Website of Professor Dr. (University of Phoenix) Bernd Heesen


Academic Writing

The Learning objective is to understand the specific rules of acedemic writing as well as the value of developing the body of knowledge and the core research methods available. The topics covered include:

  • The purpose of research 
  • Research methods
  • Definition of a topic 
  • Literature review (reading and researching...)
  • Planning and Organizing (Outline, Introduction, ... Conclusions)
  • Format
  • Writing style
  • Using Microsoft Word to create an academic paper/thesis

The APA standard is used as the foundation for this course.

Book Extract (2016)