The Art and Architecture of Academic Writing

| New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
| University of Iceland
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]  2021.  x, 299 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
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 an Academic Paper
Chapter 12. Writing the Research Paper
Checklist for revising and proofreading
The Art and Architecture of Academic Writing offers a helpful and accurate view of (academic) writing as a cyclical process. The volume gives attention to all stages in the process, and to textual features ranging from the global to the local. Clear and informative descriptions of how writing works are interspersed with engaging activities. Both teachers and students will find it an intelligent resource in the writing classroom.”
“This book will support a growing category of users of English as an additional language, students in precursor English for learners entering English-medium instruction programs around the world. It bridges students from learning from traditional grammar-oriented exercise texts into engagement with a crucial practice in global higher education—academic writing.”
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Subjects & Metadata

Communication Studies

Communication Studies
BIC Subject: CBW – Writing & editing guides
BISAC Subject: LAN005010 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Writing / Academic & Scholarly
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2020050367 | Marc record