Writing Resources

Annotated Research Articles

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication developed this series of 8 annotated research articles from across the disciplines as a student resource (2 more are forthcoming). The annotations point out standard features of research articles, while accounting for disciplinary difference. Technical vocabulary appears in blue italicized text with relevant definitions in floating text. The pedagogical approach embedded in this resource positions writing as a recursive process, and the materials provide opportunities for students to critically reflect on their own writing practices and knowledge-making endeavours in their respective disciplines.

→ Annotated Art History Research Article

→ Annotated English Literature Research Article

The following clip discusses some of the rhetorical strategies and discourse features employed by the author of the annotated English Literature research article. The clip is designed as a companion resource to the annotations and can be listened to before or after reading.

→ Annotated Law Research Article

→ Annotated Linguistics Research Article

→ Annotated Theatre Performance Research Article

The following clip helps explain the purpose, discourse features, and effects of the annotated Performance Studies research article. The clip is designed as a companion resource to the annotations and can be listened to before or after reading.

→ Annotated Chemistry Research Article

"Writing with Integrity": A Conversation between Dr. Susan Porter and Dr. Beth Haverkamp

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication produced this series of videos to introduce students to the fundamentals of academic writing and research.

“Writing in Situations”: An interview with Dr. Anthony Paré

“The Writing Process”: A conversation with 4 graduate students from Chemistry, Civil Engineering, English Literature, and Linguistics

“The Prewriting Stage”: A conversation with 4 graduate students from Chemistry, Civil Engineering, English Literature, and Linguistics

“The Writing Stage”: A conversation with 4 graduate students from Chemistry, Civil Engineering, English Literature, and Linguistics

“The Revision Stage”: A conversation with 4 graduate students from Chemistry, Civil Engineering, English Literature, and Linguistics

“Managing Time to Write”: A conversation with 4 graduate students from Chemistry, Civil Engineering, English Literature, and Linguistics

→ Science Writing Resources for Learning (SCWrL)

Annotated Science Research Articles

→ Annotated Chemistry Research Article

Annotated Biology Research Article coming soon!