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Edith Cowna University

School

School of Arts and Humanities

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McKenzie, V. (2017). Writing up/writing down: making sense through sensory engagement. ECU Researchers on Writing, Edith Cowan University’s Centre for Learning and Teaching.

Abstract

Writing up research can be formulaic and conventional, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. We rely on certain formulae and conventions to clarify meanings, to create a common set of practices about how best to communicate knowledge. For example, it is considered good manners for many pieces of writing to have a beginning, a middle and an end. Generally we use paragraphs to separate ideas. These, too, have a beginning, middle and end structure.

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