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Academic Writing

Academic Writing @ Madison College

Academic Writing Communication emphasizes the application of the various steps of the writing process to author detailed, and/or researched essays that are five or more paragraphs in length. Learners will also utilize varied and complex sentence structures with few mechanical errors. Learners' writing must be cohesive with clearly expressed ideas supported by relevant detail.

Madison College Writing Center

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Madison College - Watertown Library

Watertown Library

Core Competencies - Academic Writing

  • Students will select appropriate and relevant resources

  • Students will discover citation help in the catalog and in library databases

  • Students will develop search strategies for electronic resources

  • Students will learn to locate materials in the library