Exploring Options in Academic Writing

The book helps writers learn how to effectively use resources such as learner dictionaries, thesauruses, and concordancers to improve academic word knowledge.

Author: Jan Frodesen

Publisher: University of Michigan Press ELT

ISBN: 9780472034260

Category: Academic writing

Page: 215

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Exploring Options is designed to help student writers develop their knowledge and use of academic language to meet the demands of college- and university-level writing assignments. It draws on the research identifying lexical and grammatical patterns across academic contexts and provides authentic reading contexts for structured vocabulary learning. Recognizing that vocabulary choices in writing often require consideration of grammatical structure, Exploring Options focuses on specific kinds of lexico-grammatical decisions--that is, the ones involving the interaction between vocabulary and grammar--that students face in shaping, connecting, and restructuring their ideas. The book helps writers learn how to effectively use resources such as learner dictionaries, thesauruses, and concordancers to improve academic word knowledge. Following a unit on using resources for vocabulary development, the contents are divided into three parts: Showing Relationships within Sentences, Connecting and Focusing across Sentences, and Qualifying Statements and Reporting Research. Part 1 focuses on verbs and modifiers that express increases and decreases, verbs and abstract nouns that describe change, connectors and verbs describing causal relationships, and parallel structures. Part 2 explores the words that help connect ideas and add cohesion. Part 3 discusses how to express degrees of certainty and accuracy and the use of reporting verbs.

Academic Legal Discourse and Analysis

AND GRAMMAR USE (2016) ...

Author: Marta Baffy

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

ISBN: 9781543816709

Category: Law

Page: 554

View: 296


This book introduces international students to the characteristics of legal education in the United States and helps them develop the linguistic, analytical, and cultural skills to thrive at a U.S. law school. Part I focuses on the academic legal writing skills needed to write in law school. It guides students in reviewing their own writing skills and helps them to adapt to the conventions of academic legal writing at the whole text, paragraph, and sentence levels. It also gives students guidance in effectively presenting their ideas in writing so that a reader can quickly grasp their reasoning and meaning. Part II introduces students to common law and legal analysis. Following a brief introduction to the U.S. legal system, the book focuses on the skills required to read, discuss, and write about legal cases in a U.S. law class. Cases in torts and criminal procedure law provide an opportunity to apply these skills while also teaching high-frequency legal vocabulary. Throughout the book, students can read clear and concise explanations and practice the skills they are acquiring with detailed practice exercises. Professors and students will benefit from: Clear explanations of academic legal writing expected of law students on written assignments, such as exams and papers Straightforward definitions and explanations about how the common law system in the U.S. works Guidelines and practice in reading, discussing, and writing about legal cases Authentic tasks and exercises for all key concepts

Academic Writing Instructor s Manual

Teaches the process that writers go through to produce texts and provides instruction on form, format and accuracy.

Author: Ilona Leki

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521657679

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 27

View: 648


Teaches the process that writers go through to produce texts and provides instruction on form, format and accuracy.

The Essentials of Academic Writing

Her focus will come; for now, she is exploring and considering options and
possibilities. Geena considers her reader: My reader is my film studies professor.
She will be reading and judging my essay. She has not given any indication that
she ...

Author: Derek Soles

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 0618215999

Category: Education

Page: 347

View: 243


Provides: thorough coverage of the most important phases of academic writing-- from planning and research through revising and proofreading; five carefully annotated academic essays by students and well-known authors as models of narrative, expository, and argumentative writing; and thirteen additional sample essays, both student and professional, and an engaging case study of a student research paper.

Exploring Volatility Factor Effects in Equity Options Hedging

FormulaR1C1 = " Daily " Select the factors to be analysed from the old sheet And
paste them in the new sheet These factors are : | NPV of Hedging Cost ' ICF fom
Writing Option · Net Profit / Loss . Relative Hedging Error Average Gamma ...



