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Genres of Academic Writing

In this workshop, we’ll examine typical academic writing tasks and how to “read” your course assignments so you’ll deliver what’s really expected. Specifically, we’ll start with pre-and post-writing strategies, namely outlining and reverse outlines; we’ll then look at how to approach and construct some basic genres of academic writing: the reflection paper, the research paper introduction, the critical review and the literature review.

Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing your colleagues on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.  Please note, it is your responsibility to sign next to your name on the attendance sheet for each workshop session.  A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Instructor: Peter Grav, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Graduate Centre for Academic Communication

Location: Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street, Fifth Floor, 507.

Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018
Time:
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Inforum Library
Campus:
St. George (Downtown) Campus

Event Organizer

Kathleen Scheaffer