9780805821482

Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805821482

  • ISBN10:

    0805821481

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Lawrence Erlbau
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Summary

An examination of the relationship between written communication in academic and workplace contexts. Written for writing researchers, teachers, program designers, and others concerned with writing in academic and business arenas.

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction vii
Preface xi
I Introduction 1(42)
Introduction: Researching Writing at School and at Work
3(14)
Situating Writing
17(26)
II University Writing 43(70)
The Social Motive of University Writing
47(18)
Complications and Tensions
65(17)
Writing and the Formation of the Architect
82(31)
III Workplace Writing 113(70)
The Complexity of Social Motive in Workplace Writing
117(18)
Distributed Cognition at Work
135(16)
From Words to Bricks: Writing in an Architectural Practice
151(32)
IV Transitions 183(53)
Students and Workers Learning
185(16)
Virtual Realities: Transitions From University to Workplace Writing
201(21)
Contexts for Writing: University and Work Compared
222(14)
References 236(10)
Author Index 246(3)
Subject Index 249

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