Introduction to Writing Strategies

Two open journals on a table

It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it.

—Jack Kerouac, author

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of writing assignments and what an instructor might expect to see from your writing
  • Identify how to approach common types of college writing tasks
  • Articulate writing-process steps for the development of academic writing, including revision and proofreading
  • Identify strategies for ethical use of sources in writing


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