Thinking beyond classrooms to help students prepare for the future

As educators, we may find ourselves wondering why some students find academic writing difficult, why referencing seems complicated, or why getting an in-text citation right seems so challenging. Sometimes, the answer is straightforward: it is because the student did not get the training in academic writing, citations, referencing, paraphrasing, and so on before they joined higher education.

A few years ago, while discussing tertiary education with colleagues, I realised there may be a gap between how students prepare for university when they are in schools and what universities expect when students join in terms of academic writing. 

Read more on the Turnitin Blog here.

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