General academic writing

Academic writing is challenging for many commencing students, especially since each discipline subscribes to a specific way of writing.

The resources in this section will help you scaffold the development of your students' academic writing skills. 


Use the table of contents to the left to find the category and type of resource which you want for your class. 

You can also browse an online folder of all the general resources on reading, in alphabetical order.

If you wish to find a resource addressing a specific teaching point, you can also use a term or word to search the search the database of all Language and Literacies resources. 


Note that these resources address particular aspects about writing for tertiary courses. They are general resources for developing academic writing and do not address specific writing formats.

However, you can also find resources on writing for assignment formats and on English Language Proficiency