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Text, Role and Context: Developing Academic Literacies

Ann M. Johns - Education - 1997 - 171 pages
This volume uses the concept of “academic literacy” to offer a fresh perspective on the teaching of English for academic purposes. The author argues for a “socioliterate ...
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The Violence of Literacy

J. Elspeth Stuckey - Education - 1991 - 140 pages
This book counters most of our prevailing views about literacy. It says that literacy, rather than enfranchising people, is violent, ulterior, and uniquely devoted to Western ...
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The Human Organization of Time: Temporal Realities and Experience

Allen C. Bluedorn - Science - 2002 - 367 pages
Particularly valuable to those involved in the management and organizational sciences, since much material from those fields informs the discussion, this book considers several ...
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Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach

Beverly Serrell - Business & Economics - 1996 - 261 pages
Provides exhibit designers and label writers with a step-by-step guidebook for planning, writing and producing exhibit labels.
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Rhetorical Figures in Science

Jeanne Fahnestock Faculty of the English Department University of Maryland - Science - 1999 - 248 pages
A comprehensive guide to the language of argument, Rhetorical Style offers a renewed appreciation of the persuasive power of the English language. Drawing on key tests from the ...
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Metadiscourse: Exploring Interaction in Writing

Ken Hyland - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 230 pages
This book provides an accessible introduction to metadiscourse, discussing its role and importance in written communication. It explores examples from a wide range of texts ...
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The Rhetoric of Science in the Evolution of American Ornithological Discourse

John T. Battalio - Business & Economics - 1998 - 221 pages
An analysis of the rhetoric of science in the evolution of American ornithological discourse. It covers: the emergence of American ornithological discourse; discourse models ...
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