Writing Matters Tabbed Spiral Bound Edition

  • Filename: writing-matters-tabbed-spiral-bound-edition.
  • ISBN: 0077505972
  • Release Date: 2013-01-10
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Author: Rebecca Moore Howard
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



Writing Matters unites research reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a framework of responsibilities. The responsibilities writers have... - to other writers. Writing Matters clarifies the responsibility writers have to one another – whether they are collaborating in an online peer review or drawing on digital and print resources in a research project – to treat information fairly and accurately and to craft writing that is fresh and original – their own. - to the audience. Writing Matters stresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. - to the topic. Writing Matters emphasizes the writer’s responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. - to themselves. Writing Matters encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error-makers. By explaining rules in the context of responsibility, Writing Matters addresses composition students respectfully as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.

Writing Matters tabbed Spiral bound

  • Filename: writing-matters-tabbed-spiral-bound.
  • ISBN: 0073191396
  • Release Date: 2011-02-23
  • Number of pages: 556
  • Author: Rebecca Moore Howard
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages



Writing Matters Tabbed Make it your own! Writing Matters Tabbed unites research, reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a network of responsibilities writers have . . . . . . to other writers. Writing Matters Tabbed clarifies the responsibility writers have to one another, whether they are collaborating in online peer review or drawing on digital and print sources in a research project, to represent the ideas of other writers fairly and accurately, to give credit to those from whom they have borrowed words or ideas, and to consider and address alternative viewpoints. . . . to the audience. Writing Matters Tabbed stresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. . . . to the topic. Writing Matters Tabbed emphasizes the writer’s responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. . . . to themselves. Writing Matters Tabbed encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error makers. By explaining rules in the context of responsibility, Writing Matters Tabbed addresses composition students respectfully as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.

Writing Matters Tabbed Spiral Bound Edition 2e with MLA Booklet 2016

  • Filename: writing-matters-tabbed-spiral-bound-edition-2e-with-mla-booklet-2016.
  • ISBN: 1259991547
  • Release Date: 2013-01-10
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Rebecca Moore Howard
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



Writing Matters unites research reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a framework of responsibilities. The responsibilities writers have... - to other writers. Writing Matters clarifies the responsibility writers have to one another – whether they are collaborating in an online peer review or drawing on digital and print resources in a research project – to treat information fairly and accurately and to craft writing that is fresh and original – their own. - to the audience. Writing Matters stresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. - to the topic. Writing Matters emphasizes the writer’s responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. - to themselves. Writing Matters encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error-makers. By explaining rules in the context of responsibility, Writing Matters addresses composition students respectfully as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.

Writing Matters Tabbed Spiral Bound Edition 2e with MLA Booklet 2016 and Connect Composition Access Card

  • Filename: writing-matters-tabbed-spiral-bound-edition-2e-with-mla-booklet-2016-and-connect-composition-access-card.
  • ISBN: 1259993094
  • Release Date: 2016-04-22
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Rebecca Moore Howard
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



Writing Matters unites research reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a framework of responsibilities. The responsibilities writers have... - to other writers. Writing Matters clarifies the responsibility writers have to one another – whether they are collaborating in an online peer review or drawing on digital and print resources in a research project – to treat information fairly and accurately and to craft writing that is fresh and original – their own. - to the audience. Writing Matters stresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. - to the topic. Writing Matters emphasizes the writer’s responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. - to themselves. Writing Matters encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error-makers. By explaining rules in the context of responsibility, Writing Matters addresses composition students respectfully as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.

Crossing the River With Dogs

  • Filename: crossing-the-river-with-dogs.
  • ISBN: 1931914141
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 490
  • Author: Ken Johnson
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Students who often complain when faced with challenging word problems will be engaged as they acquire essential problem solving skills that are applicable beyond the math classroom. The authors of Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students: - Use the popular approach of explaining strategies through dialogs from fictitious students- Present all the classic and numerous non-traditional problem solving strategies (from drawing diagrams to matrix logic, and finite differences) - Provide a text suitable for students in quantitative reasoning, developmental mathematics, mathematics education, and all courses in between - Challenge students with interesting, yet concise problem sets that include classic problems at the end of each chapter With Crossing the River with Dogs, students will enjoy reading their text and will take with them skills they will use for a lifetime

The River Reader

  • Filename: the-river-reader.
  • ISBN: 9781305887138
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Joseph F. Trimmer
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



THE RIVER READER, 12th Edition (formerly THE RIVERSIDE READER), is a collection of expository essays arranged by rhetorical modes: narration and description, process and analysis, comparison and contrast, division and classification, definition, cause and effect, and persuasion and argument. A final thematic unit, Food: A Casebook, illustrates all of these modes. The readings represent diverse voices and views from some of the most respected professional essayists working in the English language, and include short stories. Essays in this edition serve as structural models for students to emulate in their writing and as sources of content for classroom discussion and paper topics. Headnotes and post-reading material analyze each reading in context, helping students better understand the craft of writing and apply what they learn to their own work. The 12th Edition is available with MindTap. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Successful College Writing

  • Filename: successful-college-writing.
  • ISBN: 1457670771
  • Release Date: 2014-12-12
  • Number of pages: 896
  • Author: Kathleen T. McWhorter
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's



Kathleen T. McWhorter’s unique visual approach, with support for both reading and writing, helps students at any level of preparedness become successful college writers. The sixth edition of Successful College Writing builds on its beloved, proven visual tools, such as graphic organizers, flowcharts, and new graphic Guided Writing Assignments, with engaging professional, multimedia, and student readings in the most commonly assigned rhetorical modes. In response to instructor and student feedback, the new edition has been thoughtfully streamlined and redesigned. The new edition is enhanced by LaunchPad for Successful College Writing, an online course space of pre-built units featuring adaptive LearningCurve activities that help students hone their understanding of reading and writing. To package LaunchPad free with Successful College Writing, use ISBN 978-1-319-01199-3.

