Dr. David Sánchez-Jiménez, of the New York College of Technology, spoke before academics and students of the ULS home.
A learning space on the development of academic writing and academic discourse offered by the Faculty of Humanities of the University of La Serena, when organizing the conference: “Introduction to teaching practices in university academic writing”, by the New Academic York College of Technology, Dr. David Sánchez-Jiménez, and was aimed at academics and students of the house of studies.
During the activity, the academic delivered various teaching guidelines for students to take to the classroom and write their texts in a more appropriate way to the university context, such as the use of first and third person, as well as the need to impersonalize and objectify academic discourse
Dr. Sánchez-Jiménez highlighted the high participation of students from different careers of the University. "There was a great interest on the part of the students, which is quite positive because the objective is that they have access to that knowledge of academic writing and give them tools that can be useful in the development of academic and research texts," he said. the professional.
The visit of Dr. Sánchez-Jiménez was carried out within the framework of the FONDECYT 11170128 project as a guest of international cooperation, in order to give lectures for students, attend the research group of the Department of Arts and Letters of the ULS and plan research in set.
As indicated by Dr. Paulina Meza, academic of the Department. of Arts and Letters ULS and in charge of said FONDECYT project, the invited scholar assists this investigation that addresses the disciplinary writing of students of the Law career of the University of La Serena and the Catholic University of the North, and of the Medicine career of the UCN; this in relation to 3 variants, the student's perception as a writer, how the teacher's evaluation of his discipline is and how an expert linguist in discursive elements evaluates it.
Written by Tomás Rodríguez, DirCom