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Course Detail

RD033 - Behind the mystique: what academic writing is, and how to get better at it

Behind the mystique: what academic writing is, and how to get better at it

This half-day workshop takes a fresh look at academic writing, de-mystifying it with activities to help you write more clearly and stylishly in your discipline. In the workshop, we will explore:
• what academic writing is and what it's for
• what 'good' looks like, and how this varies by discipline
• the writing process: thinking, planning, drafting and editing
• some ‘nuts and bolts’ of ‘good’ academic writing
• top tips (to avoid common writing pitfalls)
• developing good writing practice

Objectives

Provided by: Researcher Development

Details

Date: Tuesday 4 February 2020

Venue: Scape 0.15, ME, Scape, Mile End

Time: 13:30 - 16:30


Tutor

  • Dr A Wilson