Resources for students - Assignments and disciplinary writing

Every type of assignments has its own formal and disciplinary requirements. These links will introduce you to many of the assignments you will encounter at RMC.

  • Writing About History (University of Toronto)
  • Writing History Papers (A Military Writer's Handbook, Royal Military College of Canada)
    • Consult Dr. Kenny's "Writing History Papers" in the "Guidelines and Formats" section of this resource.
  • How to Write a Critical Book Review (A Military Writer's Handbook, Royal Military College of Canada)
    • Consult "How to Write a Critical Book Review" in the "Guidelines and Formats" section of this resource.
  • The Book Review or Article Critique (University of Toronto)
  • The Annotated Bibliography (University of Toronto)
  • The Importance of Writing in Political Science (A Military Writer's Handbook, Royal Military College of Canada)
    • Consult Dr. Leuprecht's "The Importance of Writing in Political Science" in the "Guidelines and Formats" section of this resource.
  • Rédaction de cas d'affaire (Université de Sherbrooke)
  • Rédiger un plan d'affaires (French only)(Caisses Desjardins)
  • Rédiger un plan d'exportation (French only) (Gouvernement du Canada - Services gouvernementaux pour les entrepreneurs)(exists in English at Writing an export plan - Starting to export - Canada Business Network)
  • A Military Writer's Handbook (Royal Military College of Canada)
    • Consult "Guide for Writing Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Lab Reports" in the "Guidelines and Formats" section of this resource.
  • Avery, Heather, and Paul Gamache. Proposals and Annotated Bibliographies: An Essential Skills Guide. Peterborough: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 1996.
  • Chapnick, Adam, and Craig Stone. Academic Writing for Military Personnel. Ottawa: UP, 2009.
  • Dyer, Linda M. Critical Thinking for Business. 2nd ed.Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2005.
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