Checking date: 28/04/2017

Course: 2017/2018

Writing and communication skills
Study: Bachelor in Management of Information and Digital Contents (340)

Coordinating teacher: SORIA TOMAS, GUADALUPE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Description of contents: programme
Learning activities and methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • FAVA-VERDÉ, AMANDA & ANTHONY MANNING. "Essay Writing, (TASK Series), Reading". Garnet Publishing Ltd., 2015. [For students from the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas & Facultad de Humanidades, Comunicación y Documentación]
  • GRIFFITHS, PRUE. "Scientific Writing",. (TASK Series), Reading: Garnet Publishing Ltd., 2015. [For students from the Escuela Politécnica Superior]
Additional Bibliography
  • BAILEY, STEPHEN. ¿Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students¿. 3rd edition, London: Routledge. 2011.
  • BEEBE AND BEEBE,. "Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach". New Jersey. Allyn & Bacon, 2003.
  • BENSON, M., BENSON, E. AND R. ILSON. "The BBI Dictionary of English Word Combinations". Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. 1997
  • Concise Oxford Thesaurus. Oxford . Oxford University Press. 2007
  • DEVITO, J. "The Essential Elements of Public Speaking". New Jersey: Allyn & Bacon. 2003.
  • LOWE, S. AND L. PILE. "Presenting". Surrey: Delta Publishing. 2006.
  • MCCARTHY, M. AND F. O¿DELL. "Academic Vocabulary in Use". Cambridge University Press. 2006
  • SINCLAIR, J., COLLINS COBUILD . "Advanced English Dictionary". Heinle . (SGEL)
  • STRUNK JR., W. "The Elements of Style". New York: Bartleby. 1999
  • SWAN, M. "Practical English Usage". Oxford University Press. 2005.
  • TRIMMER, J. "The Essentials of MLA Style". Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1998.
  • TRUSS, LYNN. "Eats, Shoots and Leaves". London: Gotham Books. 2004.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.