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Writing texts in a scientific or educational setting: peer-reviewed articles, theses, text books, and others.

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Within my students' college writing, I found much writing referring to essentially imaginary, or not well-defined groups of people. Here are some examples: These days, more and more people carpool t …
asked Oct 8 '13 by Village
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I am writing a course book series with 4-5 workbooks. Each subsequent chapter is highly dependent on material in previous sections. Few readers using the workbooks will be able to skip sections. At a …
asked Oct 15 '14 by Village
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I teach a course in academic writing. My students, who do not have much writing experience, add many phrases, as in What are these extra phrases added to the beginning of sentences called?, to the beg …
asked Sep 22 '13 by Village
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I am tutoring some students in the very basics of writing a 5-paragraph essay to present an argument, in preparation for more advanced academic writing. I am instructing them to include: An introdu …
asked Nov 1 '13 by Village
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I teach a course in remedial academic writing. The students should learn to write at the graduate level. Some of the students are ELLs. They tend to include many extraneous thoughts and ideas in thei …
asked Oct 18 '13 by Village