Writing

La Trobe University

Writing

Achieve@Uni
La Trobe University

Writing

Achieve@Uni
La Trobe University

Writing

Achieve@Uni

About this module

At university you will need to complete a number of written assignments for each of your subjects. These all come with a 'due date', which can make the submission of your work seem like an event. However, the completion of good academic writing, which meets the expectations of your lecturers, is more of a process.

In this module, you will find out how to complete that process. Good academic writing is well-structured, logical and cohesive, supported by evidence and properly referenced, while also fulfilling the specific subject content requirements of each individual assignment.

What you will learn

In this Module, you will learn:

  • How to interpret topics and understand the expectations of different written assignments.

  • Strategies for undertaking assignment writing as a ‘process’ with several planned steps.

  • How to plan and structure your writing.

  • How to build content, using brainstorming, research and evidence.

  • How to develop an appropriate academic writing style that is both concise and cohesive.

  • Effective methods for reviewing and editing written work prior to submission.

Where to get help

Peer Learning Advisers (PLAs) and Student Learning lecturers can help you with assignment and study related questions. No need to make an appointment, just drop-in during advertised times. To check drop-in times and locations, visit: