A College Professor’s Secrets to Successful Academic Writing
What you'll learn
- Learn each element of the writing process including different exploring strategies.
- Learn how to edit for style and grammar.
- Learn formulas to properly compose introductions, thesis statements, body paragraphs, transitions, conclusions, and titles.
- Learn the meaning of information literacy.
- Learn how to conduct research and manage your sources.
- Learn how to properly integrate research in the APA and MLA documentation style.
- No prior academic writing experience is required. This course will provide all of the tools you need to learn how to write solid academic essays.
Welcome to “A College Professor’s Secrets to Successful Academic Writing.” In this course, I invite you to unlock the keys to academic writing excellence through the perspective of my experience as a college professor of nearly ten years. As a scholar who has navigated the academic landscape, I am excited to share my insights and secrets to help you thrive in academia. I have designed this course for students of all academic backgrounds and expertise - high school, college, and university. The primary goal of this course is to improve your academic writing skills and, most importantly, for you to believe in yourself as a writer.
Academic writing can often feel like a labyrinth, filled with complex rules, conventions, and expectations. However, with the proper guidance, it can become a source of empowerment, allowing you to communicate your ideas effectively and make a lasting impact in your field of study. This course clarifies the process and provides a unique insider’s perspective.
Throughout our journey together, we will delve into crafting compelling arguments, conducting thorough research, and structuring your papers for maximum impact. You’ll gain a deep understanding of various citation styles, ethical sourcing, and the nuances of academic discourse.
This course will equip you with the academic writing skills you need and the tools to excel as a student, researcher, and professional.
Prepare to embark on this enriching academic voyage where the secrets of successful academic writing will be unveiled, and you’ll emerge as a confident, proficient writer ready to thrive in the scholarly world. Let’s get started!
Who this course is for:
- Writers from all academic backgrounds and levels of expertise - high school, college, and university.
I have been a professor of English at various North American Institutions for nearly ten years. I have a Master's in English with an emphasis in rhetoric, composition, and digital media. I also have a graduate TESL certification, which allows me to teach English as a second language to English Language Learners.
I love writing, and I love teaching writing. It brings me immeasurable joy.
Thank you for considering my course. I feel grateful for the opportunity to work with you and to teach you what I know helps my students excel as writers.