Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 3.4. Creativity

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics



Definition (formal)

Creativity describes the extent to which the writing demonstrates new analyses and syntheses of existing information.

Definition (informal)

Creativity: What's new and different?


For example, the Persuasive Essay Example suggests that the writer has creatively recognised and connected nature and nurture as interdependent concepts using the idea of evolution over time.

Resources (textbook)

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Resources (web)

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