Academic Writing. The following resources are designed to help you assess and develop your students' academic writing skills. All our resources are available for free educational use under a Creative Commons licence.You are welcome to link to them, use them and adapt them if necessary for your students, but please acknowledge Learnhigher as authors.
Academic Calendar. UEA Directory. UEA Almanac. Student Charter. Acronyms. A-Z. Welcome to our academic writing and study skills resources Welcome to our academic writing and study skills resources. The Tutors in the Learning Enhancement Team are continually developing resources to help you study more effectively and become a better writer. These resources are collected together into useful.
The need to use such a wide range of academic skills is probably the main reason why the essay format is so popular with tutors as an assignment. The word limit adds to the challenge by requiring that all of these skills be demonstrated within a relatively small number of words. Producing incisive and clear written work within a word limit is.A certain amount of descriptive writing is essential, particularly in the earlier parts of the essay or assignment or dissertation. Beyond that, however, there is a danger that too much descriptive writing will use up valuable words from your word limit, and reduce the space you have for the critical writing that will get you higher marks.A resource to assist tutors working with Indigenous students. Table of Contents The academic world 3 Critical thinking 4. Preparing to write an essay 6. Unpacking the essay question 6. Looking at the marking rubric 7. Understanding a Brainstorm of the essay topic 8. Developing a Taxonomy for the essay topic 9. Academic essay structure 10. A word on academic language 10students to be.
Whether you are a first-year student, a PhD student or somewhere in between, to be successful at your studies, you need to develop your fundamental academic skills. Here you will find people and information to help you do this effectively.Read More
Skills for Learning is a collection of resources to support the learning and teaching of academic skills. Developing your academic skills is an essential part of successful study at university and your future employability. Academic skills include the use of IT, numeracy, academic literacy, problem solving, critical thinking, working with.Read More
Skills; Essay writing Search options. Keyword(s) File name or number. File type Publication date: from. Publication date: to. Author. Text. Key Stage 3. Key Stage 4. Key Stage 5. Subject. Search again. Other resource collections. 20 teaching ideas for. (1) An introduction to writers and their times (9) Approaches to literature (12) Comparing texts (2) Critical reading (2) Debates and.Read More
Focus on: Essay Writing. Try the new interactive Focus on guide, or the pdf version for hints and tips on writing your essay. Planning the structure. Download our PDF guide on how to plan your assignment taken from the Higher Education Assignment Toolkit (HEAT).Read More
Essay writing win 12 stepsriting an essay Writing an essay is a messy, complex, often frustrating process that, nevertheless, can be ordered and managed in several stages. Remember that it is usually a circular rather than a linear process, that your argument will help develop your writing—and that the process of writing will develop your argument and your use of evidence. 1. analyse and.Read More
Academic Writing: Useful websites for writing Here are some good websites we recommend to our students to use when writing essays or doing written work in class. These sites help with key skills of paraphrasing and summarising.Read More
A paragraph is usually part of a longer piece of writing, such as a letter or essay. 1 Search the Internet for a more detailed explanation and examples of each part of a paragraph. Write three tips for writing a paragraph. Share your tips in small groups. Possible search terms: writing paragraphs; parts of paragraph The concluding sentence A concluding sentence is sometimes used in longer.Read More
Academic writing style. Tutors expect clear, grammatically correct English that shows the quality of your thinking. Clear thinking and clear writing are deeply linked. As you read and write more, you will develop your own writing style. Your style should reflect the reasoned and objective tone of your argument. You are trying to persuade your.Read More
Study skills and training. Academic skills workshops Our workshops are a great way to get expert guidance on time management, essay writing, critical thinking and more. Read more Go to Academic skills workshops page. Academic skills appointments One-to-one or group appointments are available with Learning Advisers or Royal Literary Fund Fellows to discuss academic writing and other study.Read More
Other resources: ASK: Assignment Survival Kit Includes Assignment Schedule Calculator to help you manage your time through the different stages of writing an essay.; The Academic Phrasebank: Excellent resource from the University of Manchester that says it provides you with the 'nuts and bolts' of academic phraseology. Language and Learning Online: Writing Excellent subject specific information.Read More