Gifted Writers Academy develops intellectually strong and creative minds. The Foundations in Academic Writing course sets learners up for success in high school, college, and beyond. Based on cognitivist learning strategies which scaffold the material into manageable pieces as the course progresses, participants in this course will be guided through the academic writing process. Common writing styles such as essays, annotated bibliographies, literature reviews, and research papers are taught through engaging videos and fun, hands-on learning opportunities. Best practices for academic writing will also be covered, including APA source citation, strategies for gathering and organizing research, and even a step-by-step guide to structuring the writing process. If you’re interested in building your knowledge base in academic writing while connecting and engaging with peers from around the world, then this is the course for you!
Module 1. Course Introduction