Learn and practice the skills needed to write a term paper
What you'll learn
- Know how to choose topic and research material.
- Learn the 5W1 H approach to writing.
- Know how to answer 5 different types of questions.
- Format the paper: grammar, spelling, referencing using free reference software and Google scholar.
- Know how to manage timelines to write an excellent paper ahead of schedule.
- Develop a habit of using the 5W1H approach to address critical questions in your paper.
- There are no requirements. Anyone wanting to learn how to write and formulate answers is welcome.
You have just started on a course and have been informed that there is a term paper/ essay due in the middle/ end of the course. You have never written one or do not know where to start. Do not worry. You have come to the right place. I am Vicknaeshwari Marimuther, an online educator. I have taught at universities in the United Kingdoms and Singapore. My teaching approach is interactive, collaborative, and inclusive with the aim of a wider outreach where more students feel empowered in their learning journeys.
What will you be able to do after this course?
This course empowers you to know how to:
choose a topic or work with an assigned one,
look for information for the topic,
manage your time to meet deadlines,
address different types of questions e.g., analyze, evaluate, summarize, explain, and describe,
check for spelling and grammatical errors, and
formulate the paper.
At the end of the course, you will:
feel confident in your writing skills,
get in the habit of practicing the approaches mentioned in the lectures, and
improve your critical thinking skills as you consider different approaches and formulate your paper to include several perspectives while considering past and present phenomenon on your paper’s topic.
What tools will you get?
tips on time management,
demos on getting online planners and how to search for free referencing software
demo of referencing style
examples of using the 5W1H approach to formulate answers to different types of questions
comparisons of responses to topics with different question types (e.g., evaluate and summarize, analyze and describe)
demo on answers to other question types
In conclusion, this course will teach you what matters in answering different questions types. You will get in the habit of practicing the 5W1H approach when answering questions for your paper. You will get in the habit of planning your schedule and organizing information so you will be submitting your paper on time. You will learn how to reference correctly, spell check, and proof read your work before submission.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone writing a term paper, essay, assignment
- Undergraduate students
- Postgraduate students
- College students
- Note: This course focuses on how to write papers to address specific types of questions (analyze, explain, describe, summarize, and evaluate)
Hi, I am Vicknaeshwari Marimuther (Vicky). My teaching approach is interactive, collaborative, and inclusive with the aim of a wider outreach where more students feel empowered in their learning journeys. I have completed an online Teaching in Higher Education Certificate with Harvard University. I have a BSc in Psychology from Edith Cowan University, Australia, Diploma in Psychology from Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, a MSc in Research Methods in Psychology (with Merit), and Doctorate in Philosophy majoring in Psychology from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom.
My experience in education stems from being an educator and lifelong learner in three countries. I was an associate lecturer at universities in Singapore and the United Kingdom where I taught biological psychology, qualitative research methods (taught and assisted), social problems, and social policy analysis to undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have also mentored a first year psychology student at a university in Australia and supervised a master in social work dissertation in Singapore.
I look forward to assisting you on your learning journey.
Vicknaeshwari Marimuther, PhD