The challenges of teaching and learning academic-level writing may be greater than ever before due to the prevalence of writing practices in social media and the growing internationalization of post-secondary education. The authors of Academic Writing use discipline-based research papers to discuss preliminary steps such as research, note-taking, summarizing, and drafting a proposal. They trace the development of scholarly papers through introductions, core paragraphs, and conclusions, and they close with essential chapters on writing in the sciences, and revision and proofreading. In its third edition, Academic Writing now offers chapter learning objectives, annotated passages that illustrate aspects of academic style, and a glossary. Furthermore, every chapter ends with articles that can be used for stylistic analysis. These rich pedagogical features accompanied by the authors’ clear step-by-step instructions make this book an ideal guide for all students who want to improve their academic writing skills.
for both students and teachers: full-length research papers written by published scholars and by students
for instructors: a complete supplementary package that contains PowerPoint slides, an exam bank, and ideas for student activities
Moving Forward: Compiling a Research Notebook
A Trial Run: Proposals as Research Bids
Hello, Reader! Rhetorical Moves in Scholarly
Hills and Valleys: The Big Country of Core
Crossing the Finish Line: Rhetorical Moves in Scholarly
Freight-Train Nouns: The Density of Scientific
A Last Review: Revising and Proofreading
Steven Roe has been teaching English for more than fifteen years and currently teaches at Northern Lights College. His scholarly articles have appeared in The Hemingway Review, Seven Decades of Hemingway Criticism, The Northern Review, and B.C. Studies.
Pamela H. den Ouden teaches English and English as a Second Language at Northern Lights College.
“Roe and den Ouden’s Academic Writing respectfully guides novice academic writers through a scrupulously organized text that lays bare both the genre study based process of academic writing and the structure of academic prose. My students find the book, which is full of useful examples and exercises, very accessible, affordable, and valuable.”
—Simon Thompson, Northwest Community College
“Building on the success of the previous editions of their text, Roe and den Ouden’s
Academic Writing offers post-secondary students a clear, comprehensive introduction to the academic writing process, from brainstorming topics to polishing final drafts.… I’ve used Roe and den Ouden’s book in my academic writing courses for fifteen years, and I have never been seriously tempted to switch to a different textbook. Academic Writing provides an ideal combination of theory, practical advice, and examples. It is a nuanced, thoughtful, and ultimately very useful guide to the tricky business of writing an academic paper.”
—Jeremy Beaulne, Okanagan College
Academic Writing, 3e includes the following instructor supplements:
Exam material,which includes: multiple choice questions, exercises in blocking and labeling passages from academic articles, critical summary questions, and short answers. Instructor answer key is included
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