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Becoming an academic writer : 50 exercises for paced, productive, and powerful writing

Author: Patricia Goodson
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2013.
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Becoming an Academic Writer helps academic writers by providing the tools they need to gain control over writing and publishing, master specific aspects of academic writing, and improve their productivity. Author Patricia Goodson offers weekly exercises and tools to achieve these goals. The exercises are grounded in a theoretically sound and empirically based model comprising a set of behavioral principles (e.g.,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Goodson
ISBN: 9781452203867 1452203865
OCLC Number: 765486213
Description: xxi, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Get ready to practice --
Establish and maintain the "write" habit --
Practice building academic vocabulary --
Polish the grammar --
Get feedback --
Edit and proofread --
Exercises for writing introductions, purpose statements, or specific aims sections --
Exercises for writing the methods section --
Exercises for writing the results/findings section --
Exercises for writing the discussion or conclusion section --
Exercise for writing abstracts.
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