This course introduces students to academic "dos and don'ts", researching and writing term papers. The course will mainly take the format of short class exercises and group activities. We will mainly base our coursework on the MLA Handbook. Please consult https://owl.english.purdue.edu/ to familiarize yourself with the MLA Handbook and academic best practices. A detailed course description, course materials and assignments will be uploaded in a course folder on Learnweb during the semester break. The folder will be updated regularly as the course progresses. To access the folder visit https://www.uni-muenster.de/LearnWeb/learnweb2/ and log in with your university credentials. Search for the course title and unlock the folder with the password "academic"