how to write a thesis paper graduate level
If academic writing is a distant memory for you, or perhaps something you’ve never done, the prospect of starting to research and write an academic essay can be intimidating. If you’re a new graduate student, please view Gradschoolitis (6:50 video), and for the transcript, please see the Gradschoolitis notes. Before you start working on a specific assignment, please view the resources linked below to receive an introduction to academic research and writing at RRU:
Now that you’re ready to begin the process of writing a specific assignment, this guide will take you step-by-step through the process of researching and writing an assignment with resources, tips, and suggestions from both the Library and the Writing Centre. You can work through each step by using the “next” navigation on each page, or you can use the list below to jump into a particular topic. To begin, click on the first link below.
Graduate courses will challenge you to write at a professional academic level through seminar papers, major research papers, and reading responses. Learn how to improve and supplement your research and writing skills using the Graduate Writing Lab’s resources and services.
- Reading primary and secondary sources effectively
- Note-taking strategies
- Managing sources
- Forming your argument
- Creating an outline
- Analysis and structure
- Editing and revision strategies
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