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Tips, guidelines and strategies for success with Academic Writing.
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Resources include the following topics: Annotated Bibliographies, Lab reports, Literature reviews, Conventions, Scholarship applications and more.
Resources include topics: Annotated Bibliographies, Lab reports, Literature Reviews, Conventions, Scholarship Applications and more.
Conclusions can be tough and require a lot of thought. Check out what these students and faculty members have to say about writing a conclusion.
Finding strong sources can be a challenge. Check out what these students and faculty members have to say about finding them.
Nobody wants to plagiarize: How can you use words and ideas from your sources effectively and accurately in your writing? Watch this clip for some suggestions.
Types of Writing Assignments
Academic Book Reviews
This handout is a quick guide to creating an annotated bibliography.
Writing the Academic Book Review
In this resource, you will find advice on choosing a text to review, finding a proper trade journal to submit to, and avoiding common pitfalls when writing the review.
Elements of a Book Review
This handout provides a suggested outline for a book review.
Rhetoric of Book Reviews
Book reviews have their own conventions. This document helps writers to recognize and understand the purposes of elements that are commonly found in a book review.
How to Write a Scholarship Application
ECU graduate Dr. Frank Hurley provides insight on how to write a scholarship application.
This handout outlines the components of a lab report and provides tips for writing a successful lab report.
Dinner Party Method: Literature Review Synthesis of Ideas
Literature review synthesis utilizing the dinner party research conversation.
Graduate Theses and Dissertations
Graduate School Template for Thesis or Dissertation
Separate Signature Page
This is an example of a signature page. Be sure to check with individual departments to specify guidelines prior to submitting.
Page Numbering for Thesis & Dissertation
This document details the guidelines and specifications for page numbering in a thesis or dissertation. It includes a step-by-step process for dealing with difficult numbering on both PC and Mac versions of MS Word.
Page Numbering (Screenshots)
Screenshots showing the specifications for page numbering on a thesis or dissertation.
How to Make a Table of Contents
These are instructions, for both PC and Mac, for how to add a table of contents to a preexisting document.
How to Make a Table of Contents (screenshots)
These are screenshots for crafting a table of contents on a preexisting thesis or dissertation.
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