Key Features of this Text

Unlike many research writing texts on the commercial market, this text has the following key features:


  • Treats research writing as a rhetorical process
  • Teaches use of research in different genres (not just the generic research paper). This approach allows the text to be used in a variety of writing and rhetoric classes.
  • Discusses the use of various kinds of research sources (academic ones and others)
  • Contains links to resources and multimedia which help students to understand and practice key concepts
  • Presents students and instructors with a "menu" of approaches and tasks suitable for different audiences and courses.