FAL3109 Prolific Writing in Industrial Ecology 5.0 credits

Produktivt skrivande i industriell ekologi

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Paper/thesis/research planning
  • Paper/thesis writing
  • Workshops on paper/thesis writing

Intended learning outcomes *

The course aim to help the students gain momentum in their academic writing, to help plan their writing activities. After the course the student shall be able to:

  • make a realistic plan for paper/thesis production considering time, resources and risk moments
  • describe and implement how to create routines for successful paper reading and academic writing
  • describe their own writing process and identify the pitfalls, describe how to avoid the pitfalls, identify factors that enable a productive academic writing.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Eligible for PhD studies, FDS3102 Writing scientific articles, or corresponding.

Recommended prerequisites

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Example of mandatory reading:

  • How write a lot – A practical guide to productive academic writing by Paul J Silva
  • How to get a Ph - A Handbook for Students and Their Supervisors by Estelle M Phillips

Example of further literature:

  • Finish your dissertation once and for all – How to overcome psychological barriers, get results and move on with your life by Alison B. Miller
  • Get it done by David Allen   

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Maria Malmström

    Further information

    Course web

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    Offered by

    ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

    Main field of study *

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    Education cycle *

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Maria Malmström (maria.malmstrom@abe.kth.se)

    Ethical approach *

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering