Tag: Scholarly writing

The Chronicle of Higher Education – Scholars Talk Writing

Steven Pinker is interviewed regarding his style of scholarly writing and discusses his view that scholarly writing should be accessible to non-scholars as well as scholars in this article. He gives examples of tactics that he uses  such as inserting whimsy, writing clearly and an extensive review process. He also points out some of the …

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Inside Higher Ed- Even Professors Hate Group Work

This article is about why Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder believes that group work for professors, as well for others, helps benefit them. While we know that collaborative work helps students prepare for their future in the real world where some people working at their jobs have to work together to share ideas, concerns, and get the …

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The Chronicle of Higher Education- What Is a ‘Serious Academic’? Social-Media Critique Provokes a Backlash

I found this article VERY fitting considering our discussion on social media and formal and informal writing on Tuesday evening. Should a persons academic enthusiasm for social media posts make them a greater employee ( especially as a researcher)? Scholars argue that their passion and enthusiasm should be more focused on research and development, not …

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