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Teaching Academic Writing in UK Higher Education

Theories, Practices and Models

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Universities into the 21st Century

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Academic Writing is emerging as a distinct subject for teaching and research in higher education in the UK and elsewhere. Teaching Academic Writing in UK Higher Education introduces this growing field and provides a resource...

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Academic Writing is emerging as a distinct subject for teaching and research in higher education in the UK and elsewhere. Teaching Academic Writing in UK Higher Education introduces this growing field and provides a resource for university teachers, researchers and administrators interested in developing students' writing.

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Promotes a lively and growing culture of teaching and research in Academic Writing
Addresses the issue of student writing development in Higher Education
Will appeal to both specialists and nonspecialists
Includes contributions from leading authors in their field

Introduction: Responding to the Call for Academic Writing Theory and Pedagogy
PART ONE: STARTING POINTS FOR THEORY AND PEDAGOGY
New Contexts, New Challenges: The Teaching of Writing in UK Higher Education; R.Ivanic & M.R.Lea
The Point of Writing: Is Student Writing in Higher Education Developed or Merely Assessed?; R.Catt & G.Gregory
'Academic Literacies' Research as Pedagogy: Dialogues of Participation; T.M.Lillis
PART TWO: DEVELOPING UK WRITING PROGRAMMES AND INITIATIVES
A Critical Narrative of the Evolution of a US/UK Writing Programme; A.Tomic
Exploiting the Potential of Writing for Educational Change at Queen Mary, University of London; S.Mitchell & A.Evison
Teaching Writing within a Discipline: The Speak-Write Project; T.Young & S.Avery
Building an Academic Writing Programme from Within a Discipline; A.Ganobcsik-Williams
Engineering Writing: Replacing 'Writing Classes' with a 'Writing Imperative'; A.Ahearn
If Not Rhetoric and Composition, Then What? Teaching Teachers to Teach Writing; R.Murray
PART THREE: RESPONDING TO OTHER MODELS
Teaching Academic Writing from the 'Centre' in Australian Universities; J.Skillen
Sentimental Education: First-Year Writing as Compulsory Ritual in American Colleges and Universities; J.Heyda
Learning From Not Duplicating US Composition Theory and Practice; J.A.Mullin
Skills, Access, and 'Basic Writing': A Community College Case Study from the United States; M.J.Curry
Peering across the Pond: The Role of Students in Developing Other Students' Writing in the UK and USA; B.Devet, S.Orr, M.Blythman & C.Bishop
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LISA GANOBCSIK-WILLIAMS is Co-ordinator at the Centre for Academic Writing, Coventry University, UK. One of her main research interests is the teaching of Academic Writing in subject disciplines. In 2001, she organized 'Teaching Writing in Higher Education', a conference promoting international discussion on how Academic and Creative writing can be theorized and taught at university level.

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LISA GANOBCSIK-WILLIAMS is Co-ordinator at the Centre for Academic Writing, Coventry University, UK. One of her main research interests is the teaching of Academic Writing in subject disciplines. In 2001, she organized 'Teaching Writing in Higher Education', a conference promoting international discussion on how Academic and Creative writing can be theorized and taught at university level.

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