International Reading Strategies for IMRD Articles

@article{BurroughBoenisch1999InternationalRS,
  title={International Reading Strategies for IMRD Articles},
  author={J. Burrough-Boenisch},
  journal={Written Communication},
  year={1999},
  volume={16},
  pages={296 - 316}
}
  • J. Burrough-Boenisch
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Written Communication
  • This article examines the strategies used to read science articles written in the IMRD (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion) format. Drawing on the results of a survey conducted at an international conference of science editors, it shows how three reader roles—those of the scientist, editor, and reviewer—influence reading strategies. Overall, respondents were more likely to read in IMRD sequence as editors than as reviewers. When reading for personal gain as scientists, they read… CONTINUE READING
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