Upcoming courses in the spring semester of 2017:
“AVOK: writing boot camp II” HVLC.10.002 (3 EAP)
“AVOK: writing boot camp III“ HVLC.10.003 (3 EAP)
The dates will be revealed at the beginning of the spring semester.
"AVOK: Writing Boot Camp I" (HVLC.10.001) 18-20 November.
This course is for bachelor’s and master’s students who are planning to defend their thesis in the spring.
This course covers the topics of the writing process and its first stage, for example managing time and the writing process, the structure of the thesis, combining your own ideas with those of others, posing research questions/hypotheses, reference management systems and more. The course is intensive, practical and focuses on the needs of the participants. Students writing in Estonian and English are both welcome!
“AVOK: writing boot camp II” HVLC.10.002 (3 EAP), 11–13 March, 2016
“AVOK: writing boot camp III“ HVLC.10.003 (3 EAP), 1–3 April, 2016
The primary goal of this course is to help bachelor's and master's students who are planning to graduate this spring write their dissertations. The topics covered during the course include structuring your thesis, formulating aims and research questions, writing the introduction and conclusion, reference management systems, avoiding plagiarism etc.
The course is very hands-on, it focuses on the needs of the participants and is suitable for those who are writing their thesis in Estonian or in English. During the course, students will be working with their own text only. Students from all fields are welcome!
This course has been held for already three years, and it has helped hundreds of students get their thesis writing into full motion.
"AVOK: Writing Consultants' Training Course" (FLKE.01.250) will be run in English. The aim of the course is to prepare writing consultants to deal with academic texts (see ). No previous experience in consulting is necessary, but the participants should have some experience in academic writing, good self-expression skills and/or interest in and readiness for improving communication skills.
Students from all fields are welcome! Registration is open in ÕIS since 15.12.2015.
"Thesis writing course" (FLLC.01.013) is a course held in Estonian for bachelor's and master's students that supports the process of thesis writing.
16-18 October 2015, AVOK held an intensive course of academic writing FLKE.01.270. During these three days students dealt with the initial stages of writing their thesis, so that those graduating in the spring could get their writing process on the way and those graduating in winter can get answers to their remaining questions!
In September 2015, we ran the course FLKE.01.250 "AVOK: writing consultants' training course", during which writing consultants were trained to advise people struggling with their academic texts.
In the spring of 2015 we ran the "Thesis Writing Intensive Course (bootcamp)", FLKE 01.262 twice. During the course, the following topics were covered: structuring the thesis, reviewing and editing the draft, linking own and others' ideas, presenting statistical data in academic texts, writing the introduction and conclusion, reference management etc.
In the fall of 2014, AVOK held an intensive course of academic writing FLKE.01.270. The course lasted for a long weekend, altogether three days during which students dealt with the initial stages of writing their thesis, so that those graduating in the spring could get their writing process on the way.
In the spring of 2014, FLKE.01.262 the intensive course of academic writing took place for the first time, and it was held twice in April. These three-day courses focused on the last stages of the writing process to help the graduating students give final touches to their thesis, answer their remaining questions and provide them with a creative environment to finish their thesis successfully.
In the spring and fall of 20143, the course FLKE.01.250 "AVOK: writing consultants' training course" took place, during which writing consultants were trained who advise people struggling with their academic texts.