Book Title: Academic Writing Skills

Author: Patricia Williamson

Book Description: Designed specifically for UQ College students, this Pressbook offers interactive activities and strategies for developing academic writing skills. Students will have the opportunity to review key parts of the writing process from interpreting their assignment instructions, organizing their ideas, drafting their writing, and revising their work before final submission. In addition, students will learn key oral presentation skills for both group and individual class presentations and there is the opportunity to also develop students' critical thinking skills.

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Book Description

Designed specifically for UQ College Academic English Tertiary Preparation Program students, this Pressbook offers interactive activities and strategies for developing and refining academic writing skills. Learners are introduced to the writing basics, such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph structure, right through to writing, editing , and refining their own essay. Students will have the opportunity to review key parts of the writing process from interpreting their assignment instructions, organizing their ideas, drafting their writing, and revising their work before final submission. In addition, students will learn key oral presentation skills for both group and individual class presentations. Also, it offers students the opportunity to develop as critical thinkers and write sound and valid academic arguments. The contents are supported by in-class practice and while it has been designed as an integral part of the TPP Academic English syllabus, it will enhance the writing skills of anyone new to academic writing.

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This book is a cloned version of Academic Writing Basics by Megan Robertson, published using Pressbooks by Kwantlen Polytechnic University under a CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike) license. It may differ from the original.

Author

Patricia Williamson

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Writing and editing guides

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Title
Academic Writing Skills
Author
Patricia Williamson
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Academic Writing Skills by Patricia Williamson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Primary Subject
Writing and editing guides
Additional Subject(s)
Study and learning skills: general
Publisher
The University of Queensland
Publication Date
November 18, 2021
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
https://dx.doi.org/10.14264/54e8047
Ebook ISBN
978-1-74272-364-8