Friday, January 8, 2010

Friday, January 8, 2010 - - used to support ideas and...

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ENG112 Friday, January 8, 2010 About “genre” SITUATION/CONTEXT + FORM = GENRE Environment Audience Purpose Academic discipline CRITICAL SUMMARY Step ONE: (1) “Notes for gist” Step TWO: (2): “Diagram of levels of generality” Step THREE: Step ONE: TAKING NOTES FOR “GIST” (pg.60-61) Gist: The substance or essence of an article or paper CAPTURE: 1) Main ideas Principle arguments key terms important technical language 2) some of the “facts and evidence”
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Unformatted text preview: - used to support ideas and arguments Notes: brief, schematic, and mostly IN YOUR OWN WORDS avoid excessive quotation use abbreviations, symbols, and contractions At the back of your mind, try to distinguish between IDEAS and ARGUMENTS FACTS and EVIDENCE MORE ABSTRACT MORE GENERAL MORE SPECIFIC MORE CONCRETE (Academic writing pg.60-61) Objective: to produce notes that you can later use in a critical summary, do not drown in detail!- End of Session -...
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