This support is provided through various mechanisms including writing support for selected modules through scheduled contact hours, consultations for individual students, weekly workshops, and customized workshop series as requested by departments. The language support and learning materials provided by CAW are based on the writing requirements of the coursework in each module and are planned in consultation with the respective module leaders and faculty teaching the allocated modules. The one-to-one consultations for students include guidance for writing their assignments such as project reports, case studies and others. Students who seek help for their assignments involving academic writing can book multiple appointments with the CAW faculty, through the SIS. CAW also conducts customized workshops requested by academic departments.
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Dr Mary Pryor, Centre for Academic Development, tells us about how she worked towards improving standards of students' formal writing skills. Would some form of early identification of the level of academic writing skills upon arrival, with follow-up writing development intervention, for those in need, be beneficial? Follow-up writing development would be offered, to those identified as being in need, through online resources and face-to-face workshops provided by the Student Learning Service SLS , part of the Centre for Academic Development CAD. Higher English Papers from the s, requiring students to read and summarise a given text with accurate use of grammar, spelling and punctuation. As an early indication that writing matters at university, the strategy is to offer early academic writing development to those identified as in need:.
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Are you currently in the process of writing something, and need some advice or inspiration? Focus on what you want to say. Write in the order that makes sense to you. You don't have to start with the introduction.