ISBN: CORNELL:31924086224973


Page: 64

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Exploring Implementation Options

... of Occupational Development. GPD HD 5725 I6 I575 1982 DOCS I. MAIN
ISSUES The Long Range Writing Committee has. GPD INDIANA COLLECTION
Ilia vel Exploring Implementation Options . taga ? 2op Indiana Office of
AHC5801 esw.

Author: Indiana Office of Occupational Development


ISBN: IND:30000050719511

Category: Manpower policy

Page: 20

View: 659


Exploring Role Options with Teenage Girls

The main criticism voiced by nearly all of the evaluators was that the language
and writing style of the unit readings and ... the curriculum development specialist
consistently rated the curriculum lower than the four university-level evaluators, ...

Author: Cynthia Pruyn Green


ISBN: CORNELL:31924073896148

Category: Social role

Page: 358

View: 436


Negotiating Authority in an Introductory College Composition Class

Hull and Rose's conclusions predict that a class set up to efficiently teach skills
used in academic writing might not only ... potential to learn , studens are
recognized as capable of and interested in exploring options and exercising
choices in ...

Author: Edward Edmund Frauenheim


ISBN: UCAL:C3183569


Page: 92

View: 754


Writing Today

MORE OPTIONS ONLINE You can access the Web sites listed in "Using the
Internet" by going to www.mhhe.com/ writingtoday. ... prewriting and drafting: The
University of Richmond Writing Center's Writer's Web This site offers excellent
advice on writing first drafts in various academic disciplines. ... DEVELOPING

Author: Donald Pharr

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 0072996307

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 622

View: 756


Helps students see reading and writing as practical tools both in college and in the world of work.

The Longman Guide to Writing Center Theory and Practice

Harris , Muriel . “ The Writing Center and Tutoring in WAC Programs . ” McLeod
and Soven . ... Holmes , Wendy . Professor of Art History . University of Rhode
Island . ... Kingston , May 1994 . Selzer , Jack . “ Exploring Options In Composing

Author: Robert W. Barnett

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 0205574173

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

View: 431


The Longman Guide to Writing Center Theory and Practice offers, in unparalleled breadth and depth, the major scholarship on writing centers. This up-to-date resource for students, instructors, and scholars anthologizes essays on all major areas of interest to writing center theorists and practitioners. Seven sections provide a comprehensive view of writing centers: history, progress, theorizing the writing center, defining the writing center's place, writing-across-the curriculum, the practice of tutoring, cultural issues, and technology.

Intersections Theory practice in the Writing Center

Cambridge University Press , 497 – 529 . Rummelhart , David . 1977 .
Introduction to Human Information Processing . New York : Wiley . Searle , John .
1969 . Speech Acts . London : Cambridge . Selzer , Jack . 1984 . “ Exploring
Options in ...

Author: Joan A. Mullin

Publisher: National Council of Teachers

ISBN: UOM:39015047570901

Category: English language

Page: 196

View: 884


The 15 essays in this book reveal the complexity of teaching writing, with some contributors calling into question the gap between classroom theory and classroom practice as seen through students' and tutors' perspectives. The book analyzes the cornerstone of theory and proposes a reexamination of some taken-for-granted composition practices. After an introduction ("The Theory behind the Centers" by Joan A. Mullin), essays in the book are: (1) "Writing Center Practice Often Counters Its Theory. So What?" (Eric H. Hobson); (2) "Collaborative Learning and Whole Language Theory" (Sallyanne H. Fitzgerald); (3) "The Creative Writing Workshop and the Writing Center" (Katherine H. Adams and John L. Adams); (4) "The Writing Center and Social Constructivist Theory" (Christina Murphy); (5)"Collaborative Learning Theory and Peer Tutoring Practice" (Alice M. Gillam); (6) "Writing Others, Writing Ourselves: Ethnography and the Writing Center" (Janice Witherspoon Neuleib and Maurice A. Scharton); (7) "Text Linguistics: External Entries into 'Our' Community" (Ray Wallace); (8) "Learning Disabilities and the Writing Center" (Julie Neff); (9) "Individualized Instruction in Writing Centers: Attending to Cross-Cultural Differences" (Muriel Harris); (10) "A Unique Learning Environment" (Pamela Farrell-Childers); (11) "Buberian Currents in the Collaborative Center" (Tom MacLennan); (12) "'The Use of Force': Medical Ethics and Center Practice" (Jay Jacoby); (13) "The Politics of Otherness: Negotiating Distance and Difference" (Phyllis Lassner); (14) "Literacy and the Technology of Writing: Examining Assumptions, Changing Practices" (Joan A. Mullin); and (15) "Tutor and Student Relations: Applying Gadamer's Notions of Translation" (Mary Abascal-Hildebrand). (RS)

