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Teaching Academic Writing in European Higher Education by Lennart Björk, Gerd Bräuer, Lotte Rienecker, Peter Stray

By Lennart Björk, Gerd Bräuer, Lotte Rienecker, Peter Stray Jørgensen

This quantity describes intimately educating philosophies, curricular constructions, learn methods and organizational types utilized in ecu nations. It deals concrete educating ideas and examples: from person tutorials to massive periods, from face-to-face to web-based instructing, and addresses academic and cultural modifications among writing guide in Europe and the united states.

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Nobody seems to have noticed that she ignored a lot of the literature on the reading list. After this experience, Johanna drops her work on the paper for a while. When she takes it up again she has to read most of the literature again. She decides that she would write short sections and collect useful quotations that she will then combine to make a coherent text. Summarising the texts continues to be a problem, as she never feels certain that her summaries are correct. Neither has she found a way to integrate her own opinion into the text.

I might add here, as a parenthesis that since this text was published as a newspaper article this makes it an example not only of a pure text type (causal analysis) but also of a genre (that is, newspaper article); in this case there is thus complete overlapping between text type and genre – but that does not make the purpose of the text, that is the text-type classification, less pure or focused. And here I am only concerned with this text’s text-type features and not with its genre characteristics (which would call for a different perspective).

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