Academic Writing Basics
As we cover academic writing basics, you’ll see tips and suggestions especially for beginning academic writers. Intermediate and experienced academic writers can also use these strategies and approaches.
Based on your current stage of academic writing, consider how the information and examples used in this Pressbook may be applied for your specific background and experience:
Beginning writers may want to closely follow templates and resources to learn more about conventions and expectations of academic writing. This can help you become more familiar with the basics of academic writing.
Intermediate writers may have some knowledge of the conventions and expectations of academic writing. Adapting and extending examples used in this workshop can help further develop your writing skills and your own voice as an academic writer.
Creatively reflecting on the material in this workshop can help experienced academic writers further refine ideas. By experimenting with different approaches that complement your existing writing process, you can learn more about how to best showcase your research and discussion.