ENGA14 Research Paper Schedule
23 January 2013 Update
ENGA14 Finnish Institutions Research Paper (Hopkins)
Spring Term 2013, Wednesday 14.00-15.30, Pinni B-4087
English Translation and Interpreting (ETI) Curriculum
University of Tampere, Finland
- 16 January
Spring 2013 class roster and overview, requirements and credits; subscription
to the FIN1-L list. Discussion of topic
selection (see sample topics plus the paper archives). The (a) 'research question'
requirement and (b) independent research/HTML option, (c) research paper procedure and (d) layout guide,
- 23 January
(1) What is Academic Writing?
(2) Research and the Research
- 30 January
(1) Writing objective, 'balanced' papers
from both author perspective and sources used; (2) Designing and Integrating Original Research;
(3) Next week's assignment details.
- 06 February
Research Question, 'Original Research,' Sources and Balancing Comments on
Selected Past Papers ('group' presentations &
discussion). (See Assignment details
- 13 February
Student Topic Presentations #1
(Students should have their topics and research plans ready to present
to the class for discussion.)
The detailed paper
form is due after students have presented their topics and
- 20 February
Student Topic Presentations #2 (if needed)
(This will be the last class meeting in B-4087)
- 27 February
Completed paper forms are due today.
Research for and writing of the paper should be underway. The remainder
of the term will be independent research and writing, with consultations
after submission of each draft and otherwise as needed.
- 13 March
First drafts of papers are due, as Word printouts (the normal case) or
URLs of HTML files. Individual consultations will be scheduled ASAP. Allow
at least one hour for each consultation. Papers normally require 3-5
revisions; the 'deadlines' on this schedule are only approximations for
when the various versions should be ready to have a realistic chance of
completing the course on time.
- 27 March
Second drafts of the papers should have been submitted (in Word or HTML
format, as appropriate). Consultations on the revised drafts will be
scheduled ASAP. Approval of possible independent research (including the
proposed methdological procedure), would come after discussion of the
second draft. The research description and results would then be part
of the paper starting with the third draft.
- 17 April
The third draft of the paper is die (in Word or HTML format)
- 24 April
Deadline for final WORD/DOC versions of papers and paper followup report.
- 08 May
Deadline for final online papers in order to receive the additional credit
for HTML versions (following the former TRENPK5 template standard)
published online within 'one term'. E-mail the URL to John when your paper
is ready. John will begin the transfer of papers which have been selected
for archiving, and notify the authors when this process is complete so the
paper can be checked.
- 17 May (Friday, last day of term)
Please also take a moment to complete a Course Evaluation Form.
ENGA14 Papers Archive
Course Evaluation Form