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Understanding the frustration of academic writers

Sword, Helen, Trofimova, Evija and Ballard, Madeleine (2018) Understanding the frustration of academic writers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 May 2018). Website.

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Have you ever found yourself unable to complete a piece of writing because something else got in the way: a more urgent commitment, a lack of crucial information, an inability to find the right words? If yes, then you are probably well acquainted with frustration, an emotion commonly felt by academic writers but seldom explicitly discussed or examined. When Helen Sword, Evija Trofimova and Madeleine Ballard first set out to write a scholarly article on the topic, they found themselves, well, frustrated. Their experience of writing about writing-related frustration helped them develop strategies for moving beyond it.

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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2018 13:56
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2021 23:17

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