Written by Internship student : NURATHILAH IZZREEN
On 2 September 2020, there were held one class for student industrial training under Dr. Umi Aisah and Dr. Ong Pei Ying regarding How to Write by Dr. Umi. The class only for one hour started at 9.30 in the morning until 10.30. The main objective of this class was to teach students how to apply the writing skills to their thesis, project, research, or something related to writing for the future.
The basis for all types of writing was the same which are introduction, body, and conclusion. For the introduction, there was an explanation of what the writing about. While for the body, there were several sections which are literature review, methodology, result, and discussion. Last but not least, the conclusion for the overall of the paper or writing.
The introduction or background study, it should be general information for the main topic of the writing and explain it further for the reader’s information. The explanations should be in flow and linking to each other. It is also the same as the body of the writing. For each paragraph, it should start with the opening that related to the main point of the writing and it needs to be explained further or elaborate more. Then, there should have pre-closing and sum up for the topics in that paragraph before entering the new topics. But, pre-closing not necessary which is almost the same as the sum up for that paragraph.
Other than that, about an abstract which is the summary of the whole paper. In the abstract, there should have an introduction to the topic, problem statement, the objective which the general one, carry out work or method and conclusion. In this conclusion, it should be clear which we need to write the exact value of the result that been achieved. Then, there was one question from one of the industrial training students regarding the literature review on how to write the literature review for a project paper or research. Any information, theory, or method related to our thesis needs to include in the literature review.