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What is Academic Writing?
Key Features of Academic Writing
Planning & the Writing Process
The Writing Process
Planning Your Assignments
Beginning Your Writing
Structuring Your Assignment
How to Deal With Writer's Block
Paragraphs, Introductions & Conclusions
Revising, Editing & Proofreading
Revising & Editing
Grammar & Punctuation
Further Improve Your Writing
Signposting, Transitions & Linking Words/Phrases
Using Lecturers' Feedback
Get to know the key features of academic writing in this section to help you develop the skills for writing in college.
Learn about the planning and writing process for academic writing in this section as well as how to interpret assignments and explore some brainstorming and planning techniques.
This section looks at how to begin your writing by learning about thesis statements, writing drafts, how to structure your assignment and how to deal with writer’s block.
In this section, learn how to build better paragraphs and what to include in introductions and conclusions.
This section explores the importance of revising, editing, and proofreading your written work in college as well as some tips for what to look out for.
In this section, learn how to further develop the words and phrases you use in your writing and how to use your lecturers’ feedback to improve your grades.