Alphabetical list of Handouts & Guides

Words of Wisdom

[M]y understanding of initial drafts shifted from drafts as the precursor to a polished product to drafts as the route to that polish.

— Rachelle Ankney (Mathematics professor)

This workshop begins by defining abstracts and their function in academic writing. We distinguish between informative and descriptive abstracts and show samples of each type. After we consider the writing process best used for writing abstracts, we conclude with a discussion of sample abstracts.




 

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