Professional Writing in the Health Disciplines

Sandra Collins

A Guide for Graduate Students

Professional Writing in the Health Disciplines is a resource for graduate students to enhance their competency in professional writing and APA format. Instructors are invited to use this resource to support instructional design of graduate courses and grading of assignments.

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Book Description

Professional Writing in the Health Disciplines is a resource for graduate students to enhance their competency in professional writing. It is designed for self-study, with exercises and activities to support mastery of the concepts and processes presented. Readers are guided through the process of developing their own voice, actively engaging with and thinking critically about the ideas of others, crafting a thesis and argument, reflecting and integrating the voices of others with scholarly integrity, and editing their paper to comply with professional standards of the American Psychological Association. Instructors are invited to use this resource to support instructional design of graduate courses and grading of assignments.

Copyright

Unless otherwise noted, this book is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License also known as a CC-BY-NC-SA license. This means you are free to copy, redistribute, modify or adapt this book non-commercially, as long as you license your creation under the identical terms and credit the authors with the following attribution:

Professional Writing in the Health Disciplines by Sandra Collins used under a CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 international license.

For questions regarding this license, please contact sandrac@athabascau.ca.

To learn more about open textbooks at the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University, visit Faculty of Health Disciplines Open Textbooks.

 

About the Author

Sandra Collins, PhD, RPsych Professor, Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology, Faculty of Health Disciplines, Athabasca University. I have held various roles within the Master of Counselling program since its inception. I am currently taking a leadership role in curriculum revitalization for that program. My passion lies in the area of multicultural counselling and social justice. Read more »

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