William & Mary

GRAD 520: Academic Writing

Summary

Tuesdays, 5-6:15, starting September 12

Full Description
This course will help domestic and international students improve writing skills and gain confidence in their ability to write formal, academic English. The writing process will be emphasized, with special attention given to improving the students’ organizing, proofreading, and revising skills. Students will learn how to identify their audience, define their purpose, and add cohesion and clarity to their writing. In addition, writing conventions concerning plagiarism and other writing norms will be examined.