We are asked to write many different types or genres of texts. These could be academic research papers, discussion board posts, reflective journals, business reports, case studies, emails, presentations, and so on.

Different types or genres of texts require different audience considerations. Review the Considering Audience page to learn how to analyze your audience in preparation to write.

Review the list below to find a guide or sample of a particular genre of writing. Each contains notes and suggestions on how to write for that type or genre of writing:

Academic Writing

Common Writing Assignments

Business and Technical Writing

Discipline-Specific Writing

Capstone, Graduate Thesis, & Dissertation Writing