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Academic Writing


At the end of this module you will:

  • Understand the major steps in the writing process,
  • Recognize the parts of a general essay,
  • Learn about common essay types assigned at Sheridan,
  • Identify common academic writing pitfalls and how to avoid them, and
  • Find tip sheets on essay writing and grammar.


If you have questions or are looking for extra support with academic writing, please contact the Tutoring Centre.

Module translations:

We're excited to announce we're translating some of the Academic Skills Hub modules into multiple languages!

Our current language options for the Academic Writing module are listed below:

This module is part of the Academic Skills Hub series from Sheridan's Learning Services. At the end of this module you will have the opportunity to submit a form to request Co-Curricular Recognition (CCR) for your participation. Learn more on the Hub's Co-Curricular Recognition (CCR) Guide.