Table of Contents


1 Introducing Genre

  • 1A Hearing Voices
    1B Hearing Genres
    1C High-School vs. University Writing
    1D The University as Research Institution

2 Citation and Summary

  • 2A Introducing Scholarly Citation
    2B Is Citation Unique to Scholarly Writing?
    2C Why Do Scholars Use Citation?

3 Summary

  • 3A Noting for Gist
    3B Recording Levels
    3C Using Gist and Levels of Generality to
    Write Summary
    3D Establishing the Summarizer’s Position
    3E Reporting Reporting
    3F Experts and Non-Experts

4 Challenging Situations for Summarizers

  • 4A High-Level Passages
    4B Low-Level Passages
    4C Summarizing Narrative

5 Readers Reading I

  • 5A Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?
    5B Traditions of Commentary on Student Writing
    5C An Alternative to Traditional Commentary:
    The Think-Aloud Protocol
    5D Adapting the Think-Aloud Protocol in the
    Writing Classroom
    5E Reading on Behalf of Others
    5F Reliability of Readers
    5G Presupposing vs. Asserting

6 Orchestrating Voices

  • 6A Making Speakers Visible: Writing as Conversation
    6B Orchestrating Scholarly Voices
    6C The Challenges of Non-Scholarly Voices
    6D Orchestrating Academic Textbooks and Popular Writing
    6E The Internet
    6F Research Proposals

7 Definition

  • 7A Dictionaries
    7B Appositions
    7C Sustained Definitions
    7D The Social Profile of Abstractions and Their
    Different Roles in Different Disciplines

8 Introductions

  • 8A Generalization and Citation
    8B Reported Speech
    8C Documentation
    8D State of Knowledge and the Knowledge Deficit
    8E Student Versions of the Knowledge Deficit

9 Readers Reading II

  • 9A Think-Aloud and Genre Theory
    9B The Mental Desktop

10 Scholarly Styles I: Nominal Style

  • 10A Common and Uncommon Sense
    10B Is Scholarly Writing Unnecessarily Complicated,
    Exclusionary, or Elitist?
    10C Nominal Style: Syntactic Density
    10D Nominal Style: Ambiguity
    10E Sentence Style and Textual Coherence

11 Scholarly Styles II: Messages about the Argument

  • 11A Messages about the Argument
    11B The Discursive I
    11C Forecasts
    11D Emphasis

12 Making and Maintaining Knowledge I

  • 12A Making Knowledge
    12B Method Sections
    12C Qualitative Method and Subject Position

13 Making and Maintaining Knowledge II

  • 13A Modality
    13B Other Markers of the Status of Knowledge
    13C Tense and the Story of Research

14 Conclusions and the Moral Compass of the Disciplines

  • 14A Conclusions
    14B The Moral Compass of the Disciplines:
    Research Ethics
    14C The Moral Compass of the Disciplines:
    Moral Statements

Subject Index
Index of Researchers Cited

Posted on October 29, 2015