Reading Academic Literature

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September 03, 2020

Reading Academic Literature

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September 03, 2020
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  1. Reading Academic Literature GRAD SKILLS SEMINAR

  2. The body of knowledge pertaining to a particular topic, generally

    captured in written text (i.e. books, journal articles). Academic literature is typically peer-reviewed, which distinguishes it from more popular, lay literature. (Academic) Literature
  3. A particular claim or “take” on an issue, backed by

    a coherent and interconnected set of assumptions, logic, and evidence. (Academic) Argument
  4. Thesis Logic Evidence Assumptions Strategic Reading What is the argument?

    What is the question? Prior & existing literature Historical context Schools of thought Academic “lineages”
  5. Strategic Reading Image creds: University of Newcastle Library

  6. https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/writingprocess/arguments https://christophersrose.com/2019/05/15/grad-school-survival-guide-how-to-read/ https://myusf.usfca.edu/sites/default/files/Sink_or_Skim_-_Fall_2016.pdf Walden University Writing Center Christopher S. Rose

    Grad School Survival Guide University of San Francisco Sink or Skim? Top 10 Tips https://www.apa.org/gradpsych/2010/11/skim APA – Sink or Skim? Recommended Resources