Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts [NOOK Book]

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An examination of the relationship between written communication in academic and workplace contexts. Written for writing researchers, teachers, program designers, and others concerned with writing in academic and business arenas.
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Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts

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Overview

An examination of the relationship between written communication in academic and workplace contexts. Written for writing researchers, teachers, program designers, and others concerned with writing in academic and business arenas.
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Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
Preface
I Introduction 1
1 Introduction: Researching Writing at School and at Work 3
2 Situating Writing 17
II University Writing 43
3 The Social Motive of University Writing 47
4 Complications and Tensions 65
5 Writing and the Formation of the Architect 82
III Workplace Writing 113
6 The Complexity of Social Motive in Workplace Writing 117
7 Distributed Cognition at Work 135
8 From Words to Bricks: Writing in an Architectural Practice 151
IV Transitions 183
9 Students and Workers Learning 185
10 Virtual Realities: Transitions From University to Workplace Writing 201
11 Contexts for Writing: University and Work Compared 222
References 236
Author Index 246
Subject Index 249
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