Week 3 Discussion

Week 3 Discussio

Discussion 2: Key Concepts of Scholarly Writing

Scholarly or academic writing is comprised of a number of key ideas, including purpose, audience, presence of bias, and quality of evidence. It is important to understand these terms in order to incorporate them in your writing.

To prepare for this Discussion:

  • Review the Study Notes: Introduction to Scholarly Writing: Purpose, Audience, and Evidence and the media presentation Introduction to Scholarly Writing: Purpose, Audience, and Evidence.
  • Consider the information and decide on one of the four concepts (purpose, audience, presence of bias, and quality of evidence) for this Discussion.

With this information in mind: a description of one of the key concepts of scholarly writing, using information from the reading. Include at least one example to illustrate the concept.