Introduction to Professional Writing and Editing

HDR candidates must complete this online module at least once during the first 12 months of candidature (full-time equivalent).

This series of brief videos provides both practical and conceptual tools for approaching academic writing tasks of various kinds.  The videos provide an overview of the principles and strategies needed for writing effective academic prose, then editing it to a high professional standard.  The emphasis is on writing and editing for a range of academic purposes, particularly research proposals, theses and journal articles.  The workshop establishes a foundation of academic writing and editing that the candidate will build upon throughout candidature.

The module can be found in the Higher Degree by Research Organisation in LearnJCU - in the Professional Writing and Editing folder. For information on how to access the organisation please refer to the Using CareerHub and LearnJCU guide.

Candidates must complete the associated brief quiz.