19 Review and Next Steps

In this resource you have had the opportunity to:

  • consider the process of academic writing;
  • determine the type of academic writing you might be asked to complete;
  • review approaches to developing and structuring ideas using concept mapping and outlining;
  • work on how to develop a thesis statement or controlling idea;
  • consider strategies for planning your writing assignment, including:
    • drafting paragraphs
    • quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing
    • incorporating evidence, and
    • overcoming obstacles;
  • use key questions for revising and editing.


As you work on your writing assignments, the KPU Learning Centre is here for you!


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Visit the Learning Centre website: https://www.kpu.ca/learningcentres 


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