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ERIC Number: ED465358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 245
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-902459-26-1
Academic Writing in Context: Implications and Applications. Papers in Honour of Tony Dudley-Evans.
Hewings, Martin, Ed.
The papers in this volume were collected to honor T. Dudley-Evans on his retirement from the University of Birmingham. They explore a number of themes of current interest to those engaged in English language teaching and academic writing. The papers are: (1) Introduction (Martin Hewings); (2) Distance and Refined Selves: Educational Tensions in Writing with the Power of Knowledge (Charles Bazerman); (3) The Future Is with Us; Preparing Diverse Students for the Challenges of University Texts and Cultures (Ann M. Johns); (4) Descriptions or Explanations? Some Methodological Issues in Contrastive Rhetoric (Anna Mauranen); (5) "From Evidence to Conclusion: The Case of 'Indicate That'" (Tim Johns); (6) In My Opinion: The Place of Personal Views in Undergraduate Essays (Greg Myers); (7) Analyzing Genre: Some Conceptual Issues (Vijay K. Bhatia); (8) Abstracting from Abstracts (Thomas Huckin); (9) Short Answers in First-Year Undergraduate Science Writing: What Kind of Genres Are They? (Helen Drury); (10) Introductory Textbooks and Disciplinary Acculturation: A Case Study from Cultural Anthropology (Alison Love); (11) Cyberdiscourse, Evolving Notions of Authorship, and the Teaching of Writing (Diane Belcher); (12) Exemplification Strategy in Adam Smiths Wealth of Nations (Willie Henderson); (13) Active Verbs with Inanimate Subjects in Scientific Research Articles (Peter Master); (14) There'll Be Some Changes Made: Predicting Future Events in Academic and Business Genres (Meriel Bloor and Thomas Bloor); (15) Anticipatory It in Academic Writing: An Indicator of Disciplinary Difference and Developing Disciplinary Knowledge (Ann Hewings and Martin Hewings); and (16) Reflections on Collaborative Practice in EAP Materials Production (John M. Swales and Christine B. Feak). Most chapters contain endnotes. (Contains 10 figures, 10 tables, and 327 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: Published by University of Birmingham Press.