Ed.D. Writing Resources


Student Resources

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing is a book series containing peer-reviewed collections of essays--all composed by teachers for students--with each volume freely available for download under a Creative Commons license. The Writing Spaces' aims to build a library of quality open textbooks for the writing classroom as an alternative to costly textbooks. 

The Writing Spaces' mission is to grow an active community of teachers that improves student learning by creating, using, and promoting open educational resources for the writing classroom.

For more information, click on the link below to go to their website.


Strategies for Success: What is Academic Writing?

Review the PowerPoint presentation, Strategies for Success: What is Academic Writing by Beth Nastachowski, Manager of Multimedia Writing Instruction at Walden University Writing Center.

The Learning Objectives of this presentation are as follows:

  • Articulate the differences between academic writing and other forms of writing
  • Identify the conventions of academic writing
  • Understand effective writing habits and ways to incorporate them into your writing process

What is Academic Writing?