Essays about: "academic writing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 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. “The purpose of life is finding the largest burden that you can bear and bearing it.” : A study of the making of meaning among Jordan Peterson supporters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Lindvall; [2018]
    Keywords : meaning; lifestance; psychology of religion; hermeneutics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study, understand and explain the theories and work of the Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, whose controversial statements and lectures have made him a darling of certain factions of the political right, as he portrays himself as an enemy of progressive ideology. With a focus on understanding and explaining Peterson and how he provides meaning to his followers, the study will go through Peterson’s work in his two books Maps of Meaning and 12 Rules for Life in order to analyze their content and the follower’s reaction to the books as well as Peterson’s persona as a whole. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. A Comparative Study of Shell Nouns in English Academic Writing by Chinese and Swedish Authors

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Yishan Gao; [2018]
    Keywords : shell nouns; academic writing; genre; first language transfer;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine factors that influence the use of shell nouns in the writing production by Chinese and Swedish authors. Based on previous studies of shell nouns, this research establishes a theoretical model and a hypothesis is put forward: Though writing in the same genre, Chinese and Swedish authors have different ways of adopting shell nouns partially due to first language transfer. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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