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Writing Video Library

Introduction to Academic Writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Academic Writing. Video produced by the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI) as part of the Academic Writing for Airman Video Series. Provides a tutorial of the principles of good academic writing for an academic essay.

 

 

Overview of the Writing Process & Essay Structure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Writing Process. Video produced by the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI) as part of the Academic Writing for Airman Video Series. Provides a tutorial of the writing process (analyze, plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish) for an academic essay.

Reading Practices for Academic Writing

 

 

 

 

Stage 1. Analyze Your Writing Assignment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Defining Your Purpose & Analyzing Your Audience. Video produced by the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI) as part of the Academic Writing for Airman Video Series. Provides a tutorial on determining the purpose and audience for your academic writing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choosing a Topic. Video produced by the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI) as part of the Academic Writing for Airman Video Series. Provides a tutorial on determining a topic for your academic writing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Developing a Timeline. Video produced by the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI) as part of the Academic Writing for Airman Video Series. Provides a tutorial on developing a timeline to complete an academic writing assignment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding Assignments. Writing Center at UNC – Chapel Hill video that demonstrates a way to analyze assignment instructions in order to gain a deeper understanding of your assignment.

 

Stage 2. Plan the Essay & Develop Ideas

 

 

 

 

Stage 3. Write Drafts

 

 

 

 

Stage 4. Revise Your Writing 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reverse Outline. Writing Center at UNC – Chapel Hill video showing reserve outlining as a way for writers to read a condensed version of what they wrote in examining the logical sequence of the main points.

 

Stage 5. Edit Your Writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading Aloud. Writing Center at UNC – Chapel Hill video describing how to read aloud as an effective editing technique.

 

Stage 6. Publish Your Writing

 

 

 

 

Research Papers & Theses

 

 

 

 

ESL Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why We Cite. Writing Center at UNC – Chapel Hill video describes why citations are important in supporting content, providing intellectual credibility and source of acknowledge.

 

 

Facilitating Peer Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peer Review in the Classroom: A Guide for Students (MIT). Faculty from MIT’s Comparative Media Studies & Writing explain the peer review process to student writers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No One Writes Alone: Peer Review in the Classroom - A Guide for Instructors (MIT). Faculty from MIT’s Comparative Media Studies & Writing explain how instructors conduct student peer review in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peer Review in the Writing Classroom (Cengage Learning). Dr. Robert Yagelski, State University of New York at Albany, presents strategies for conducting peer response in the writing classroom.