APPENDICES: Academic Writing Basics

Technical Writing Essentials is designed to follow up on the skills learned in a first year Academic Writing course. An open textbook used in some first year writing courses is Why Write? A Guide for Students in Canada.  Chapter 5 of this textbook gives you an overview of the general “Rules for Academic Writing.”  The following sections provide a review of some of the basic conventions and expectations of academic writing that students should be familiar with and that are relevant to technical writing:


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