Honouring a learner-centred approach, Academic Inquiry offers essay writing instruction within the context of relevant academic material. Douglas empowers students to develop individualized inquiry questions to guide their learning and inspire their writing. Learners delve into authenticundergraduate content from six disciplines, including Business, Engineering, and Health Sciences, while mastering fundamental essay writing skills and strategies. Each theme-based unit teaches one essential rhetorical structure, breaking the writing process down into manageable chunks frombrainstorming ideas to proofreading final drafts. Model paragraphs and essays throughout the text, along with ample opportunity for hands-on practice, provide the support needed by emerging writers. As they cultivate their writing skills and build up their content knowledge, students are encouragedto explore their own academic interests, thus engaging more deeply with their research and writing.