Academic Research and Writing Techniques | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Academic Research and Writing Techniques

The second type of part time course that we have available is a specially tailored programme to meet the demands of college level academic writing and research skills. This programme will employ an interactive-student-centred mode of delivery along with a process-oriented approach to help course participants develop and improve their academic writing and research skills. This course requires you to attend evening classes. 

Learning outcomes

  • understand paragraph and essay organisation
  • understand various patterns of essay organisation
  • support ideas with specific and factual details
  • use quotation, paraphrases and summaries to quote the work others
  • understand academic in-text citation and referencing to avoid committing plagiarism
  • understand and use different types of sentence patterns to create a smooth flow in writing
  • understand common and regular sentence errors to achieve clarity in writing