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Overall teaching experience of Senior Lecturer Lilija Vilkancienė includes teaching at Vilnius University, Public Service Language Centre, managing different EU projects on teaching English for Special Purposes e.g. Business English, Military English, English for Railway sector employees. Teacher trainer and facilitator on different British Council projects including Human Rights Education project, CLIL – Content and Language Integrated Learning project in 2004-2006. From 2007 to 2012 also a Teacher trainer at NILE, Norwich Institute for Language Education, UK., teaching CLIL methodology on summer courses for secondary school teachers from different countries, including Spain, Italy, Germany, etc. In 2011-2012 Manager of a CLIL Development in Lithuania project at Foreign Language Institute of Vilnius University. A member of English Language Teachers’ Association (LAKMA) and Language Teachers’ Association (LKPA) in Lithuania.
Academic works such as paper, term paper, report, thesis and final thesis, annotation, abstract, review as well as their presentation belong to the area of scientific works; therefore they have to meet general requirements of structure and content. Academic works have to be in high quality of scientific style. This course presents the structure of academic works, and analyzes scientific texts (composing sentences, paragraphs, and the whole text, referring and quotation, etc.). First part of this course is about theoretical requirements of academic writing and the second is about practical training in writing. During the lectures, students also learn how to finalize their academic work under the requirements of ISM University of Management and Economics.
Aims and objectives
This is a basics course in academic work writing skills for students in the bachelor’s degree programme of studies in economics, management and business administration. Objectives of the course are: