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Writing up your research: Points to consider
Transcript of Writing up your research: Points to consider
This guy's not feeling it,
...but consider readers' needs!
Know your target audience!
Ethics in research
but at least he's paying attention!
Step outside yourself!
Broaden self-learning possibilities!
Know disciplinary and
Break rules when necessary!
active language use
levels of confidence
corpora & word banks
truth vs. funding
the weight of convention
argument form and coherence
style (academic vs. popular)
spoken vs. written
...but know the risks
Purposes of writing?
Creating a Research Space
Move 1: Establishing a Territory
Move 2: Establishing a Niche
Move 3: Occupying the Niche
Sketching out the situation and topic importance
Specifying the problem
Indicating a gap
Raising a question
Indicating the purpose and aims of your research
Specifying the particular problems dealt with
Indicating the structure of the paper
Briefly announcing and evaluating findings (?)
(Swales & Feak)
makes things fuzzier
John Swales & Christine Feak. Academic Writing for Graduate Students, 3rd Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills. (2012)
Felicitas Macgilchrist. Academic Writing. (2014)
Tim Skern. Writing Scientific English: A Workbook. (2009)
Resources for self study
Researchers have been examining the way people choose where to sit in a library.
a) In the room, the other people often determine the choice of seat.
b)The choice of seat is often determined by the other people in the room.
Academic Writing in English:http://sana.aalto.fi/awe/