Essays about: "academic writing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words academic writing.

  1. 1. Writing about Terrorism: Journalistic Methodology and Peace Journalism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Esbjörn Edvinsson; [2018-09-18]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Mass media and journalists have faced criticism from academia due to a perceived tendency to present conflicts without paying sufficient attention to details, instead focusing on ‘sensational’ aspects, which will attract the interest of readers. Because of this, one academic debate within the field of journalism is whether ‘traditional’ media has served its purpose and needs to be replaced with newer forms of journalism which seeks to provide a more nuanced and balanced portrayal of conflicts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smyckeskrinet : en gestaltning av arbetsområdet i Uppsala Stadsträdgård

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Lina Fackel; [2018]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; stadspark; design; stadsutveckling; grönytor; helhet; sammanhang; park;

    Abstract : I en allt tätare stadsmiljö ställs högre krav på de grönytor som finns, samtidigt som de också får utstå ett högre tryck. De urbana parkerna är betydelsefulla inte bara för den biologiska mångfalden, men också för människors hälsa. Det här arbetet är ett gestaltningsförslag för en del av Uppsala Stadsträdgård. READ MORE

  3. 3. The expression of stance in English L1 and L2 student writing : A corpus-based study of adverbial stance marking

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Elisabete Ferreira; [2018]
    Keywords : academic writing; adverbials; L2 writing; stance; student writing;

    Abstract : The increasing interest in how stance is expressed specifically in academic writing in English has generated extensive research in the past decades. Focusing on the grammatical marking of stance, this comparative study investigates the use of stance adverbials by native (L1) and nonnative (L2) speakers of English in a corpus of student academic writing. READ MORE

  4. 4. A corpus linguistic investigation into patterns of engagement in academic writing in Swedish and English higher education settings

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Håkan Almerfors; [2018]
    Keywords : engagement; metadiscourse; corpus study; academic student writing in English; Swedish learners of English; comparative linguistics;

    Abstract : Over the last few decades, the interpersonal dimensions of academic writing have received growing attention in the field of applied linguistics. As an important concept in academic writing, engagement has been a topic of interest to reveal how writers interact with readers to, for example, guide reasoning through arguments and to abide by conventions of politeness. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of digital feedback on students’ academic writing skills

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Rebecka Rafael; Marcus Oredsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Digital tools; Digital feedback; Academic writing;

    Abstract : Digital tools for feedback are frequently used in educational contexts and this feature of teaching, and learning, will be an integral part of school systems going forward. The purpose of this research synthesis is to answer how students’ academic writing could be improved by digital feedback, which features of writing that are most affected by this kind of feedback, and how students and teachers experience digital tools and digital feedback. READ MORE