Academic Writing: An Introduction, third edition

Academic Writing: An Introduction, third edition

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Academic Writing has been widely acclaimed in all its editions as a superb textbooka€”and an important contribution to the pedagogy of introducing students to the conventions of academic writing. The book seeks to introduce student readers to the lively community of research and writing beyond the classroom, with its complex interactions, values, and goals. It presents writing from a range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, cultivating studentsa€™ awareness of the subtle differences in genre. This new edition has been revised throughout and contains many new exercises, updated examples, a new section on research proposals, and wider disciplinary coverage. The organization of the book has also been revised to better fit with the timeline of most teaching terms.A main example wouldbe the 500-word essay ona topic assigned by the teacher, withthesis statement and a paragraph for each of three points. A genre a€”like the flowerbeda€”which could not survive without unrelenting cultivation. And evenanbsp;...

Title:Academic Writing: An Introduction, third edition
Author:Janet Giltrow, Richard Gooding, Daniel Burgoyne, Marlene Sawatsky
Publisher:Broadview Press - 2014-09-03


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