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Author(s): Samantha Bell
Beyond the Blank Pages presents vital English composition skills while promoting student advocacy.
More than a typical English Composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Pages incorporates groundbreaking assignment prompts and discussion topics related directly to student experience to promote self-actualization and ultimately to build confidence.
Author(s): Debra Monroe
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Existing creative nonfiction anthologies don’t reflect the current cultural landscape. This anthology, featuring essays in forms both traditional and innovative, showcases the genre today—not how it was fifteen years ago when creative nonfiction seemed to include only memoir.
Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
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We are diverse. We do not share the same ideology, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.
We do not need to agree, but we do need to share ideas and to learn to communicate with a clear and open mind, in clear and meaningful language. We need to speak and write with thoughtfulness, even mindfulness, and with honesty.
Author(s): Larry G Edgerton
The Less-Is-More Handbook: A Guide to College Writing guides the reader through the basics of college writing. This handbook clearly and efficiently discusses a wide variety of topics, including thesis statements, essays, research papers, and editing. For this handbook of the basics, less is more.
Focusing on accuracy and efficacy, The Less-Is-More Handbook provides readers with the “insider rules” needed to become a better college writer.
Improving Writing: Resources, Strategies, and Assessments, by well-known and trusted authors Susan Davis Lenski and Jerry L. Johns, provides teachers with all the background they need to help students improve their writing skills.
A variety of strategies, assessment ideas, and resources will meet diverse student needs. A quick reference guide helps educators choose a goal and identify possible strategies to teach. Each goal gives background information, multiple instructional strategies and resources.
The NEW edition of Effective Business and Professional Writing: From Problem to Proposal is built around a single concept – that students learn professional writing through ownership of their ideas.This text equips students with the real-world skills that today’s employers seek.
Effective Business and Professional Writing: From Problem to Proposal:
The contemporary arguments currently made by rhetoric’s primary practitioners— advertisers, speechwriters, and teachers—hold the keys to a treasure box that remains locked to many of the people who are constantly exposed to its many nuanced workings.
Classical Strategies for Composing Current Arguments shows students how to think critically about their written ideas and the ideas of others, to analyze arguments in terms of rhetorical construction and functions, and then to apply all of these rhetorical skills to their own writing.
Connections: A Combined Reader and Rhetoric offers thematic and instructional content in one easy-to-use source. The five instructional chapters present proven practices and fundamental concepts while the five thematic chapters immerse students in multiple perspectives, historical contexts, and contemporary debates. The integrated instructional and thematic chapters of Connections will teach students to excel in their writing courses and across the curriculum.
Author(s): John P McHale
Convergent Media Writing: Telling a Good Story Well is designed for use in an introductory survey course on writing for media. It exposes students to the various media forms they may encounter later in their programs of study and/or in their future careers.
Convergent Media Writing: Telling a Good Story Well will: