Academic Writing: Process and Product

Academic Writing: Process and Product

by Andrew P. Johnson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475823561
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/30/2016
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,089,120
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Andrew Johnson, PhD, is professor of Holistic Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato, specializing in literacy instruction, holistic education, and educational psychology.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I: The Process of Academic Writing
Chapter 1: The Super-Secret Academic Writing Process Revealed
Chapter 2: Research to Gather Data
Chapter 3: Pre-Drafting
Chapter 4: Drafting and Revising
Chapter 5: Editing and Sharing

Section II: Some Particulars of Academic Writing
Chapter 6: The Basics of Academic Writing
Chapter 7: Use of Objective, Precise Language
Chapter 8: Keeping it Simple
Chapter 9: Reducing Bias
Chapter 10: Avoiding Plagiarism

Section III: The Mechanics of Style for Academic Writing
Chapter 11: First and Last Paragraphs
Chapter 12: Paragraphs are our Friends
Chapter 13: Transition Words and Sentences
Chapter 14: Headings
Chapter 15: Grammar
Chapter 16: Punctuation
Chapter 17: Sentence Length
Chapter 18: Citations
Chapter 19: The Reference List
Chapter 20: Quotations
Chapter 21: Quantitative Data, Tables, Figures, and Graphs

Section IV: Using Research in Academic Writing
Chapter 22: The Basic Elements of Research
Chapter 23: Evaluating Research Studies
Chapter 24: Describing Empirical Research
Chapter 25: The Annotated Bibliography and Research Proposal
Chapter 26: The Literature Review

Section V: Theses, Dissertations
Chapter 27: Theses and Dissertations: Secondary Research
Chapter 28: Theses and Dissertations: Original Research

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