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Reading a journal article: techniques and skills

This brief PowerPoint presentation with voice over describes how to read journal articles and collating information using the rhetorical moves approach. The presentation explains the benefit of the rhetorical moves to enhance academic writing ensuring coherence, logic and flow of information. Lastly, the presentation shows how information can be consolidated from various authors using the rhetorical move approach.

Developed by Olushola Rotimi Adeniyi (PhD), Division of Post Gradute Studies (DPGS), University of the Western Cape (UWC). Thanks to UWC, DPGS.

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This checklist should be used in consultation with the screencast video “Solution lies in the problem”. The liberal use of free clipart from in the video is acknowledged with thanks.

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