Academic Writing


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At the end of this session, international students will:

  • Have had the opportunity to explore examples of different forms of writing including academic writing
  • Be able to identify general features that are characteristic of Western academic writing
  • Be able to appreciate that academic writing and rhetorical structure is impacted by culture
  • Be aware that academic writing is discipline specific
  • Be alerted to the need to continually develop their knowledge of the language and vocabulary associated with the discipline area of media and communication
  • Be able to identify how to construct a paragraph that conforms to expectations for academic writing
  • Have had experience in organising ideas into a coherent written paragraph.