ERIC Number: ED465358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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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)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Scholarly Writing, Writing (Composition), Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction
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