Many students have difficulties writing well-structured and readable texts. Academic Writing Skills breaks down the writing process into various skills that students can use to practice independently.
On on the corresponding website these skills are discussed using rules of thumb, several short exercises and examples of the right answer. By combining a clear explanation of the various skills and exercises with feedback, the training course has proven to be very effective.
The following subjects are dealt with: the structure of a text, a scientific review article, preparing for writing, the content of the text, references, paraphrasing, citations, argumentation, cohesion, sentence structure, academic writing style, revisions and how to finalize a text. Academic Writing Skills consists of a detailed online writing training and a book that can be used as a reference for the training.
New third edition
In this new third edition, the text and exercises have been aligned with the most recent seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Academic Writing Skills is suitable for bachelor students of psychology, pedagogy and education, sociology, public administration, and other social sciences.
Henk T. van der Molen
Prof. dr. Henk T. van der Molen is hoogleraar psychologie bij het Instituut voor Psychologie van de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam en bij de Faculteit Psychologie van de Open Universiteit Nederland... Meer