Writing in the Disciplines

Writing in the Disciplines

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Writing in the Disciplines examines and develops the praxis of writing at university and offers contextualised, practical applications and approaches to these ends. The purpose of the book is to share a collective body of experience in writing support and distil it into relevant guidance, enabling practitioners to develop their teaching and help students to improve their writing at university. It draws together the existing body of knowledge within literacy scholarship and crucially translates it into practical activities for writing development. Writing in the Disciplines aims to:Improve the student experience and engagement with their studies through the optic of academic writing. Influence debates about academic writing within the academy. Assist academics to articulate writing requirements for students and will address issues of social inclusion, retention, and widening participationBuilding Supportive Cultures for Student Writing in UK Higher Education Lisa Clughen, Christine Hardy ... Argumentative essay topics such as a#39;Money is the root of all evila#39; and a#39;Crime does not paya#39; (both titles of essays in LOCNESS, the Louvain Corpus of Native English Essays) or a#39;It is important for college students to have a part time joba#39; and a#39;Smoking should be completely banned at all the restaurantsanbsp;...

Title:Writing in the Disciplines
Author:Lisa Clughen, Christine Hardy
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing - 2012


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