CEAP 642 Cornerstones of Academic Writing (1 credit)

Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)


CEAP : Key strategies for graduate students across disciplines: reading scholarly texts for structure; learning to apply these structures in writing assignments. Four cornerstones of academic writing: audience, purpose, organization, and style. Identifying and targeting audiences, clarifying the purposes served by different writing projects, organizing ideas, and developing mastery of rhetorical and stylistic conventions. Audio feedback and multiple drafts.

Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

Instructors: Richard Cooper, Yvonne Hung, Renee Lallier, Zachary Abram (Fall) Danielle Barkley, Yvonne Hung, Andrew Churchill, Renee Lallier (Winter) Richard Cooper, Yvonne Hung (Summer)

  • This course cannot be counted towards course requirements of any graduate program.

  • 13.5 contact hours

  • **Due to the condensed nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fifth lecture day.

  • For graduate students only.

  • Grading in this course is pass/fail.