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Language

A Reader for Writers

Author: Gita DasBender

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

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"The Language Reader is part of the Managed Reader Program,which are a cluster of single-topic readers that are brief-to-medium in length and include a short section on rhetorical strategies and research work, as well as writing process, and all of which have a common pedagogy. The readings in these books include global perspectives and non-mainstream sources, and they are a manageable size. The Language Reader is a reader that reflects the central and complex topic of language, as it reflects upon new realities of the multilingual college classroom, and speaks to ideas and issues important to generation 1.5 learners. Developed for the freshman composition course, the reader includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selection; and it gives students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills to participate in discussions about language, learning, and the writing process"--

About Language

A Reader for Writers

Author: William Howell Roberts

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 436

View: 472

The authors of About Language encourage students to use language more responsibly in their own writing. More than 70 reading selections cover a broad range of issues, including cultural diversity, censorship, and gender. Strong support is provided by an opening chapter on the writing process; annotated table of contents; chapter introductions; selection headnotes, study questions and writing assignments; end-of-chapter writing assignments and research activities; and a glossary of language and rhetorical terms.

Globalization

A Reader for Writers

Author: Maria Jerskey

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 504

View: 995

Read. Write. Oxford. Using vibrant, challenging, and diverse selections, Globalization: A Reader for Writers invites students to explore what globalization means not just to their everyday lives but to the collective future of the world. The writers, scholars, artists, journalists, and activists represented in this reader transcend globalization as a theme, challenging students to see globalization as a term that they need to define for themselves. This reader presents a more open-ended, less determined perspective than the "West and the Rest" agenda by offering articles that are personal and local yet also engaging to a broader global audience. Developed for the freshman composition course, Globalization: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selections, providing students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills required to participate effectively in an academic discourse about globalization. Globalization: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.

About Language

A Reader for Writers

Author: William Howell Roberts

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN:

Category: College readers

Page: 535

View: 973

The authors of About Language encourage students to use language more responsibly in their own writing. More than 70 reading selections cover a broad range of issues, including cultural diversity, censorship, and gender. Strong support is provided by an opening chapter on the writing process; annotated table of contents; chapter introductions; selection headnotes, study questions and writing assignments; end-of-chapter writing assignments and research activities; and a glossary of language and rhetorical terms.

Technology

A Reader for Writers

Author: Johannah Rodgers

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 729

Read. Write. Oxford. Technology: A Reader for Writers focuses on the timely and vital subject of information and communications technologies and presents a range of contemporary and classic articles that invite students to consider and engage with questions related to how, why, and in what ways we may be able to critically reflect on ourselves and societies by writing and thinking about technology. Accompanied by group-discussion questions and writing prompts that ask students to engage with many of the same information and communications technologies they are reading about, the readings in Technology: A Reader for Writers give students the opportunity to explore, learn, and write about technologies and the many issues and institutions related to them, including education, public policy, healthcare, social ethics, literacy practices, social activism, and global economics, in a unique, purpose-based, and hands-on manner. Developed for the freshman composition course, Technology: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selections, providing students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills required to participate effectively in discussions about technology, science, and society. Technology: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.

Expectations

A Reader for Developing Writers

Author:

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 247

View: 809

Expectations is a collection of popular readings for those interested in developmental writing, with questions, discussion topics, and assignments to develop writing, reading, and critical thinking skills. Multicultural in scope and thematically organized, this book features a wide variety of readings on topics of current interest and value. With pre-reading questions and strategies for active reading, Expectations presents selections from magazine, newspapers, textbooks, and other contemporary books. Additional features include a vocabulary list for preview and reference and a selection of topics for discussion or journal writing. For those seeking a reader to enhance their developmental writing skills.

Food

A Reader for Writers

Author: Danielle Aquiline

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 477

View: 445

"Food: A Reader for Writers is focused on the engaging theme of food and culture, including an interdisciplinary mix of pieces written in differing rhetorical styles and genres, and each chapter of the book will be punctuated by a recipe, poem, a blog excerpt, photograph, and/or vintage advertisement, providing both attractive and highly useful, additional pedagogical and learning opportunities. Developed for the first-year composition market, this reader will also provide students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills to participate in the public conversations about human health, the environment, culture, travel, and politics"--

Identity

A Reader for Writers

Author: John Scenters-Zapico

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 421

View: 663

"A reader focused on the topic of identity as it relates to culture, rhetoric, and the multiple modes of expression that are increasingly common in today's multilingual and multimodal society. Developed for the first-year writing market, the reader will prompt questions pertinent to writing studies, critical literacy, and cultural studies, and it will contain an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific readings. The readings provide global perspectives, diverse voices, unexpected sources, and varying levels of difficulty"--

Writing in the disciplines

a reader for writers

Author: Mary Lynch Kennedy

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

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Sustainability

A Reader for Writers

Author: Carl G. Herndl

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 419

View: 864

"A reader focused on the timely and vital subject of sustainability. It includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific readings that go beyond inward-looking nature-writing anthologies currently on the market. Developed for the first-year composition market, the reader also provides students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills to participate in the public conversations about the compelling issues surrounding the environmental, economic and social sustainability of their world. The readings provide global perspectives, diverse voices, unexpected sources, and varying levels of difficulty"--

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