The St. Martin's Guide to Writing

Author: Rise B. Axelrod,Charles R. Cooper

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312536127

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 852

View: 4061

This textbook provides instruction in college level rhetoric and writing. It offers readings, a research manual, a handbook and supports a range of approaches to teaching and learning, including collaboration, visual rhetoric, personal writing, writing about literature, writing in the community and the workplace, field research, portfolios, oral presentations, essay exams, and ESL. It contains step-by-step guides to writing specific kinds of essays -- remembering events, writing profiles, explaining a concept, finding common ground, arguing a position, proposing a solution, justifying an evaluation, speculating about causes, and interpreting stories. Because so much college writing requires strong argumentation skills, four of the assignment chapters focus on argumentative writing, and a separate strategies chapter covers theses, reasons and support, counterarguments, and logical fallacies. Three full chapters on research give students useful strategies not only for conducting field, library, and Internet research, but also for evaluating sources; deciding whether to quote, paraphrase, or summarize; avoiding plagiarism; and documenting sources. The authors have included 39 readings by well-known authors and various "fresh" voices, including 12 students, providing well-written examples of the different types of essays and papers that students might be asked to complete.

Die Rübenkönigin

Roman

Author: Louise Erdrich

Publisher: Aufbau Digital

ISBN: 3841207480

Category: Fiction

Page: 441

View: 5698

Die siebzehnjährige Dot ist ein wildes, zorniges, rücksichtsloses Mädchen. Bei Mitschülern und Lehrern ist sie verhasst und gefürchtet. Zu Hause buhlen Mary, die Tante, Karl, der Vater, Celestine, die Mutter, und Wallace Pfef, der Pate, vergeblich um ihre Liebe – schamlos und unerschrocken spielt Dot sie gegeneinander aus. Da meint Wallace, eine gute Idee zu haben: Alles setzt er in Bewegung, um seine heißgeliebte Nichte beim Sommerfest zur Rübenkönigin zu küren. Doch statt Dankbarkeit zu zeigen, streckt Dot den Patenonkel mit drei Softbällen nieder, entert einen Doppeldecker und fliegt davon – wie einst ihre Großmutter Adelaide Adare, die vierzig Jahre zuvor auf einem Jahrmarkt in einem Luftschiff entschwand und ihre Kinder Mary und Karl zu Waisen machte, lange bevor in Argus, Dakota, Rüben angebaut wurden und das Leben in der Stadt sich von Grund auf veränderte... Eine anrührende und phantastische Familiensaga dreier Generationen. “Ein glänzender Roman.” The New York Times. „Das seltene Ereignis eines perfekten – und einfach wundervollen – Romans von einer der großen Autorinnen unserer Tage." Anne Tyler.

The St. Martin's Guide to Teaching Writing

Author: Cheryl Glenn,Melissa A. Goldthwaite

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312451332

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 553

View: 1935

This guide to teaching writing and to major theoretical issues includes a brief anthology of scholarly essays and new coverage of construct-ing successful assignments using visual, oral, and electronic texts; teaching multilingual writers; and using technology in the writing classroom.

The St. Martin's Guide to Writing with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Rise B. Axelrod,Charles R. Cooper

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781319087715

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 944

View: 3133

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Whether you have years of experience as a teacher or are new to the classroom, you and your students can count on The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing to provide the support you need in first-year composition, with a rhetoric, an array of engaging readings, a research manual, and a handbook, all in a single book — and available online. Thousands of instructors and their students rely on the Guide’s proven approach because it works: the Guide’s acclaimed step-by-step writing guides to 9 different genres offer sure-fire invention strategies to get students started, sentence strategies to get students writing, and thoughtful revision strategies to help students make their writing their own, no matter what their major. With its hands-on activities for reading like a writer and working with sources, there is no better text to help students bridge reading analytically to successful writing in first-year composition and beyond. In keeping with the Guide’s tradition of innovation and based on instructor feedback about what assignments they give their students, the new edition integrates new types of writing that reflect the range of genres being assigned in first-year composition, including a reimagined Chapter 5 that provides a bridge from personal and expository to argumentative writing by following a scaffolded approach. The eleventh edition is available with LaunchPad for The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, an online course space of pre-built units featuring the full e-book, tutorials, and adaptive LearningCurve activities to help students hone their understanding of reading and writing. To order or purchase the print text with LaunchPad, use ISBN 9781457698484 for the Cloth-bound version, ISBN 9781319016036 for the Paper-bound version, or ISBN 9781319016067 for the Short Edition.

The Concise St. Martin's Guide to Writing

Author: Rise B. Axelrod,Charles R. Cooper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781319058548

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

View: 7552

The new Concise St. Martin's Guide to Writing provides streamlined coverage of the six most commonly assigned genres in first-year composition, including remembering events, writing profiles, explaining concepts, arguing a position, proposing a solution, and justifying an evaluation. The Concise Guide leads students through the writing process: Guides to Reading equip students to analyze a genre's basic features, and Axelrod and Cooper's distinctive Guides to Writing help students apply their analysis of reading to the development of their own writing projects. With a new introductory chapter ("Composing Literacy") on writing a literacy narrative, a new assignment chapter on analyzing and synthesizing opposing arguments, and a new chapter on analyzing and composing multimodal texts, the Concise Guide helps students accomplish their writing goals from start to finish. The eighth edition is now available with LaunchPad for The Concise St. Martin's Guide to Writing, an online course space of pre-built units featuring the full e-book, reading comprehension quizzes, tutorials, and adaptive LearningCurve activities to help students hone their understanding of reading and writing.

