Shut up and write! Some surprising uses of cafes and crowds in doctoral writing
Mewburn, Inger, Osborne, Lindy, & Caldwell, Glenda Amayo (2014) Shut up and write! Some surprising uses of cafes and crowds in doctoral writing. In Aitchison, Claire & Guerin, Cally (Eds.) Writing Groups for Doctoral Education and Beyond : Innovations in Theory and Practice. Routledge, pp. 399-425.
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This chapter discusses a ‘writing movement’, which is currently occurring in various parts of Australia through the support of social media. A concept emerging from the café scene in San Francisco, ‘Shut Up and Write!’ is a meetup group that brings writers together at a specific time and place to write side by side, thus making writing practice, social. This concept has been applied to the academic environment and our case-study explores the positive outcomes in two locations: RMIT University and Queensland University of Technology. This informal learning practice can be implemented to assist research students in developing academic skills.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Shut Up and Write!, Doctoral Education, Academic Writing Groups, Informal Learning, Social Media, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Routledge|
|Deposited On:||28 Feb 2013 22:24|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2015 03:42|
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