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Introduction to Academic Writing
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Introduction to Academic Writing

What is academic writing? What are the common errors? How can you make sure that your writing is clear and engaging? In this session, you will look at some examples of academic writing in order to determine what works and what doesn’t work. You will also look where to use the active and passive voices. TW, GR.

You know your research. You are a specialist in your field. But do you still find yourself getting stuck or frustrated when you try to write about it? The following workshops are designed to help you ensure your writing is as effective as your research. They will cover these elements of writing:

This is a two hour session which will have a break midway.

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Starting to write; making sure you are fully prepared
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1. Starting to Write: making sure you’re fully prepared.

What are the expectations, challenges, and approaches to academic writing? This general session will explore different approaches to planning and pacing your thesis. You will also be invited to set personal writing goals. TW

You know your research. You are a specialist in your field. But do you still find yourself getting stuck or frustrated when you try to write about it? The following workshops are designed to help you ensure your writing is as effective as your research. They will cover these elements of writing:

Grammar = GR

Thesis writing = TW

Different types of writing = DT

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From Sentence to Thesis: making every sentence work for you.
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Sentences may seem simple, but confusing or misleading ones can destroy an entire argument. This session will take us back to basics: how to avoid run-on sentences and fragments; how to construct compound and complex sentences; and how to avoid ambiguity. It will also map sentence structure onto the arguments of theses. If we can understand common sentence-structure errors, we can also avoid common thesis-structure mistakes. GR, TW

You know your research. You are a specialist in your field. But do you still find yourself getting stuck or frustrated when you try to write about it? The following workshops are designed to help you ensure your writing is as effective as your research.

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PhD in a Second Language focus: Conversation Practice
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PhD in a Second Language focus: Conversation Practice

A chance to follow on learning and discussion from PhD in a Second Language session previously attended.

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Literature Review
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Literature Review

We all need to write our Literature review but how do we start, what do we really need to cover and how?

 

Get some hint, tips, ideas and your questions answered

See also Research Methods & Literature Review Epigeum E Learning materials

https://moodle.warwick.ac.uk/course/view.phpid=15881 and https://moodle.warwick.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=36081

 

 

More information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HksK4cAMWaQ

 https://livewarwickac.sharepoint.com/:v:/r/sites/GettingitDonetutors/Shared%20Documents/Promo%20videos/Literature%20Review%20FINAL.mp4?csf=1&web=1&e=dJZXIp