Writing in the Sciences: Exploring Conventions of Scientific Discourse

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A technical writing text designed specifically for students in the sciences. The author uses a descriptive approach that presents comon thetorical concepts and analytical tools and shows students how to investigage and practice communications conventions in their chosen fields.

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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 A rhetorical, multi-disciplinary guide, "Writing in the Sciences" discusses the major genres of science writing including research reports, grant proposals, conference presentations, and a variety of forms of public communication. Multiple samples from real research cases illustrate a range of scientific disciplines and audiences for scientific research along with the corresponding differences in focus, arrangement, style, and other rhetorical dimensions. Comparisons among disciplines provide the opportunity for students to identify common conventions in science and investigate variation across fields.

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Steven B. Katz is an associate professor of English at North Carolina State University.

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