Haus aus Sand und Nebel

Author: Andre Dubus

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406461019

Category:

Page: 499

View: 1799

Kathy verliert das vom Vater geerbte Haus aus eigener Unachtsamkeit und Behördenschlamperei. Der Kampf zwischen ihr und den neuen Besitzern, einer Emigrantenfamilie aus dem Iran, wird zur Überlebensfrage.

The Concise St. Martin's Guide to Writing with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Rise B. Axelrod,Charles R. Cooper

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 131910245X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

View: 4692

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. The new Concise St. Martin’s Guide provides streamlined coverage of the six most commonly assigned genres in first-year composition—remembering events, writing profiles, explaining concepts, arguing a position, proposing a solution, and justifying an evaluation. The Concise Guide leads students through the writing process: "Guides to Reading" equip students to analyze a genre’s basic features, and Axelrod and Cooper’s distinctive "Guides to Writing" help students apply their analysis of reading to the development of their own writing projects. With more hands-on activities for critical reading and working with sources, greater emphasis on the rhetorical situation, and a fresh new design to show students the strategies they need at a glance, the Concise Guide helps students accomplish their writing goals from start to finish.

The St. Martin's Guide to Writing Short Edition

A PDF-style e-book

Author: Rise B. Axelrod,Charles R. Cooper

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1457624613

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 944

View: 4443

The best-selling college rhetoric for nearly 25 years, The St. Martin’s Guide has achieved an unparalleled record of success by providing practical innovations for the ever-changing composition course. Comprehensive yet flexible, The Guide’s acclaimed step-by-step guides to each type of writing offer sure-fire invention strategies to get students started, combined with thorough advice on critical reading, working with sources, and careful revision. Axelrod and Cooper’s class-tested guidance on visual rhetoric, online teaching and learning, and more is available for instructors who incorporate these topics into their courses — but not intrusive, for those who don’t. The new edition has been re-engineered to reflect and build on the actual writing processes of students and does even more to prepare them for the writing they will do in other college courses.

Re Visioning Composition Textbooks

Conflicts of Culture, Ideology, and Pedagogy

Author: Xin Liu Gale,Fredric G. Gale

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 143840364X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

View: 425

Explores the cultures, ideologies, traditions, and the material and political conditions that influence the writing and publishing of textbooks.

Invention in Rhetoric and Composition

Author: Janice M. Lauer,Kelly Pender

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781932559064

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 257

View: 8360

Invention in Rhetoric and Composition examines issues that have surrounded historical and contemporary theories and pedagogies of rhetorical invention, citing a wide array of positions on these issues in both primary rhetorical texts and secondary interpretations. It presents theoretical disagreements over the nature, purpose, and epistemology of invention and pedagogical debates over such issues as the relative importance of art, talent, imitation, and practice in teaching discourse. After a discussion of treatments of invention from the Sophists to the nineteenth century, Invention in Rhetoric and Composition introduces a range of early twentieth-century multidisciplinary theories and calls for invention's awakening in the field of English studies. It then showcases inventional theories and pedagogies that have emerged in the field of Rhetoric and Composition over the last four decades, including the ensuing research, critiques, and implementations of this inventional work. As a reference guide, the text offers a glossary of terms, an annotated bibliography of selected texts, and an extensive bibliography. Janice M. Lauer is Professor of English, Emerita at Purdue University, where she was the Reece McGee Distinguished Professor of English. In 1998, she received the College Composition and Communication Conference's Exemplar Award. Her publications include Four Worlds of Writing: Inquiry and Action in Context, Composition Research: Empirical Designs, and New Perspectives on Rhetorical Invention, as well as essays on rhetorical invention, disciplinarity, writing as inquiry, composition pedagogy, historical rhetoric, and empirical research.

A TA's Guide to Teaching Writing in All Disciplines

Author: Beth Finch Hedengren

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319023088

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 5477

Written specifically for teaching assistants responsible for WAC or WID courses, A TA's Guide to Teaching Writing in All Disciplines provides the practical advice that teaching assistants -- no matter the discipline -- need in order to teach and evaluate writing effectively. This informative text is perfectly suited to a teaching assistants' training course, or it can serve as a reference for teaching assistants to use on their own.

The Writer's Book of Memory

An Interdisciplinary Study for Writing Teachers

Author: Janine Rider

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136687610

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

View: 9279

Memory has long been ignored by rhetoricians because the written word has made memorization virtually obsolete. Recently however, as part of a revival of interest in classical rhetoric, scholars have begun to realize that memory offers vast possibilities for today's writers. Synthesizing research from rhetoric, psychology, philosophy, and literary and composition studies, this volume brings together many historical and contemporary theories of memory. Yet its focus is clear: memory is a generator of knowledge and a creative force which deserves attention at the beginning of and throughout the writing process. This volume emphasizes the importance of recognizing memory's powers in an age in which mass media influence us all and electronic communication changes the way we think and write. It also addresses the importance of the individual memory and voice in an age which promotes conformity. Written in a strong, lively personal manner, the book covers a great deal of scholarly material. It is never overbearing, and the extensive bibliography offers rich vistas for further study.

Axelrod & Cooper's Concise Guide to Writing

A PDF-style e-book

Author: Rise B. Axelrod,Charles R. Cooper

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1457605767

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 592

View: 4147

Adapted from the best-selling St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, Axelrod and Cooper’s Concise Guide to Writing provides streamlined versions of the chapters covering six of the most commonly assigned genres in the first-year writing course — remembering events, writing profiles, explaining concepts, arguing a position, proposing a solution, and justifying an evaluation. The careful integration of well-chosen readings with guided writing instruction in these chapters is complemented by coverage of strategies for reading, writing, and research in brief-but-complete chapters at the end of the book. Read the preface.