Part II: According to the textbook, there are three stages to the writing process. Look at the lists on page 14 and page 16 as you develop your topical areas; share with others what stands out for you and why. Why is reading where writing starts?
What is academic writing (your words not the authors)? What are the components in academic writing, and how do you think critical reading, rhetoric, and argument development blend with this first step, or do they? Comment on Dr. Babb’s videos.