A beginner's guide to writing assignments
Academic skills CAN be mastered
In today’s technology driven society, written communication is king. In fact, written communication is often more important and frequent than face-to-face communication. One of the advantages of online education is that the students develop solid written communication skills, probably more so than those on campus. At least this was the case for me. While college writing was not easy for me at first, I learned, and so can you.
- LeAnne Prenovost
The Writing Centre, located within the Language Development Group, is a student-oriented space which aims to provide mediation in the process of academic writing. Students from all disciplinary backgrounds as well as tertiary levels are encouraged to engage in the one-on-one consultancy service offered.
Level 6, Steve Biko Building
North Lane, Upper Campus, UCT
Tel: +27 21 650 5021
Fax: +27 21 650 5022
Learning how to write an essay can be a maddening, exasperating process, but it doesn't have to be. If you know the steps and understand what to do, writing can be easy and even fun.
This guide is intended to help first and second year students write effective papers in the Humanities Core and Social Sciences Core.
- Jospeh M Williams and Lawrence McEnerney. Chicago University.