Doing Academic Writing in Education by Janet C. Richards download in iPad, ePub, pdf
When I am required to write in an academic voice, the topic is constantly on my mind as I drive, do housework, and exercise. You are not currently authenticated. Connecting the Personal and the Professional Janet C. Miller delved deeply into the writing process.
It draws me and any reader back into writing and caring about writing as a central bastion of a democratic, social, and ethical consciousness. Types and Purposes of Academic Writing. It focuses on real people as they write and actively involves readers in the writing process. Instead of learning writing as a personal endeavor, students are taught to think of it as detached and objective. It is slightly more detailed than William K.
Our profession depends on vigorous discourse between those who explore and extend our discipline and those outside the profession who we may influence and who will instruct us. As a beginning doctoral student, I don't think I've found my writing self yet. Richards and Miller spent ample time discussing the voice of the student, which is often diminished or silenced by the professor.
At times, I have absolutely no idea what they are trying to convey to the reader. Many of my students have been affected by this trend to the point that they can no longer find their own voices a topic in the book. Integrating the Personal and the Professional.
Richards and Miller asked their readers who also happen to be writers to examine and reflect upon their struggles and successes with writing and to bring these experiences into the process. The authors modeled this behavior by reflecting upon their own writing experiences, both good and bad. We need to communicate to those who make academic decisions that control support for research, scholarship, and teaching.