Motivating coherence. Presented by Katherine McGee. Today I will talk about motivating coherence. Boring, right?. So, how do we fix it?. Shared Context Problem Solution. Shared context. Provides background Qualifies or rejects a “truth” “Literature review”. problem. “But,” “However”
Presented by Katherine McGee
In academic writing, we often struggle with how to introduce our topics. However, there is a solution. In Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, Joseph M. Williams offers us a way to begin papers by “motivating coherence.” Through establishing a shared context with our audience, setting up a problem, and then offering a solution, we can get our readers more involved with our topics by helping them to care about our content.