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Becoming an academic writer : 50 exercises for paced, productive, and powerful writing / Patricia Goodson.

By: Goodson, Patricia,, 1958-
Call number: PE1408 G585 2013 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2013Description: xxi, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781452203867 (pbk.) ; 1452203865 (pbk.)Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | Report writing | Academic writingDDC classification: 808/.042
Contents:
Get ready to practice -- Establish and maintain the "write" habit -- Practice building academic vocabulary -- Polish the grammar -- Get feedback -- Edit and proofread -- Exercises for writing introductions, purpose statements, or specific aims sections -- Exercises for writing the methods section -- Exercises for writing the results/findings section -- Exercises for writing the discussion or conclusion section -- Exercise for writing abstracts.
Summary: Becoming an Academic Writer helps academic writers by providing the tools they need to gain control over writing and publishing, master specific aspects of academic writing, and improve their productivity. Author Patricia Goodson offers weekly exercises and tools to achieve these goals. The exercises are grounded in a theoretically sound and empirically based model comprising a set of behavioral principles (e.g., writing regularly, separating generating from editing) and specific practices (weekly exercises) that ensure success.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Get ready to practice -- Establish and maintain the "write" habit -- Practice building academic vocabulary -- Polish the grammar -- Get feedback -- Edit and proofread -- Exercises for writing introductions, purpose statements, or specific aims sections -- Exercises for writing the methods section -- Exercises for writing the results/findings section -- Exercises for writing the discussion or conclusion section -- Exercise for writing abstracts.

Becoming an Academic Writer helps academic writers by providing the tools they need to gain control over writing and publishing, master specific aspects of academic writing, and improve their productivity. Author Patricia Goodson offers weekly exercises and tools to achieve these goals. The exercises are grounded in a theoretically sound and empirically based model comprising a set of behavioral principles (e.g., writing regularly, separating generating from editing) and specific practices (weekly exercises) that ensure success.

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