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Developing your Writing Skills, February 2021 (closed)

When Feb 02, 2021 10:00 AM to
Feb 19, 2021 12:00 PM
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three-week writing course, 2 x 2h per week, 10:00 - 12:00, on Tuesday and Fridays

February 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 2021



This three-week online course provides you an opportunity to discover, discuss and apply essential academic writing skills in a targeted manner. In turn, many of these skills and techniques can be applied to your ongoing writing projects in other settings. The course addresses the following writing skills: Structure, cohesion, and flow; paraphrasing and citing references; describing a study via explicit ‘moves’; commenting on data, hedging and boosting claims; discussing results and implications; peer feedback.

The sessions will help you:

  • Identify ‚violations‘ of academic writing ‚standards‘ and revise accordingly
  • Recognize, apply and enhance flow and cohesion in your writing
  • Identify and apply approaches to establishing your voice/position (citing literature, reporting verbs,  hedging, evaluative language)
  • Identify and apply structures in academic writing
  • Give peers constructive feedback on their writing (structure, critical perspective, style, accuracy)


Teaching methods:

  • Three-week online course (zoom)
  • Wb-ilias course room
  • Presentation
  • Peer-to-peer exchange and constructive feedback
  • Facilitated discussions
  • Written tasks with instructor feedback



The course is booked out.

Waiting list

If you want to be on the waiting list, in case someone cancels, please register here:


Maximum 12 participants


Louise Northover, SLI