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Resources to support Morling College Counselling, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care, and Education students to understand and employ the conventions of academic writing appropriate to graduate and post-graduate levels of study.

Academic Writing for Education Students

Academic Writing

This LibGuide contains resources to support students at Morling College to understand and employ the conventions of academic writing appropriate to graduate and post-graduate levels of study in the faculties of Education, and Counselling, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care, utilising the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th and 7th edition publication styles. 

APAis the publication style in use for assignments and student writing until the end of 2020. APA 7 will be the publication style from the beginning of 2021.

Newest content
APA 7th Ed. updates June 2020
Verb tense May 2020
Which vs that November 2019

 

Topics

Description

Publication Style The APA 6 and 7 publication styles 
Assignment Question Understanding the assignment question is a key skill in academic writing 
Assignment Genre There are different types of assignments
Reporting Verbs Expand your vocabulary of reporting verbs
Verb Tense Use past tense when reporting research (e.g. writing a literature review)
Workflow Workflow for assignments, academic writing, and research
Referencing Link to the Referencing LibGuide
Anthropomorphism Avoiding the pitfalls of anthropomorphism
Plagiarism Understanding plagiarism and self-plagiarism
Which vs that Guidance on when to use which or that
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