ERIC Number: ED376727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Academic Writing in a Second Language: Essays on Research and Pedagogy.
Belcher, Diane, Ed.; Braine, George, Ed.
Essays on research and teaching of academic writing in English as a second language include:"When Practice Doesn't Make Perfect: The Case of a Graduate ESL Student" (Melanie Schneider, Naomi K. Fujishima); "Good Writing: I Know It When I See It" (Ilona Leki); "Redefining the Task: An Ethnographic Examination of Writing and Response in Graduate Seminars" (Paul Prior); "Local Interactions: Constructing Contexts for Composing in a Graduate Sociology Program" (Christine Pearson Casanave); "Writing in the Natural Sciences and Engineering" (George Braine); "Writing Critically Across the Curriculum" (Diane Belcher); "Writing from Sources: Case Studies of Graduate Students in Business Management" (Ulla M. Connor, Melinda G. Kramer); "Consciousness Raising and Article Pedagogy" (Peter Master); "Holistic Scoring in ESL Writing Assessment: What Does an Analysis of Rhetorical Features Reveal?" (Diane J. Tedick, Maureen A. Mathison); "A Comparison of the Use of Citations in Chinese and English Academic Discourse" (Joel Bloch, Lan Chi); "Teaching Classroom and Authentic Genres: Initiating Students into Academic Cultures and Discourses" (Ann M. Johns); "Common-Core and Specific Approaches to the Teaching of Academic Writing" (Tony Dudley-Evans); "The ESL Technical Expert: Writing Processes and Classroom Practices" (Philippa Benson, Peggy Heidish); "Negotiating the Syllabus: A Learning-Centered, Interactive Approach to ESL Graduate Writing Course Design" (Jan Frodesen); "A Genre-Based Developmental Writing Course for Undergraduate ESL Science Majors" (Sally Jacoby, David Leech, Christine Holten); and "Fostering Writing Expertise in ESL Composition Instruction: Modeling and Evaluation" (Alister Cumming). The book concludes with an author index and a subject index. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Business Administration Education, Case Studies, Chinese, Citations (References), Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Educational Strategies, Engineering Education, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Ethnography, Evaluation Methods, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Language Research, Language Styles, Natural Sciences, Research Methodology, Science Education, Scoring, Sociology, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
Ablex Publishing Corporation, 355 Chestnut Street, Norwood, NJ 07648 (paperback: ISBN-1-56750-116-8; hardback: ISBN-1-5670-115-x).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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