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#acwri know how, know what – and know who

Some people talk about academic writing as a skill. A skill is the ability to do something with a high level of expertise. Fair enough – we are all expected to ‘do’ academic writing with high levels of expertise. However, a skill … Continue reading

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the PhD = acquiring know how

We all know the term “know how” – if you have it, you can ‘do stuff’, because you have the required skills and expertise. Common sense suggests that the skills and expertise acquired during the PhD are those of doing … Continue reading

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