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6 tips on writing from John Steinbeck, Noam Chomsky on education, 5 art and design projects inspired by literary classics

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My 17-Point Checklist For Teaching Good Writing and Blogging

My 17-Point Checklist For Teaching Good Writing and Blogging | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Image Credit One important lesson from The Checklist Manifesto is the idea of creating checklists to guard against failures in ...
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Students’ Perceptions of Academic Writing as a Mode of Communication

Students’ Perceptions of Academic Writing as a Mode of Communication : Natasha Artemeva : Carleton University http://t.co/OrJ4X25H...
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Should We Bid Farewell to the Academic Paper?

Should We Bid Farewell to the Academic Paper? | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Is the academic paper the best way for students to demonstrate their learning?  Will learning to write papers help students develop the skills they will need later in their lives?

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essay writing | Academic Writing


500 word essay - compare and contrast two works of ancient art (created between 30000 BCE - 500 CE) including materials used, style, meaning, symbolism, and.
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The question that keeps going . . . on, on, and on


Have you ever asked your students, “Do you understand the information I’ve just explained?
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Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic ...

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic ... | Academic Writing | Scoop.it

At the same time, she bolsters academic writers' confidence with the assurance that the paper can be published. I cannot think of any book on academic writing that is as helpful and encouraging as this one.
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Welcome to the Academic Writing Hub! [Wiki]

Welcome to the Academic Writing Hub! [Wiki] | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Working on an open course for academic writing, specifically for English language learners interested in preparing a literature review.
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Editing for non-native English speakers: In good time

Non-English speaking students often struggle to express themselves in prose that is error-free, but some “basic” errors in their writing may intrude.
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Writing a College Research Paper? Step 3: Citations, Not Warnings

Citations are a trying stretch of the writing process. It is very difficult to wrestle a funny quip or metaphor from … oh no wait, I just found one.
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Blogging as an Academic Activity

Blogging as an Academic Activity | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
In my last post, I mentioned that I was taking a week off from this blog to attend a conference at which I would be making a presentation about this blog.
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Weekly Links: Rules for Writing, Strategies for Scientific Writing, Excuses for Plagiarism

Weekly Links: Rules for Writing, Strategies for Scientific Writing, Excuses for Plagiarism | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Here is something from the Huffington Post on the difficulty of finding workable ‘rules’ for good writing.
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English for Advanced Learners: Linguists Examine Obstacles to Native-Like ... - Science Daily (press release)

English for Advanced Learners: Linguists Examine Obstacles to Native-Like ... - Science Daily (press release) | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
English for Advanced Learners: Linguists Examine Obstacles to Native-Like ...Science Daily (press release)There is currently no comparable corpus that allows research into academic writing in advanced foreign language learning.
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#EAPChat: The pros and cons of the five-paragraph essay « one year

#EAPChat: The pros and cons of the five-paragraph essay « one year | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
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Academic Writing Module

Writing exercises for self-directed study, LLC, Victoria University of Wellington (Here is a good exercise on paragraph development for essay writing.)...
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8 Tips for Making the Most of Your Writing Time | WritersDigest.com

8 Tips for Making the Most of Your Writing Time | WritersDigest.com | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
What could you do with a few stray, imperfect minutes? Aine Greaney, author of Writer With a Day Job, offers these 8 tips for making the most of your writing time.
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Write to understand


“When we are struggling to understand complex material, most of us write.”         — Roland P.
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Compare and contrast the academic writing features of a report with those of a reflective essay. In doing so, you will focus on the different elements of the macro- and micro-level structures of both kinds of assignment, ...
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Finance forum posting | Academic Writing | Article Rewriting ...


I want thorough comments on my forum, is it possible for you to put comments related to CFA level 1 exam? You can find immense material on net but dont just.
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'The College Writing Toolkit' - Inside Higher Ed

'The College Writing Toolkit' - Inside Higher Ed | Academic Writing | Scoop.it

Inside Higher Ed'The College Writing Toolkit'Inside Higher EdDeveloping good writing habits and critical thinking while working on emotionally engaging tasks can help students become more dedicated and involved, as well as more confident and...
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Weekly Links: Supporting Scientific Innovation, Libraries and Abundance, Writing to Your Dissertation

Weekly Links: Supporting Scientific Innovation, Libraries and Abundance, Writing to Your Dissertation | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Explorations of Style will be taking next week off; I have to travel for a conference and, first, to make that travel worthwhile, have to write the paper I will be presenting at the conference.
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Write A Critical Literature Review

Write A Critical Literature Review | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Writing a dissertation literature review is a must for every student. By the time a student reaches high school, he has to attain the ability and skills to write a critical literature review.
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Writing a College Research Paper? Step 2: Research and Other Disasters

Writing a College Research Paper? Step 2: Research and Other Disasters | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
Classic student concern:

“AHHHH!! I have to find 3 scholarly journal sources for this stupid paper, and I can’t find anything, and I’m going to fail!!!”

Fear not, brave soul. Follow the steps.
Step 1: Calm down.
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Weekly Links: Why We Write, Peer Editing, Names and Titles

Weekly Links: Why We Write, Peer Editing, Names and Titles | Academic Writing | Scoop.it
In this Academic Minute podcast, Dana Washington of Lock Haven University discusses why we write. She is speaking about writing broadly as self-expression, but I think her remarks also have relevance for academic writers.
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Helping graduate students develop academic voices

A couple of weeks ago David Caldwell from poultry science asked if I could offer a workshop to their new graduate students on developing academic writing skills.
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