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Do you lack confidence in writing or are you preparing to apply to study at higher education level? This course is designed to improve your academic skills focusing particularly on the skills required for tackling written assessments. Aimed at developing your confidence in writing, knowing how to structure your work and preparing for written assignments, this course forms part of our suite of University Preparation courses to give you a head start on entering higher education or for those of you wishing to brush up on your existing skills.
What you will study
- This course will cover topics including:
- Writing anxiety and writer’s block
- Research, reading and note-taking
- Journal writing and freewriting
- Planning your writing
- Writing style
- Revising, editing and proofreading your writing
There will be 2 short pieces of written assessment; the first reflecting on your confidence in writing at the start of the course and the second reflecting on your progress at the end of the course. Assessment One is a 250 word piece of writing and is worth 25% and Assessment Two is a 500 word piece of writing and is worth 75%.
- Confident Learner
- Confident Numeracy