Academic writing

Structure

Check with your department regarding the structure of your text. The following website from the University of Richmond provides information about writing in different disciplines. Writing in the different disciplines

Signposting

A well-written text has an organized structure. By using words and sentences that signal how the text should be read, called signposting, one can clearly guide the reader through the text. Here are some examples of signposting.signposting


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Video

Basics of paraphrasing