Make the transition to writing at college or university with Marshall’s Academic Writing: Making the Transition!
Academic Writing: Making the Transition lays out the foundations for successful academic writing at college or university. The textbook guides you through the academic writing process with clear description, study tasks, and analysis of authentic writing samples. Learning is consolidated with Appendices that focus on the style, vocabulary, and grammar of academic writing. The textbook is designed so that you can use it effectively in an academic writing classroom or for self study at home. An Answer Key can be downloaded for free with purchase of the textbook. Academic Writing will be of use to all students making the transition to writing at college or university, regardless of their area of study or whether English is their first or second language.
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Steve Marshall is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. His areas of research include sociolinguistics and academic literacy in higher education. He is particularly focused on students making the transition from secondary to higher education. He is also interested in how learners from different social, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds develop their academic literacy in different ways. He currently coordinates and teaches SFU’s Foundations of Academic Literacy Course as well as a special topics course, Academic Writing for Graduate Students. He has previously taught English for Academic Purposes at University College London.
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