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make your case stronger – argue against yourself

Argument is crucial to academic writing. It’s argue argue argue all the way. Once we have identified a problem or puzzle that we think is worth researching, we then make a case for research, creating the warrant for our work. … Continue reading

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revise – by connecting academic reading with academic writing

How do you know what to do when you are revising your writing? Revision always involves making a judgment about your own work. You become a self-evaluator. But what criteria do you use? Art educator and philosopher Elliott Eisner (1976, … Continue reading

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strategies to address the paper without a point

Ever found yourself at the end of a paper but not sure what you were writing about? Lots of words but not sure what it all means? Ever got feedback on a paper which said there were too many ideas … Continue reading

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