Read John Swales’ “The Concept of Discourse Community” ,
You should write about actuarial discourse community, and describe how it meets the six characteristics of a discourse community For example, what are its shared goals? What is its lexis? What are its genres?
Read Patricia Leavy’s “Transdisciplinarity: Disciplinary to Transdisciplinary Knowledge-Building” found in the attachment,
write a brief (one paragraph) response to this reading.
What strikes you as most interesting, memorable, puzzling, or otherwise noteworthy from this reading?