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Essay writing presentation

  1. 1. Course Outline <br />By <br />Khadiga<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Academic essay writing<br />Wiki<br />PBWork<br />
  3. 3. Brainstorming ideas<br />Define your problem or issue as a creative challenge<br />Generate ideas on the issue,<br /> Write ideas down,<br />Determine which idea – or ideas – is the best solution<br />Brainstorming is most effective with group of people,<br />
  4. 4. Essay outline <br />Essay introduction<br />Essay body<br />Essay conclusion<br />
  5. 5. Summarising academic resources<br />Definition,<br />The goal of summary writing,<br />The process of summary writing,<br />Points to take in mind while summarising academic sources.<br />
  6. 6. Paraphrasing academic resources<br />Definition,<br />The goal of paraphrasing,<br />The process of paraphrasing,<br />Points to notice.<br />
  7. 7. writing an academic essay<br />do not use colloquialisms, use formal style<br />do not use abbreviated forms (don’t, aren’t)<br />mind punctuation (commas, colons, etc.)<br />make paragraphs with a blank line in between<br />make clear titles and subtitles (be consistent in using the size of font)<br />mind typing and avoid spelling mistakes, use the spell checker. Make sure to proof read the report before you submit it.<br />
  8. 8. Assessment criteria<br />Content<br />research<br />analysis<br />use of sources<br />relevance of materials<br />problem coverage<br />documentation<br />appropriate technical vocabulary<br />
  9. 9. Assessment criteria<br />Language<br />grammar<br />Cohesion<br />Structure<br />Layout <br />Academic vocabulary <br />word choice<br />word order<br />Spelling<br />Paragraphing<br />Punctuation <br />
  10. 10. References<br />Bailey, S. 2006.Teaching Academic Writing: a handbook for international students. London ; New York : Routledge.<br />Byrne, Donn. 1988.Teaching Writing Skills. :Longman.<br />Friedrich, P. 2008.Teaching academic writing. London; New York: Continuum.<br />

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