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Formulating knowledge: Engaging with issues of sustainable development through academic writing in engineering education


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Title: Formulating knowledge: Engaging with issues of sustainable development through academic writing in engineering education
Authors: Eriksson, Ann-Marie
Issue Date: 9-Oct-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Education, Communication and Learning ; Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande
Parts of work: II. Eriksson, A-M., Mäkitalo, Åsa. (2013) Referencing as practice: Learning to write and reason with other people's texts in environmental engineering education. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction 2, pp171-183.
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Date of Defence: 2014-10-30
Disputation: Torsdagen den 30 oktober, kl 13.00, Pedagogen Hus B, Lokal BE036
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
357
Keywords: supervision
academic writing
engineering education
sociocultural theory
disciplinarity
interaction analysis
Abstract: Given that knowledge in society is increasingly shaped by textuality and dependent on texts, higher education holds a special responsibility for introducing and guiding students into text practices contingent on disciplinary fields and their knowledge traditions. On a general level, this doctoral thesis investigates how participation in such text practices at university functions as a means for engaging students with knowledge that is new to them. Two aims have been pursued across three empiric... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-799-5 (print)
978-91-7346-800-8 (pdf)
ISSN: 0436-1121
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/36885
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

 

 

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