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Starting a Dissertation Writing Group (In a Writing Center) – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Starting a Dissertation Writing Group (In a Writing Center) – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Starting a Dissertation Writing Group (In a Writing Center) http://t.co/5j0iomBIli via @chronicle
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Why Is Academic Writing So Beautiful? Notes on Black Feminist Scholarship - The Feminist Wire

Why Is Academic Writing So Beautiful? Notes on Black Feminist Scholarship - The Feminist Wire | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
"For the black feminist tradition of academic writing I am describing, this has never meant simplifying one’s ideas, rejecting critical theory, or aiming for immediate accessibility; it has meant taking responsibility for one’s own language of...
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When Language Evolves: The Thing About Grammar & Blogging - Business 2 Community

When Language Evolves: The Thing About Grammar & Blogging
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We write like we speak.
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The Power of Rituals - West of the Moon Writer's Retreat

The Power of Rituals - West of the Moon Writer's Retreat | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
I love coaching creatives and being part of their creative journeys. And the best part of the coaching, so far, has been to see writers smiling and saying they are writing again, creating again. Because, I believe, that is our natural state.
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good academic writing – it's about revision not editing

good academic writing – it's about revision not editing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Creative writers are accustomed to the idea that their writing must go through several drafts. However, much of the advice on offer to academic writers proceeds as if all they have to do is produce...
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Storytelling's Periodic Table: A Great Tool to Play With

Storytelling's Periodic Table: A Great Tool to Play With | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
You probably won't recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class.

Via Karen Dietz, Alessandro Rea, KindredReaders, Sharon Bakar
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Cure for writers cramp......

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This infographic would be a hit in creative writing class

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What a great support to deepen writing practice for students as they learn to identify different roles, ideas and structures in their reading and use it in their writing

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Steven Pinker: Stylish Academic Writing | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity

Steven Pinker Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University.
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200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
For a coming student contest in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 200 writing prompts on a wide range of issues.

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News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Edutopia

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Edutopia | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project suggests three methods for teaching critical thinking skills and smart media consumption habits to a generation growing up in a climate of information overload.
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How the Internet made me a better writer - Salon

How the Internet made me a better writer - Salon | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Salon How the Internet made me a better writer Salon It took me three years to get through all 28 comics, but by the time I finished my interest had become an obsession — and led to my writing a book on the comics, which should be out next year...
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Writing at the End of the World: Academic Writing and the Struggle to Define the Humanities

Writing at the End of the World: Academic Writing and the Struggle to Define the Humanities | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Delivered at the 11th International Conference of the EARLI Special Interest Group on Writing, 11th to the 13th of June, 2008 Lund, Sweden* Richard E. Miller in Writing at the End of the World (Pit...
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anticipate the unexpected reader

anticipate the unexpected reader | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
People like me, people who teach about writing, are always wittering on about the importance of writing with a reader in mind. This is important, we say, because if you write for a particular reade...
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3 Simple Tricks To Stop Procrastination In Its Tracks - Forbes

3 Simple Tricks To Stop Procrastination In Its Tracks - Forbes | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
3 Simple Tricks To Stop Procrastination In Its Tracks
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Commit to daily check-ins with a buddy about your progress on a writing project and ask them to follow up with you if you go silent.
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The end of academic freedom? - The Week Magazine

The end of academic freedom? - The Week Magazine | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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The end of academic freedom?
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How to Carefully Choose Useless Titles for Academic Writing

How to Carefully Choose Useless Titles for Academic Writing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Clearly many authors believe that there is some kind of professional obligation on them as academics to be deliberately and carefully obscure, to choose titles that convey as little as possible to potential readers about what ...
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Scientific world getting duped by computerized fake research papers - CBS News

Scientific world getting duped by computerized fake research papers - CBS News | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Scientific world getting duped by computerized fake research papers CBS News Back then, the students wrote a program called SCIgen in just days that would take high-minded terms from academic writing, paste them together, and create papers that had...
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Teaching the Egg Before the Chicken – Paraphrasing Before Citation

Teaching the Egg Before the Chicken – Paraphrasing Before Citation | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Writing Support for Faculty From the KU Writing Center. Skip to content ... The second part is to learn to take that well worded rhetoric, weave it into writing, and create a smoothly readable piece. These are both difficult tasks, ...
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Why Is Academic Writing So Academic?

Why Is Academic Writing So Academic? | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Professors didn’t decide to make academic writing this way, any more than journalists decided to invent listicles. (Great piece by @joshuarothman about why academic writing is so...
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Innovation Excellence | 35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn ...

Innovation Excellence | 35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn ... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Let them listen to music when they complete their mid-term essays if they usually listen to it when they write. ...
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How Motivated Cognition Impacts Information Lit...

How Motivated Cognition Impacts Information Lit... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
How Motivated Cognition Impacts Information Literacy. on Human Resources Management curated by shawn kelly (How Motivated Cognition Impacts Information Literacy.
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How Motivated Cognition Impacts Information Lit...

How Motivated Cognition Impacts Information Lit... | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Blair Kettle's insight: Motivated cognition is defined as “the unconscious tendency of individuals to fit their processing of information to conclusions that suit some end or goal.” The end goal can motivate information seeking and information...
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"A lot of the writing process is just radically preferring something to ... - The Independent Weekly

"A lot of the writing process is just radically preferring something to ... - The Independent Weekly | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
"A lot of the writing process is just radically preferring something to ...
The Independent Weekly
So I took some time to write nonfiction, travel a bit and just take a breath.
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Notes from My 60-Day Writing Challenge | Another ... - Writing Center

Notes from My 60-Day Writing Challenge | Another ... - Writing Center | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Rebecca is in her third year teaching for the UW-Madison Writing Center, and she is writing a dissertation on recent American poetics through the lens of community discourse and spatial theory in the English Literary Studies program at UW- Madison.
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On Waking Up From Your Fear of Academic Writing..

There are a lot of things I love about Danielle Lee. She makes me laugh more than anyone I know. She shares my love of cheese. She's been there to pull my tights up under my bra when I've needed it...
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Learnhigher | Checking your assigments’ references

Learnhigher | Checking your assigments’ references | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Useful checklist RT @EHULearnService: Finishing your assignment? Polish off the referencing with some advice http://t.co/FfoLz4FHvT
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