Academic writing blogs for dummies
This blog is for you. Sometimes, your replies to a post in a professional email group or on social media could be spruced up for a blog post.
Dan Cohen dancohen : Dr. Faculty focus Most academics eventually experience the shift to the other side of learning — standing to face a seminar room full of students ready to be taught. Did you have an unfinished discussion? Read one or two for a few weeks and pay attention to things like the length of posts, frequency, writing style, and subject material.
She also attempts to maintain a balance by sharing a few blog posts about her personal life and interests.
Bourg blogs about research libraries, higher education, and scholarly publishing. To use writing in this way, I suggest introducing a new font that will signal that you are writing in an exploratory vein for your own benefit. Sample blog post: Bold requests 2.
Scholarly publishing blogs
Writing about yourself is never easy, and you may find yourself freezing up in front of the computer screen or becoming stilted and unnecessarily verbose. Academic cultural critique is best served in blog form. But if your blog attracts a wider audience, you may want to create references or glossaries to help new readers follow along. When we treat writing challenges as psychological rather than intellectual , we run the risk of minimizing the conceptual work involved in graduate writing. All data on OSFramework. Professor Golash-Boza blogs about topics such as writing a literature review, tips for responding to a revise and resubmit decision from a journal and presenting at academic conferences. Share via Email 'Blog because you want to not because you have to — it should be fun, not a chore! If your blog acquires a following then your readers will look forward to your next post, so don't put yourself under pressure by creating expectations of, say, a blogpost every few days when you know you can't keep it up in the longer term. Read his blog and follow him on Twitter DrTomCrick Alan Winfield is professor of electronic engineering and director of the science communication unit at University of the West of England. It also helps in building a stronger professional network. Browse Guardian jobs for hundreds of the latest academic, administrative and research posts Topics.
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