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e-books in Academic Writing category

Book cover: Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to AnalysisExploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis
by - 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.
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Book cover: Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing ClassroomCopy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom
by - Parlor Press ,
The editors bring together stories, theories, and research that can further inform the ways in which we situate and address intellectual property issues in our writing classrooms. The essays describe a wide range of pedagogical strategies ...
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Book cover: Writing Spaces: Readings on WritingWriting Spaces: Readings on Writing
by - Parlor Press ,
A collection of essays for use in the first year writing classroom, all written by writing teachers for students. Topics include academic writing, motives for writing, rhetorical analysis, invention, writing centers, narrative, patchwriting, etc.
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Book cover: Writing in College: From Competence to ExcellenceWriting in College: From Competence to Excellence
by - Open SUNY Textbooks ,
Designed for students who have largely mastered high-school level conventions of formal academic writing and are now moving beyond the five-paragraph essay to more advanced engagement. It is well suited to composition courses or first-year seminars.
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Book cover: Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the ClassroomTeaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom
by - Open SUNY Textbooks ,
The book is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethnographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws on theories and sensibilities from creative writing ...
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Book cover: Reconnecting Reading and WritingReconnecting Reading and Writing
by - Parlor Press ,
The book explores the ways in which reading can and should have a strong role in the teaching of writing in college. It draws on broad perspectives from international work to help readers understand why reading should be re-united with writing.
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Book cover: Writing for SuccessWriting for Success
by - 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.
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Book cover: Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: Teaching Writing in the Digital AgeOriginality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: Teaching Writing in the Digital Age
by - 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.
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Book cover: Writing Better University EssaysWriting Better University Essays
- Wikibooks ,
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.
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Book cover: Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve ReadingWriting to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading
by - Carnegie Corporation ,
This is a new Carnegie Corporation report published by the Alliance for Excellent Education which finds that while reading and writing are closely connected, writing is an often-overlooked tool for improving reading skills and content learning.
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Book cover: Writing Your DissertationWriting Your Dissertation
by - How to Books ,
This book provides a plain guide to ways of producing a dissertation with minimum stress and frustration. It covers such areas as choosing a subject, planning the total work, selecting research methods and techniques, written style and presentation.
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Book cover: Online Technical WritingOnline Technical Writing
by ,
This text introduces you to some of the most important aspects of writing in the world of science, technology, and business; in other words, the kind of writing that scientists, doctors, computer specialists, do as a part of their regular work.
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Book cover: Rhetoric and CompositionRhetoric and Composition
by - Wikibooks ,
A textbook in first-year college composition programs. It is a practical guide for students who want to bring their writing skills up to the level expected of them. The authors have avoided complicated jargon in favor of plain language.
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