical frameworks
To enable students to critically perceive and engage with production, significationand negotiation of meanings in translations
Level of Knowledge
: Working knowledge of English
Module I 20 Hrs
 Research Methods for English Studies
Archival Methods; Auto/biography as a Research Method; Oral History as a ResearchMethod; Visual Methodologies; Discourse Analysis; Ethnographic Methods; Quantitativemethods for text studies, Textual analysis as a research method; Interviewing; Creativewriting as a research method; ICT as a research method.
Module II
 Research and Writing 
5 Hrs
The research dissertation as a form of explorations; The research dissertation as a form of communication; Conducting research; Compiling working bibliography; Evaluatingsources; Taking notes; Outlining; Writing drafts; Language and style
5 Hrs
Definition; consequences; open source; unintentional plagiarism; forms of plagiarism;collaborative work; copyright infringement
 Mechanics of Writing 
5 Hrs
Spelling; Punctuation; Italics/underlining; Names of persons; Numbers; Titles of works inthe dissertation; quotations;
Format of the Dissertation
5 Hrs
Composing the dissertation; Paper; Margins; Spacing; Heading and title; Page numbers;Tables and illustrations; Endnotes and footnotes; Corrections and insertions; Binding;Electronic submissions
Module III20 Hrs
Citation Formats
MLA Style; APA Style; Chicago Style; Harvard Referencing

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