Embedding Academic Literacy

The Embedding Academic Literacy into First Year Units of Study Guide was developed by the Learning and Teaching Centre to support staff in embedding essential academic skills into units of study. Topics include:
  • academic genre, tone, modality, assessment questions and plagiarism
  • reading critically to evaluate information 
  • thesis statements and meta-argument 
  • cohesion - linking, building and proving points
  • referencing
  • the paragraph
  • the report
  • the essay
  • reflective thinking and reflective writing
  • editing

If you would like information on professional development for staff in using this resource, please contact the Learning and Teaching Centre.

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