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The Resource St. Martin's guide to writing, Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper

St. Martin's guide to writing, Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper

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St. Martin's guide to writing
Title
St. Martin's guide to writing
Statement of responsibility
Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper
Title variation
Saint Martin's guide to writing
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Axelrod, Rise B
Dewey number
808/.042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
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Cooper, Charles Raymond
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  • English language
  • English language
  • Report writing
Label
St. Martin's guide to writing, Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper
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Copyright
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Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: thinking about writing -- pt. 1: Writing activities. Remembering an event -- Writing profiles -- Explaining a concept -- Finding common ground -- Arguing a position -- Proposing a solution -- Justifying an evaluation -- Speculating about causes -- Analyzing stories -- pt. 2: Critical thinking strategies. A catalog of invention strategies -- A catalog of reading strategies -- pt. 3: Writing strategies. Cueing the reader -- Narrating -- Describing -- Defining -- Classifying -- Comparing and contrasting -- Arguing -- Analyzing visuals -- Designing documents -- pt. 4: Research strategies. Field research -- Library and Internet research -- Using sources -- Annotated bibliographies and literature reviews -- pt. 5: Writing for assessment. Essay examinations -- Writing portfolios -- pt. 6: Writing and speaking to wider audiences. Oral presentations -- Working with others -- Writing in your community. -- Handbook
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Ninth edition.
Extent
lix, 852 pages, 138 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780312536121
Isbn Type
(with handbk.)
Lccn
2009932161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)631085821
  • ocn631085821
  • OCoLC
Label
St. Martin's guide to writing, Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: thinking about writing -- pt. 1: Writing activities. Remembering an event -- Writing profiles -- Explaining a concept -- Finding common ground -- Arguing a position -- Proposing a solution -- Justifying an evaluation -- Speculating about causes -- Analyzing stories -- pt. 2: Critical thinking strategies. A catalog of invention strategies -- A catalog of reading strategies -- pt. 3: Writing strategies. Cueing the reader -- Narrating -- Describing -- Defining -- Classifying -- Comparing and contrasting -- Arguing -- Analyzing visuals -- Designing documents -- pt. 4: Research strategies. Field research -- Library and Internet research -- Using sources -- Annotated bibliographies and literature reviews -- pt. 5: Writing for assessment. Essay examinations -- Writing portfolios -- pt. 6: Writing and speaking to wider audiences. Oral presentations -- Working with others -- Writing in your community. -- Handbook
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Ninth edition.
Extent
lix, 852 pages, 138 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780312536121
Isbn Type
(with handbk.)
Lccn
2009932161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)631085821
  • ocn631085821
  • OCoLC

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