Teaching Academic Writing

Teaching Academic Writing

By: Patricia Friedrich (editor)Paperback

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"Teaching Academic Writing" examines the issues that confront teachers of academic writing classes. In a series of ten teacher-focused chapters, Friedrich offers practical advice and solutions in areas of teaching, assessment and feedback."Teaching Academic Writing" consists of ten teaching-focused chapters offering solutions to the issues confronting the teacher of academic writing. The contributors give practical advice about how to teach an academic writing class, offer classroom solutions for the novice teacher, and discuss the place of feedback and assessment. The chapters also examine the use of different media in the academic writing classroom, the problem of plagiarism, and background issues affecting students' ability to learn.Including a breadth of practical advice and focused around the real issues confronting the teacher of academic writing, this will be the essential book for teachers of academic writing in higher education.

About Author

Patricia Friedrich is Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Cultures and History at Arizona State University, USA.


1. First-Year Composition in the 20th Century U.S. Higher Education: An Historical Overview, A. Abby Knoblauch, (University of New Hampshire, USA and Paul Matsuda, Arizona State University, USA); 2. Disciplines: Academic Writing and the Disciplines, Sian Etherington (University of Salford, UK); 3. Pedagogy: Teaching Writing Teachers To Teach Writing, Duku Anokye (Arizona State University, USA); 4. Tasks: Assignments and Activities in Teaching Academic Writing, Christine Tardy (DePaul University, USA) and Jennifer Courtney (Rowan University, USA); 5. Feedback: Issues & Options, Dana Ferris (California State University Sacramento, USA); 6. Support: Writing Support in British Higher Education: An Institutional Case Study, John Morley (University of Manchester, USA); 7. Technology: Emergent Technologies and Academic Writing: Paying Attention to Rhetoric and Design (Shawn Casey and Cindy Selfe, The Ohio State University, USA); 8. Diversity: 'I want to be part of the club': Raising Awareness of Bilingualism and Second Language Writing Among Monolingual Users of English, Patricia Friedrich (Arizona State University, USA); 9. Community: Eccentric Maps: Community-Based Writing and Rhetorical Aims, Michael Stancliff (Arizona State University, USA); 10. Academic Integrity: Plagiarism, Patchwriting and Source Use: Best Practice in the Composition Classroom, Diane Pecorari (Malardalen University, USA); Contributor Biographies.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826495334
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780826495334
  • ISBN10: 0826495338

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