AIT Language center

Workshop for AITCV

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of research writing to help them prepare for their research projects and other academic activities. It comprises 30 sessions of various topics such as developing a topic, purposeful reading, citing sources, structure of a paper, and the writing process.  Students are encouraged  to practice writing using various language function words particularly vocabulary used in academic writing which are necessary in completing an academic paper. To help achieve the goal of Zero waste, all materials are made available on Moodle.

Postgraduate students are provided with a step-by-step guide on how to prepare high-quality papers that is publishable in scientific journals.  This course also emphasizes the importance of scholarly publications for promotion and career development. Students are expected to write a short paper about a topic they have chosen at the end of the course.

In the succeeding semester or after defending their proposal, students can enroll in this course which will be devoted to finalizing the remaining chapters of their research.  Students will learn how to summarize and present  their results by using appropriate tables, charts or other figures, and to explain their meaning and importance in the Discussion Section.  The limitations of the findings and some possible future improvements on the research will have to be included in the section. Then, summing up in the Conclusion.

The LC Bridging Program aims to prepare new AIT applicants with the academic and English language skills for successful participation on the MA and PhD  programs. 

This course provides a practical guide to students in conducting high-quality research.  Students are assisted in various stages, from research design to presentation of results.  They will be exposed to different important tools and methods which cover real-world scenarios and ethics; thereby, improving the  outcomes of their research.  In this course, students will understand the specific procedures used in conducting research, and in explaining the reasons for choosing a particular method.  The activities in this course will enable students to link their research questions and the purpose of doing research with the research approach and methods selected.

Finding information and formulating relevant research questions are the first steps in the complex process of research writing. Students will learn how to choose a topic, specify the focus of their research, develop the research questions and identify the key concepts that are essential in their planned research.   Online discussions and peer reviews will also be incorporated using Moodle.  This will provide students with the opportunity to discuss their writing, get feedback, and contribute their views and resources to others. Every student will obtain the necessary support in drafting the three chapters required in a thesis proposal; namely, the introduction, literature review and research methodology.