2 Reading responses


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?