Types of Writing

Types of Writing

There are a variety of types of academic writing and essays. For a more comprehensive overview of each writing type, please consult the list below: 


Title

Author

Argumentative Essays

What is an argument & why do you need it?

 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center

Persuasive Essays

Three ways to persuade

 

California State University, Los Angeles

Personal Essays to Graduate School

Writing a your personal statement

Writing personal statements for graduate school

 

Colgate University

Yale College Writing Center

Funding Proposals

Guide for writing a funding proposal

Michigan State University 
Business Writing 

Professional writing handouts and resources

 

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Project Proposals

How to write a project proposal

 

Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Literature Reviews

The literature review: A few tips on conducting it

Review of Literature

 

University of Toronto

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Reports

What are research reports and why would I write one?

 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Poster Presentations

Developing a poster presentation 

 

University of Kansas 

Thesis/Dissertations

How to write a dissertation

Starting, drafting, and completing your dissertation

 

Purde University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

University of North Carolina at CHapel Hill 

Writing in Psychology

Pscyhology with style: A hypertext writing guide

How to write a research report in psychology

 

University of Wisconsin

University of Pennsylvania

 

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