ERIC Number: EJ284430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The Smell of the Lamp: Bad Writing in the Behavioural Sciences.
Harley, John K.
Canadian Journal of Education, v8 n3 p245-62 Sum 1983
Poor writing style among academics, particulary those in the behavioral sciences, stems from a lack of linguistic sophistication, the linguistic customs of academia, and the linguistic customs of the behavioral science disciplines. The article offers remedies for errors in each category. (SB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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