Writing Machine

Writing Machine

Welcome to the platform for academic writing. The evidence-based tools of the Writing Machine will empower you to regulate your own writing process, which leads to enhanced motivation and self-efficacy for writing. This, in turn, enables you to persist longer on writing tasks in face of difficulties and to write higher quality texts.

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Knowledge clip
How the writing process works

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Keystroke logging
Feedback on your writing process

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Quiz
What type of writer are you?

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Comparative judgement
Assess your own text

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Knowledge clip
How the writing process works

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Quiz
What type of writer are you?

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Keystroke logging
Feedback on your writing process

4.

Comparative judgement
Assess your own text

1. Watch the knowledge clip

What makes academic writing so complex? This knowledge clip demonstrates the underlying dimensions of the writing process and will provide you with tips on how to self-regulate your own writing.

2. Take the quiz

Discover what type of writer you are. Are you a critical editor, a go-getter, a sculptor, or an architect?

3. Receive feedback through keystroke logging

How much time do you spend reading sources before you start writing? Do you take many breaks during writing? Do you rewrite a lot? The keystroke logging tool Inputlog automatically tracks your writing process and provides you with detailed and personalized process feedback.

4. Assess your text using comparative judgement

Assess your text by comparing it to examples of varying quality using the comparing-tool Comproved. Are there aspects in your text that can be improved? This tool will help you to improve your text into a real beauty.