Academic Writing


    STUDY GUIDES
    ASSIGNMENT TYPES
    ACADEMIC WRITING
    APA REFERENCING
    APA STYLE AND
    ASSIGNMENT
    PRESENTATION

    WRITING SKILLS
    THINKING TOOLS
    RESEARCH
    COMPUTER SKILLS
    STUDY SKILLS
    SPECIFIC PROGRAMME
    GUIDES

    MĀORI RESOURCES
    NUMERACY

Become Familiar with Academic Words

Vocabulary.com
Link to Vocabulary.com - an adaptive learning game that will help increase your vocabulary.

Exam English
Link to Exam English - a web site that is for people studying for an English language exam.

Oxford Learner's Dictionary
Link to Oxford Learner's Dictionary - a web site that is home to six dictionary and grammar reference titles.

Academic Writing Guides

Assignment Writing
This guide provides an explanation of the type of assignments you can expect at tertiary level, and decribes the requirements of academic writing.

Analysing Assignment Tasks
A guide that gives tips on analysing an assignment question.

video Analysing your Assignment Task
Video - a guide to analysing an assignment question.

Descriptive, Analytical, Critical/Evaluative, Reflective Writing Compared
This guide describes the components of descriptive, analytical, critical, evaluative and reflective writing.

Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarising
This guide provides instructions on how to incorporate a quote, or to paraphrase or summarise someone elses research or ideas into your assignment.

Incorporating a citation in your writing
In academic writing we need to refer to the reseaarch and ideas of others. This guide provides alternative to "say" or "write".

Developmental Stages in the Integration of Literature into Academic Writing Skills
This guide discusses the four developmental stages of academic writing: repetition, patching, plagiaphrasing, and appropriate citation.

Sentence Starters and Transitional Words
A list of sentence starters, transitional and other useful words.

Online Forums
How to effectively participate in online forums.

Instruction Words
A list of some instruction words and their meanings you may encounter in your assignments.

quiz Instruction Words - 1
Quiz - test your knowledge of instruction words.

quiz Instruction Words - 2
Quiz - test your knowledge of instruction words.

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity
This guide describes the academic integrity values that are practised at EIT.

quiz Academic Integrity
Quiz - improve your knowledge of academic integrity

Academic Misconduct
This guide describes academic misconduct.

Copyright
This guide explains what you can safely copy as a student of EIT.

Plagiarism
This guide explains plagiarism and provides advice on how to avoid plagiarising.

A Beginner's Guide to Plagiarism - Ako Aotearoa
Link to Ako Aotearoa's beginners' guide to plagiarism.

quiz Plagiarism
Quiz - test your knowledge of plagiarism.

APA Style

APA Style Guide
This guide proves the APA style guidelines for the following: abbreviations, appendices, brackets, bulletpoints and numbered lists, italics, headings, numbers and quotation marks.

APA Referencing Guides

APA Referencing @ EIT
Link to the EIT APA Referencing page

Reference list formatting
This guide provides instructions on how to format your APA referencing list using MS Word.

video Format your APA reference list using Word
Video - step-by-step instructions on how to format your APA referencing list using MS Word.