: Some confusion may occur between the argumentative essay and the expository essay.
These two genres are similar, but the argumentative essay differs from the expository essay in the amount of pre-writing (invention) and research involved.
Summary: The resources available in this section provide the user with the materials that they would need to hold a writing workshop for graduate students.
While these resources do not target a particular kind of writing (e.g., writing for courses, writing for publication, or writing thesis and dissertations), it does provide the needed structure act as a sort of graduate student writing workshop-in-a-box.
One of the most effective ways to get your ideas organized is to write an outline.
While a traditional outline with Roman numerals or capital and lowercase letters can be an effective tool, outlines do not always need to be this formal.
We can think about organization at the global level (your entire paper or project) as well as at the local level (a chapter, section, or paragraph).
At all times, the goal of revising for organization and structure is to consciously design your writing projects to make them easy for readers to understand.
is the practice of using language specifically designed to help orient readers of your text.
Signposting includes the use of transitional words and phrasing, and they may be explicit or more subtle.