Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introducing Genre

1. Hearing Voices
2. Hearing Genres
3. High-School vs. University Writing
4. The University as Research Institution

Chapter 2: Readers Reading I

1. Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?
2. Attitudes Toward Language
3. Traditions of Commentary on Student Writing
4. An Alternative to Traditional Commentary: The Think-Aloud Protocol
5. Adapting the Think-Aloud Protocol in the Writing Classroom
6. Reading on Behalf of Others
7. Reliability of Readers

Chapter 3: Citation and Summary

1. Introducing Scholarly Citation
2. Is Citation Unique to Scholarly Writing?
3. Why Do Scholars Use Citation?

Chapter 4: Summary

1. Noting for Gist
2. Recording Levels
3. Using Gist and Levels of Generality to Write Summary
4. Establishing the Summarizer’s Position
5. Reporting Reporting
6. Experts and Non-experts

Chapter 5: Challenging Situations for Summarizers

1. High-level Passages
2. Low-level Passages
3. Summarizing Narrative

Chapter 6: Orchestrating Voices

1. Making Speakers Visible: Writing as Conversation
2. Orchestrating Scholarly Voices
3. Identifying Different Genres and Orchestrating Non-scholarly Voices

Chapter 7: Definition

1. Dictionaries
2. Appositions
3. Sustained Definitions
4. The Social Profile of Abstractions and Their Different Roles in Different Disciplines

Chapter 8: Readers Reading II

1. Think-Aloud and Genre Theory
2. The Mental Desktop

Chapter 9: Scholarly Styles I

1. Common and Uncommon Sense
2. Is Scholarly Writing Unnecessarily Complicated, Exclusionary, or Elitist?
3. Nominal Style: Syntactic Density
4. Nominal Style: Ambiguity
5. Sentence Style and Textual Coherence

Chapter 10: Scholarly Styles II

1. Messages about the Argument
2. The Discursive I
3. Forecasts and Emphasis
4. Presupposing vs. Asserting

Chapter 11: Making and Maintaining Knowledge I

1. Making Knowledge
2. Method Sections
3. Qualitative Method and Subject Position

Chapter 12: Making and Maintaining Knowledge II

1. Modality
2. Other Markers of the Status of Knowledge
3. Tense and the Story of Research

Chapter 13: Introductions

1. Generalization and Citation
2. Reported Speech
3. Documentation
4. State of Knowledge and the Knowledge Deficit
5. Student Versions of the Knowledge Deficit

Chapter 14: Conclusions and the Moral Compass of the Disciplines

1. Conclusions
2. The Moral Compass of the Disciplines: Research Ethics
3. The Moral Compass of the Disciplines: Moral Statements

Further Readings



Posted on October 29, 2015