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Critical reviews involve summarising and evaluating a piece of writing, e.g. a book, a chapter or a journal article.
You will be required to analyse the components of the text and evaluate it according to a set of criteria.
Read more about critical reviews on the Academic Study Skills website.
Making a video for a course can require you to write an original script for the final project.
You may be expected to:
Search for books in the Library that provide advice about script writing techniques.
Written assignments may take the form of essays, technical or lab reports, case studies or annotated bibliographies.
These types of assessment tasks require you to:
Written assignments are often a major component of your assessment tasks.
Learn more about the academic writing process under the Define tab.
Oral presentations involve giving a talk or leading a group discussion.
Thorough preparation is the key to a successful presentation:
PowerPoint slides can enhance a presentation. Here are some hints for designing a good PowerPoint presentation
Report writing involves:
The types of reports you may write at university include progress reports, technical reports or reports of experiments.
An annotated bibliography presents a list of references on research in a specific field. Each reference includes an annotation, or short description and evaluation of each source.
Read more about annotated bibliographies, including their purpose and structure on the Academic Study Skills website.