First-Year University Writing

First-Year University Writing

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First-Year University Writing offers a rare corpus-based analysis of incoming college student writing compared with expert academic writing. Based on repeating rhetorical and linguistic features in over 19, 000 student essays, the book reveals specific discourse features in first-year writing that do not match expectations of more advanced academic argumentation. The book demonstrates how these findings can be used to improve students' writing awareness and to make clearer connections between writing and language expectations in pedagogy and assessment.Second, in certain respects, the analysis approximates how the incoming studentsa#39; essays were evaluated. ... particularly at the start of a semester: as examples of what students can produce when first confronting certain college writing expectations, apart from ... Specifically, they are designed to simulate evidencebased argumentative essays which require engagement with source texts and writing andanbsp;...


Title:First-Year University Writing
Author: Laura Aull
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-03-04
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