It is a basic outline of your essay and is useful if you want to discuss your writing with your lecturer, tutor or with an Academic Support person.Here is an example of an essay topic and a possible plan.
Presenting your experience and showing understanding within your assignment will, from the marker's point of view, demonstrate your knowledge of the subject area. It is therefore appropriate to consider writing an essay as a learning exercise.
Essays, and other academic writing, focus the mind and encourage you to come to conclusions about what you are studying.
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Developing the skill of essay writing takes practice, time and patience, your essay writing skills will improve and develop the more you write.
ACADEMIC SUPPORT & DEVELOPMENT edu.au/learningsupport An example of an essay plan Why plan?
An essay plan helps you organise your ideas and you can be modified as you read, think or discuss more.
Include in your discussion examples of your own or other people’s participation in sport.
Introduction Sport is regularly played by a considerable percentage of the Australian population each week.
References (Include all your references in your plan and gather the details for these as you go.
Format according to the style required in your discipline).