The Essentials Of Academic Writing

Paperback | March 4, 2013

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Essentials of Academic Writing is an essay-level book focused exclusively on writing academic papers. It is organized around three principles: a thorough focus on the fundamentals of writing academic papers; a cross-disciplinary approach to writing that emphasizes the importance of writing skills beyond the English course; and a focus on reading skills as the underlying foundation of a good critical thinker. One of the hallmarks of this book is the use of a single sample student essay, from start to finish, as an annotated example of the process used by a developing writer. From the brainstorming diagram in the first chapter to the final draft at the end of Part One, students are given a strong, consistent model to emulate.

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Essentials of Academic Writing is an essay-level book focused exclusively on writing academic papers. It is organized around three principles: a thorough focus on the fundamentals of writing academic papers; a cross-disciplinary approach to writing that emphasizes the importance of writing skills beyond the English course; and a focus ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:March 4, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176523456

ISBN - 13:9780176523459

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Writing Process Writing as a Recursive Process Reading Academic Writing Part One: The Process of Writing an Academic Essay Chapter 1: What Is an Academic Essay? Chapter 2: Getting Started: Consider Topic, Audience, Purpose Chapter 3: Research Your Topic Chapter 4: Make a Plan Chapter 5: Write a Draft Chapter 6: Revise Your EssayChapter 7: Edit Your Essay Chapter 8: Acknowledge Your SourcesPart Two: Model Academic Essays with Instructional Notes and Commentary Part Three: An Anthology of Academic Writing