A hotseat on the subject of constructing argument in MA Assignments.
Constructing argument in MA assignments.
Gillian Lazar's overview:
In this hotseat, we will be focusing particularly on the concept of developing an argument in your academic writing. Argumentation is the central component in any academic assignment, whether the assignment is an essay, a report, a reflective log or a dissertation. Please begin by watching this introductory Powerpoint:
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Hello, my name is Gillian Lazar and I work for the Academic Writing and Language (AWL) team in the Learner Development Unit. For more information about this, please go to:http://www.24-7.mdx.ac.uk/ldu/index.htm
From the 16th May, we will be discussing some of the ideas in the PowerPoint
more fully, and I will also be referring you to another longer section of argument from am MA dissertation. To access this, please click here.
Of course, during the hotseat you will also have an opportunity to pose any other questions you may have about your academic writing or language. I look forward to meeting you soon!
Let's start our discussion:
Share your thoughts, academic writing tips and concerns here.