Writing and Speech Recognition

Writing reading and speaking memory spans and the importance of resource
flexibility . In M . Torrance & G . Jeffery ... Amsterdam : Amsterdam University
Press . Ransdell , S . E . , Levy ... Exploring options in composing . College
Composition ...

Author: Mariëlle Leijten


ISBN: STANFORD:36105122440790

Category: Authorship

Page: 300

View: 113


Mail Service in the United States Exploring Options for Improvement

The latter corresponds to two of the previously described generic privatizing
options . ... As of this writing , the U.S. Postal Service itself has not submitted to
Congress or to the public a formal proposal for changes or ... 88 Murray
Comarow , Adjunct Professor at American University , was Executive Director of
the President's ...



ISBN: PURD:32754065669818

Category: Government publications

Page: 65

View: 429


Novice teacher Choices and Development

Coxhead , Averil , " A New Academic Word List " , TESOL Quarterly , Vol . 34 , No.
2 , 2000 Cumming , Alistair , " Experienced ESL / EFL writing instructors '
conceptualizations of their teaching : Curriculum options and implications " ,
Exploring ...

Author: Duane Leonard




Page: 180

View: 483


Rethinking Foreign Language Writing

Revision Strategies in French as a Foreign Language : Case Studies in
Computer - Aided Writing . ” Ph . D . dissertation , Vanderbilt University . Noblitt ,
James S . and Susan K ... Exploring Options in Composing . ” College
Composition and ...

Author: Virginia Mitchell Scott

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123152576

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 178

View: 986


Rethinking Foreign Language Writing, a complete and comprehensive guide, reviews the literature of foreignlanguage and ESL writing pedagogy and suggests new teaching methods for college and high school instructors,based on the latest developments in this field. Each of the five chapters includes a detailed bibliography and extensivereference notes, including working with Système-D: Writing Assistant for French.

Creative Writing in America

Selzer , Jack . “ Exploring Options in Composing . " College Composition and
Communication 35 ( October 1984 ) : 276 – 84 . Shahn , Ben . The Shape of
Content . Cambridge , Massachusetts and London : Harvard University Press ,
1976 .

Author: Joseph Michael Moxley

Publisher: National Council of Teachers

ISBN: STANFORD:36105032492626

Category: Creative writing (Higher education)

