Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing
by Charles Lowe, Pavel Zemliansky
Publisher: Parlor Press 2010
Number of pages: 288
A collection of essays for use in the first year writing classroom, all written by writing teachers for students. Topics in this volume include academic writing, how to interpret writing assignments, motives for writing, rhetorical analysis, revision, invention, writing centers, argumentation, narrative, reflective writing, Wikipedia, patchwriting, collaboration, and genres.
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This is a fresh and approachable guide helping students to write better essays at university. It addresses students directly and is packed with practical information. Examples from real essays are included to make the text more approachable.
by Randall Fallows - The Saylor Foundation
Randall Fallows wrote this book to give students a better understanding of how to discover, develop, and revise an analytical essay. This is a great text to prepare any student to write analytical essays for the argument and persuasion courses.
by Scott McLean - Flat World Knowledge
This text builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. The book addresses each concept with clear, concise and effective examples.
by Caroline Eisner, Martha Vicinus - University of Michigan Press
Both novice and experienced teachers of writing will learn from the contributors' practical suggestions about how to fashion unique assignments, teach about proper attribution, and increase students' involvement in their own writing.