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Becoming an Academic Writer : 50 Exercises for Paced, Productive, and Powerful Writing (Paperback)

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Becoming an Academic Writer: 50 Exercises for Paced, Productive, and Powerful Writing Second Edition is designed as a practical self-paced guide to help the reader learn to write and master the specifics of academic writing. Author Patricia Goodson provides 50 exercises that are grounded in a theoretically sound and empirically based model.  The organization allows you to start at the beginning and work your way through all of the exercises, or focus on exercises that will help you build your skills where you most feel the need.  Tips for the ESL writer are included in a number of chapters.   In addition, the 2nd edition includes a  new and valuable addition in Appendix A - "Reading and Writing-- How to STOP making the Literature Review an Excuse for Not writing,  In this appendix, the author covers how to read and write simultaneously, and provides a system of how to do that.  Also new are the POWER in Practice Boxes that are featured in every chapter.   These boxes are very aligned with the content of the chapter.   In contrast,   the "Research Shows" boxes allow the reader to take a brief break from the main topic and learn about research and various other facets of academic writing.
Number of Pages: 266
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Research
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Patricia Goodson
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2016
TCIN: 51080602
UPC: 9781483376257
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-3980
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