Page: 272

View: 799


Intended for high school and college teachers who are interested in how creative writing can be taught effectively, this book features the ideas of poets, novelists, editors, and playwrights on the fundamental aspects of their craft. The book contains the following chapters: (1) "Notes from a Cell: Creative Writing Programs in Isolation" (Eve Shelnutt); (2) "Tearing Down the Walls: Engaging the Imagination" (Joseph M. Moxley); (3) "The Future of Creative Writing Programs" (George Garrett); (4) "Articles of Faith" (David Jauss); (5) "Assignment" (Ron Carlson); (6) "Guidelines and Exercises for Teaching Creative Writing" (John D. MacDonald); (7) "How a Writer Reads" (Stephen Minot); (8) "Writing for All Ages" (Elizabeth Winthrop); (9) "Unlearning to Write" (Donald M. Murray); (10)"Getting Started: Planning and Plotting the Novel" (Marion Zimmer Bradley); (11) "The Dynamics of Character" (Sheila Schwartz); (12) "Teaching Point of View" (Wayne Ude); (13) "Transforming Experience into Fiction: An Alternative to the Workshop" (Eve Shelnutt); (14) "One Writer's Apprenticeship" (Robert H. Abel); (15) "Teaching Dialogue" (William Holinger); (16) "Playing within Plays" (David Kranes); (17) "Teaching Poetry Writing Workshops for Undergraduates" (David St. John); (18) "Wearing the Shoe on the Other Foot" (Mimi Schwartz); (19) "'Midwifing the Craft'--Teaching Revision and Editing" (Alan Ziegler); (20) "The Book in the World" (Valerie Miner); (21) "Literary Magazines and the Writing Workshop" (DeWitt Henry); (22) "Creative Writers' Report: Mastering the Craft" (Ib J. Melchior and others); and (23) "A Writing Program Certain to Succeed" (Joseph M. Moxley). An appendix surveys Master of Fine Arts programs in American universities. (MS)

Reading to Write

This descriptive study of reading-to-write examines a critical point in every college student's academic performance: when he or she is faced with the task of reading a source, integrating personal ideas, and creating an individual text ...

Author: Linda Flower

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195345142

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

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The Social and Cognitive Studies in Writing and Literacy Series, is devoted to books that bridge research, theory, and practice, exploring social and cognitive processes in writing and expanding our knowledge of literacy as an active constructive process--as students move from high school to college. This descriptive study of reading-to-write examines a critical point in every college student's academic performance: when he or she is faced with the task of reading a source, integrating personal ideas, and creating an individual text with a self-defined purpose. Offering an unusually comprehensive view of this process, the authors chart a group of freshmen as they study and write in their dormitories, recording their "think-aloud" strategies for reading, writing, and revising, their interpretation of the task, and their broader social, cultural, and contextual understanding of college writing. Flower, Stein, and colleagues convincingly conclude that the legacy of schooling in general makes the transition to college difficult and, more important, that the assumptions students hold and the strategies they use in undertaking this task play a significant role in their academic performance. Embracing a broad range of perspectives from rhetoric, composition, literacy research, literary and cultural theory, and cognitive psychology, this rigorous analysis treats reading-to-write as both a cognitive and social process. It will interest researchers and theoreticians in rhetoric and writing, teachers working with students in transition from high school to college, and educators involved in the links between cognition and the social process.


Additionally , in the winter of 1988 , ELI will offer a course in dissertation and
dissertation proposal writing for graduate ... can help with resolving academic
dilemmas , exploring options and potentials , and making education and job
decisions .

Author: University of Michigan. W.K. Kellogg Foundation institute. Graduate and Postgraduate Dentistry


ISBN: UOM:39015011066324



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The Composition of Everyday Life

A Guide to Writing John Mauk, John Metz. 94 94 95 ... Writer's Voice : Exploring
Options Writerly Whispers ( Ways to Draw Readers in Closer ) Writerly Yells (
Ways to Give Emphasis ) Writerly Pace ( Ways to Control Speed and Time )
Revision ...

Author: John Mauk

Publisher: Heinle

ISBN: PSU:000056912289

Category: Education

Page: 773

View: 913


Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE makes invention the primary component of your writing course and helps students re-discover concepts, uncover meaning, and re-think the world around them.

The HarperCollins Concise Handbook for Writers

Exploring Options in Composing . ” College Com1a writ However , when
researchers studied the processes writers actually. 1 WRITING PROCESSES
This chapter introduces writing as 1a a process that everyone who writes writ
must share .

Author: Peter Dow Adams

Publisher: HarperCollins College

ISBN: 0063602156

Category: English language

Page: 122

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