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Academic communication, whether written or spoken, is persuasive. It is how you demonstrate your understanding and/or contribution to your discipline. Being able to effectively and efficiently achieve this is essential at ANU.

Writing

The most important requirement for your writing is to have an argument or key message. Generally, this means you need to provide a well-reasoned answer to the question or a well justified solution to a problem. This is how you show your mastery of your discipline. Below are some targeted strategies to help do this for different types of writing.

Other assessment

These resources provides strategies to help with the other types of assessment common at ANU.