The Knowledge Translation Toolkit

  • Filename: the-knowledge-translation-toolkit.
  • ISBN: 9788132105855
  • Release Date: 2011-06-06
  • Number of pages: 253
  • Author: Gavin Bennett
  • Publisher: IDRC



The Knowledge Translation Toolkit provides a thorough overview of what knowledge translation (KT) is and how to use it most effectively to bridge the “know–do” gap between research, policy, practice, and people. It presents the theories, tools, and strategies required to encourage and enable evidence-informed decision-making. Drawing from the experience of specialists in relevant disciplines around the world, this toolkit builds upon extensive research into the principles and skills of KT: its theory and literature, its evolution, strategies, and challenges. The book covers an array of crucial KT enablers—from context mapping to evaluative thinking—supported by practical examples, implementation guides, and references.

The Concise Wadsworth Handbook

  • Filename: the-concise-wadsworth-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9781133310334
  • Release Date: 2013-01-01
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: Laurie Kirszner
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



This handbook is THE go-to-guide for every kind of writing. With practical advice on topics ranging from writing effective essays, paragraphs, and sentences to documenting sources and writing in a digital environment, THE CONCISE WADSWORTH HANDBOOK, Fourth Edition, is an essential tool. The handbook’s numerous features--including checklists, Close-up boxes, Grammar Checker boxes, and marginal cross-references--are valuable navigational tools that will help you understand and apply important concepts to your writing. And, numerous exercises throughout the text allow you to practice at each stage of the writing, revising, and editing processes. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Bottleneck Blues Guitar

  • Filename: bottleneck-blues-guitar.
  • ISBN: 082560317X
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 126
  • Author: Woody Mann
  • Publisher: Music Sales Amer



(Music Sales America). A comprehensive instruction guide to blues slide guitar styles. Contains over 25 accurate transcriptions of authentic bottleneck blues tunes by such masters as Son House, Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton and many more. Songs include: A Spoonful Blues * Black Ace * C.C. Rider * Come on in My Kitchen * Country Farm Blues * Crossroad Blues * Denver Blues * Don't Sell It * Dry Spell Blues * High Sheriff Blues * I Got to Cross That River of Jordan * It's Just Too Bad * Mean Old Twister * Milk Cow Blues * No Woman No Nickel * Poor Boy Long Way from Home * Roll and Tumble * So Lonesome * Walking Blues * Whoopee Blues * Yo Yo Blues * You Can't Keep No Brown * You Got to Reap What You Sow * Your Enemy Cannot Harm You.

Rules for Writers

  • Filename: rules-for-writers.
  • ISBN: 9780312647360
  • Release Date: 2011-09-16
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Author: Diana Hacker
  • Publisher: Macmillan



Offers advice on the writing process, with information on clarity, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, document design, research, MLA style, APA style, and the challenges of multilingual writers.

Write Now

  • Filename: write-now.
  • ISBN: 0073397075
  • Release Date: 2011-01-04
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Karin Russell
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



Write Now is the only English composition textbook that convinces students that writing is important in school, in the workplace, and in their lives. It is a concise, visually appealing, all-inclusive rhetoric, reader, research guide, and handbook. Write Now includes career-based writing examples as well as traditional, contemporary, and multicultural readings. It introduces a new approach to writing tasks called the rhetorical star and a new seven-step writing process that emphasizes revision. The writing style is highly accessible for students at a career college, community college, or university.

Fundamentals of Media Effects

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-media-effects.
  • ISBN: 9781478608196
  • Release Date: 2012-05-03
  • Number of pages: 410
  • Author: Jennings Bryant
  • Publisher: Waveland Press



Mass medias potential to influence audience beliefs and behavior is a subject that has long fascinated scholars and the general public. The ongoing interest and concern are reflected in the common tendency to blame the media for many of societys problems. This extensively revised and updated edition cuts through popular notions of presumed effects to provide a balanced, informed, up-to-date treatment of the media effects literature. The clear, compelling presentation, illuminated by dozens of new photographs, equips readers with a fundamental understanding of the history, theoretical underpinnings, and current status of media effects researchknowledge that will help them navigate in a media-saturated environment. Several outstanding elements distinguish the Second Edition of Fundamentals of Media Effects. New chapters explore the impact of computer/video games, the effects of the Internet and social networking sites, and the way mobile communication devices have transformed the way we live. An extensive new chapter on childrens educational television describes the considerable body of research that supports positive effects like language development and flexible-thinking skills. Framing studies are covered in a separate chapter where they are distinguished both theoretically and experimentally from agenda setting and priming. Finally, the authors provide overviews of classic and current research studies in an invaluable feature called Research Spotlight, which enable readers to envision how theories translate into research.

Writing Analytically with Readings with 2016 MLA Update Card

  • Filename: writing-analytically-with-readings-with-2016-mla-update-card.
  • ISBN: 1337284424
  • Release Date: 2016-05-31
  • Number of pages: 880
  • Author: David Rosenwasser
  • Publisher:



Now available digitally-first through MindTap--the ultimate composition workflow solution designed to help you become a better writer in an affordable and easy-to-use format, this clear, concise, and extremely practical writing guide emphasizes smarter and more perceptive writing. WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E emphasizes producing smarter, more perceptive writing--skills that can be carried over into any kind of writing you do throughout college and your career. This brief rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. It delivers a methodical approach to what many consider to be the primary activity of academic discourse--careful analysis. The consistent focus on writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for analysis remains a hallmark of the book as it provides careful focus on analysis and thesis and paper development. The exciting new Third Edition also now offers online integration with Enhanced InSite. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

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