Tertiary teaching in New Zealand/Academic skills/Academic writing/Summary
|Tertiary teaching in New Zealand|
|Unit 3: Academic skills|
|Academic writing||Objectives | Rules of good writing | Writing an academic essay | Using other people’s work | Presenting your assignment | Summary|
Topic Six asked you to look at the business of academic writing, and no doubt you will have plenty of opportunity to practise these skills in future courses. One of the best ways to learn is by reading the works of others - not just experienced academics, but fellow learners also. Giving and accepting constructive criticism is not easy, but can be very valuable.
We have touched on the wide range of learning methods and media, and learning style preferences - but the next question could be; so what? What can we do as teachers to embed this knowledge into our teaching? Let's have a look at the next topic on Blended Learning.