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FYI: New Academic Writing App from the University College London


Author: Bas Aarts

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

FYI Body: DEAR COLLEAGUES,

PLEASE FIND BELOW AN ANNOUNCEMENT FOR A NEW APP AIMED AT HELPING YOUR STUDENTS WITH THEIR ESSAYS AND OTHER WRITING ASSIGNMENTS. WE HOPE YOU WILL BRING IT TO THEIR ATTENTION. IT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR MENTORING, BUT IT IS AN ADDITIONAL SOURCE OF ADVICE, AVAILABLE 'ON THE GO'. WE WOULD BE GRATEFUL IF YOU COULD ENCOURAGE YOUR STUDENTS TO USE IT. .

FEEDBACK ON THE APP IS VERY WELCOME. APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING.

REGARDS,
BAS

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BAS AARTS
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
GOWER STREET
LONDON WC1E 6BT
TEL.: 020 7679 3130

ACADEMIC WRITING IN ENGLISH (AWE)

NOW AVAILABLE: A BRAND NEW APP FOR SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS: ACADEMIC WRITING IN ENGLISH (AWE), AVAILABLE FOR FREE FROM THE APPLE APP STORE AND FROM GOOGLE PLAY.

AWE IS A COMPLETE COURSE DESIGNED TO HELP YOU IMPROVE YOUR ACADEMIC WRITING ASSIGNMENTS, SUCH AS:
- CLASS ESSAYS;
- EXAM ESSAYS;
- EXPERIMENTAL REPORTS;
- SCIENTIFIC ESSAYS;
- DISSERTATIONS;
- ACADEMIC ARTICLES.

AWE INCLUDES:
- AN IN-DEPTH SELF-LEARNING COURSE COVERING THE ENTIRE CREATIVE PROCESS OF ACADEMIC WRITING;
- INTERACTIVE EXERCISES THAT HELP YOU LEARN;
- CHECKLISTS FOR REVIEWING YOUR CRITICAL THINKING, YOUR ARGUMENTS AND YOUR ESSAY AS A WHOLE;
- AN EXTENSIVE GLOSSARY OF IMPORTANT TERMS.

AWE ALSO PROVIDES EASY TIPS FOR AVOIDING PLAGIARISM, CONDUCTING RESEARCH, THINKING CRITICALLY, MAKING STRONG ARGUMENTS AND PRESENTING YOUR WORK WELL.

COMING SOON (ALSO FREE): ENGLISH SPELLING AND PUNCTUATION (ESP).

ALREADY AVAILABLE (IN A FREE AND PAID VERSION): THE INTERACTIVE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH (IGE).

FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE:
HTTP://WWW.UCL.AC.UK/ENGLISH-USAGE/APPS/