Chapter 8 Berkelman
  • organizing rhetorically:
    • what's my purpose?
    • audience?
    • types of organization?
    • type of research?
    • organize data?
  • visualize your thoughts
  • create a reverse outline
  • developing arguments:
    • about existence and fact
    • about definition
    • about cause and consequence
    • about evaluation
    • about policy
        • describes a problem
        • presents solutions
        • justifies a course of action
  • the scholarly model:
    • intro
    • background
    • support
    • consideration of alternative arguments
    • conclusion
  • scholarly moves:
    • start with what others have said
    • highlight agreement before disagreement
    • put your best foot forward
  • organize your revision
  • add transitions
  • unify your argument
  • design your document
  • structure your writing process:
    • break it into series
    • break LONG assignments into chunks
    • get feedback along the way
    • don't insist on following a certain plan
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