Academic Writing

Format and Editing (AW3-BPPT)

In this module, you will learn how to self-edit their work for best presentation prior to journal submission; including identifying the various common academic writing pitfalls, including the use of too many passive sentences and the use of colorful tone.

• Build academic vocabulary and avoid repetition
• Understand editing principles by identifying what is effective writing
• Learn to adapt to journal formatting and how to synthesize a narrative
  • Lecture: For the Love of the Prose
  • Reading: 5 Unique Ways to Boost Academic Vocabulary
  • Lecture: Putting Together the Pieces
  • Reading: How to Get Published in an Academic Journal
  • Lecture: Editing
  • Reading: Self- Editing Checklist for College Writers
  • Course Evaluation
  • Assignment: Edit Your Opinion Article
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever