Focus: Acdemic Writing Series
Title: Academic Writing 101: Write Right
Description: Writing in the academic environment requires an attention to grammar and precision. The mechanics of style in writing are the rules that must be followed when preparing written documents in the academic environment. An attention to the mechanics of style allows research strategies and formatting to become systematic and consistent across all written work. This interactive session will focus on punctuation, paragraph formation, capitalization, abbreviations, numbers, and statistics in text. Participants will focus on how academic writing differs from other types of writing and why the use of colloquialisms, jargon, chiches, and anthropomorphisms are not allowed.