Academic Research Writing: What is it?

After that, solve these questions

What surprises you about academic writing according to the readings? What do you find interesting or problematic, and why? 

In a few sentences, how would you describe what academic writing is?

What kinds of research have you experienced in the past? Have you used search engines to find information, and have you used library resources? What kinds of writing using research have you done in the past?

What are you hoping to learn about the research process and about research writing?