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Dorpenyo, Isidore Kafui – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2015
This article analyzes a proposal submitted to a funding unit in Michigan Technological University by a PhD Forestry student. A rhetorical-cultural approach of the text provides evidence to argue that scientific writing is rooted in a cultural practice that valorizes certain kinds of thought, practices, rituals, and symbols; that a scientist's work…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Forestry, Cultural Influences, Scientists