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Academic Writing: the Writing Process (self-study online)


This self-study short course helps you gain insight into your own writing process, make sense of the problems you face, and develop an efficient and effective strategies for overcoming them. You also learn about the variety of approaches other people take to writing an assignment or thesis, and can learn from each other.


The course is delivered in a hybrid fashion. Synchronous meetings include live (online) opening and closing sessions, and at least one guidance session (on campus). The course content is made up of online self-study tasks in the form of interactive slides, quizes, reflective tasks and online discussions about:

Duration and time investment

Opening Session (45 minutes, compulsory, date and time indicated below): You gain access to the course a day before this session. Take a look at the platform and bring any questions you have to the opening session. 

Course content: You have 5 weeks to follow the course at your own pace, which takes 3-4 hours in total. You can do it all at once, or you can visit each stage of the writing process as you encounter it in your own assignments. During those 5 weeks there is a weekly opportunity to speak with a writing tutor. You must attend at least one of these.   

There is also one closing session (30 minutes, compulsory).

See start dates for this course below. Please note: start date indicates the date and time of the opening session. Dates of other meetings will be announced inside the course page.

  • Programme is for

    Students who are new to academic writing or interested in improving their writing process.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    Location will be communicated in advance

  • Course fee

    This self study course is free of charge for all students of the University of Twente

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 40 participants

  • Trainers

    Stefanie Allum (s.g.allum@utwente.nl) Rachel Mulder (r.h.mulder@utwente.nl) and Rodrigo Fonseca Carvalho

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