The Art and Architecture of Academic Writing

| Mercy College New York
| University of Iceland
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ISBN 9789027207524 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
 
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This book is a bridge to confident academic writing for advanced non-native English users. It emphasizes depth over breadth through mastery of core writing competencies and strategies which apply to most academic disciplines and genres. Tailored to students in EMI programs, the content was piloted and revised during a longitudinal writing study. The innovative approach prepares students to write for the academic community through the dual lenses of Art (developing a writer’s voice through choices in language, style, and topics) and Architecture (mastering norms of academic language, genre, and organization.) The user-friendly text maximizes time for writing practice and production by avoiding lengthy readings. Part 1 builds skills and confidence in writing by focusing on assignments that do not require research. Part 2 applies newly mastered principles, skills, and strategies to research-based writing. Students learn to incorporate thesis, research, and evidence into a process for academic writing by following the AWARE framework (Arranging to write, Writing, Assessing, Revising, and Editing.)
[Not in series, 231]  Expected April 2021.  xiv, 291 pp. + index
Publishing status: In production
Table of Contents
This is a provisional table of contents, and subject to changes.
Part I. Developing your academic voice
Chapter 1. The art of academic writing
Chapter 2. The architecture of academic writing
Chapter 3. AWARE: A framework for thesis-driven writing
Chapter 4. Description and narrative in thesis-driven writing
Chapter 5. The body of the essay
Chapter 6. Compare/contrast and cause/effect
Chapter 7. Introductions and conclusions
Part II. Presenting the views of others
Chapter 8. Research to support a thesis
Chapter 9. Conducting research for a case study
Chapter 10. Writing the case study
Chapter 11. Conducting research for a research paper
Chapter 12. Writing the research paper
Checklist for revising and proofreading
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Subjects

Communication Studies

Communication Studies
BIC Subject: CBW – Writing & editing guides
BISAC Subject: LAN005010 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Writing / Academic & Scholarly