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Online Course: Academic Writing Practice – Participant & Facilitator Training

October 11, 2021 - November 15, 2021

In this Open Course, participants will explore academic writing, specifically writing processes for themselves and their students, and the integration of writing into teaching pedagogies across the disciplines.

To complete the course and gain the nationally-recognised digital badge, you will need to commit to a total of 25 learner hours, spread over six weeks. The course will start on Monday 11th October 2021 with an Introduction Webinar. Participants who have successfully completed the AWP open course digital badge can opt to complete the AWP Facilitator’s digital badge.

You will be given activities to complete during the week. Some activities will be completed individually but many will require online collaboration with other participants. You will participate in peer triad groups within which you will support each other on your journey through the Academic Writing Practice Open Course.

When: This course runs from 11 October – 15 November 2021. Register your interest for the course at the end of this page.

Course Schedule

Topics Date (week commencing) Overview
Topic 1 Monday 11th October Introducing Course

Live Webinar on Monday 11 October, 4 pm, Individual Activity and Triad meeting

Topic 2 Monday 18th October Literacy Narrative & Processes

Explore Tutorial, Individual Activity and Triad meeting

Topic 3 Monday 25th October Writing to Learn

Explore Tutorial, Individual Activity and Triad meeting

Topic 4 Monday 1st November Writing in the Disciplines

Explore Tutorial and Individual Activity

Topic 5 Monday 8th November Repurposing and Planning

Live Webinar on Monday 8 October, 4 pm, Individual Activity and Triad meeting

Topic 6 Monday 15th November Course Completion

Individual Activity and Triad meeting

*The AWP Facilitators course will continue for two weeks following the above schedule.

This fully online course with will be delivered in partnership with University of Limerick, Maynooth University, Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Hibernia College and TU Dublin. The Academic Writing Practice facilitator team are Ide O Sullivan (UL), Alison Farrell (MU), Adeline Cooney (MU), Deirdre McClay (LyIT), Irene O’Dowd (Hibernia), Maria-Jose Gonzalez (TU Dublin) and Tara Giddens (UL).

Expression of Interest

Expression of interest for this Open Course is now closed.


October 11, 2021
November 15, 2021
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