Academic writing for postgraduates [online]
This workshop will take place via a virtual classroom in Brightspace. Once you have registered for the event, you will receive an email with the link closer to the event time. If you would like to view the session materials in advance, you can download them below.
The aim of this workshop is to make students aware of what is generally expected of critical writing at Level 7, and to understand what is distinctive about it.
By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
- Recognise key differences between academic writing at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in terms of depth, rigour and use of sources.
- Understand the importance of developing your own stance or position in relation to the literature in your chosen field.
- Identify ways in which specific effects are achieved in selected extracts, eg. to move an arguement forward, highlight controversies, synthesise sources.
- Recognise the importance of appropriate and fluent language for different functional purposes.
Related LibGuide: Academic Writing by Aaron Burrell
- Friday, October 30, 2020
- 10:00am - 11:00am
- Time Zone:
- UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
- University of Suffolk Ipswich
University of Suffolk