Effective Strategies for Academic Writing


This page contains forms to use for your writing assignments, arranged per chapter. The forms are in Word, which allow them to be completed digitally, saved and printed.

1    The writing process: dos and dont's

2    Getting started

3    Picturing your research: what are you going to research and why?

4    Picturing your research: how

5    The thesis: table of contents, time schedule, and writing out the plan

6    Planning and reading for a short writing assignment (essay or paper)

9    Preparing and writing the first draft

11    The second revision: style and finishing

To open the PDF file, you need the free Adobe Reader, which you can download here.