Forgotten Tribe: Scientists as Writers

Forgotten Tribe: Scientists as Writers

by Lisa Emerson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607326434
Publisher: CSU Open Press
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Edition description: 1
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author


Lisa Emerson is Associate Professor in the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University. Her scholarly interests include science writing, scientists as writers, academic writing, plagiarism, and transitions to academic literacy. Her work has appeared in Double HelixCurriculum Matters, and Higher Education Research and Development as well as in edited collections.

Table of Contents

Prologue: A Book of Stories and Storytelling 3

Chapter 1 Countries Not Often Heard From 7

Chapter 2 Reaching Out 39

Chapter 3 The Reluctant Writers 75

Chapter 4 The Writing Community 103

Chapter 5 The Development of the Scientific Writer 129

Chapter 6 The Poets 155

Chapter 7 "We have to communicate the beauty and the passion." 179

Afterword 215

Notes 217

References 219

Appendix A Questionnaire for the Senior and Emerging Scientists 231

Appendix B Interview Schedule for Senior and Emerging Scientists 233

Appendix C Interview for Ph.D. Students 237

Appendix D The Scale Used to Develop the Quantitative Data 241

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