Rules for Writers with 2020 APA Update Book

Rules for Writers with 2020 APA Update


  • Author : Diana Hacker
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2020-05-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 995
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319370367
  • Total Read : 65
  • File Size : 7,8 Mb

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Rules for Writers with 2020 APA Update Summary:

Beginning college writers come from a wide range of backgrounds and communities. And for many, academic reading and writing skills are ones they must learn and practice. Enter Rules for Writers. It’s an easy-to-use, comprehensive composition tool with the quality you expect from authors you trust. It empowers students by teaching them how to meet new expectations and by giving them the practice that builds confidence. With trusted advice for writing well, reading critically, and working with sources, Rules for Writers now has even more help for underprepared and inexperienced writers—sentence guides that foster an academic voice, tips for spotting fake news and misleading sources, more on paraphrasing, and fifteen new “how-to” pages that offer practical help for writing challenges. It’s an affordable solution with significant value, especially when paired with LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks, an innovative practice solution available at no additional cost when package with a new text.

Rules for Writers Book

Rules for Writers


  • Author : Diana Hacker
  • Publisher : Bedford/st Martins
  • Release Date : 2010-06-08
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 615
  • ISBN 10 : 0312672454
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 13,8 Mb

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From Inquiry to Academic Writing Book

From Inquiry to Academic Writing


  • Author : Stuart Greene
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Genre: Academic writing
  • Pages : 822
  • ISBN 10 : 1319071236
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb

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From Inquiry to Academic Writing Summary:

From Inquiry to Academic Writing helps students understand academic culture and its ways of reading, thinking, and writing. With a practical and now widely proven step-by-step approach, the text demystifies cross-curricular thinking and writing. An extensive thematic reader brings students into interdisciplinary debates that not only bear on their college careers but also reflect larger cultural issues that they will encounter outside the academy. The fourth edition provides extensive coverage of academic habits and skills (reflection, summarization, synthesis, and visual analysis) and features more than 40% new readings grouped by interdisciplinary themes. Combine the text with LaunchPad for From Inquiry to Academic Writing for even more engaging content and new ways to get the most out of your course. This LaunchPad includes Interactive exercises and tutorials for reading, writing, and research LearningCurve adaptive, game-like practice that helps students focus on the topics where they need the most help, such as fallacies, claims, evidence, and other key elements of argument Text-specific reading comprehension quizzes Practice sequences to help students apply the strategies of observing, asking questions, and examining alternatives.

The Bedford Handbook Book

The Bedford Handbook


  • Author : Diana Hacker
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 948
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457650802
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 5,5 Mb

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The Bedford Handbook Summary:

What habits are common among good college writers? Good college writers are curious, engaged, reflective, and responsible. They read critically. They write with purpose. They tune into their audience. They collaborate and seek feedback. They know credible evidence makes them credible researchers. They revise. The Bedford Handbook, based on surveys with more than 1,000 first-year college students, fosters these habits and offers more support than ever before for college reading and writing. New writing guides support students as they compose in an ever-wider variety of genres, including multimodal genres. New reading support encourages students to become active readers. Retooled research advice emphasizes inquiry and helps writers cite even the trickiest digital sources confidently and responsibly. Best of all, the Handbook remains a trusted companion for students because it is accessible, comprehensive, and authoritative. Instructors benefit, too: A substantially revised Instructor’s Edition includes Nancy Sommers’s personal mentoring—more than 100 new concrete tips for teaching with the handbook. Finally, integrated digital content is easily assignable and helps students practice and apply the handbook’s lessons.

A Writer s Reference with Writing About Literature with 2016 MLA Update Book

A Writer s Reference with Writing About Literature with 2016 MLA Update


  • Author : Diana Hacker
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2016-06-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 718
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319105907
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 7,6 Mb

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A Writer s Reference with Writing About Literature with 2016 MLA Update Summary:

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. This version of the best-selling college handbook includes a tabbed section called Writing about Literature, a practical guide to interpreting works of literature and to planning, composing, and documenting papers about literature. Students will find help with forming and supporting an interpretation, avoiding plot summary, integrating quotations from a literary work, observing the conventions of literature papers, and using secondary sources. Writing about Literature also includes two sample student essays — one that uses primary sources and one that uses primary and secondary sources. The full primary texts are also included.

The Writer s Presence Book

The Writer s Presence


  • Author : Donald McQuade
  • Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release Date : 2009-01-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 1040
  • ISBN 10 : 0312486863
  • Total Read : 75
  • File Size : 13,8 Mb

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The Writer s Presence Summary:

The readings in The Writer’s Presence are selected exclusively for the quality of the writing. Editors Donald McQuade of the University of California, Berkeley, and Robert Atwan, Series Editor of The Best American Essays scoured hundreds of essays in search of teachable readings with strong voices and clear points of view. The result is a blend of classic pieces by favorites like James Baldwin, Annie Dillard, and Amy Tan; and fresh pieces by rising stars like Michael Pollan, Geeta Kothari, James McBride, and Daniel Harris. The voices in The Writer’s Presence represent different communities, time periods, levels of difficulty, and fields of study, and the topics intersect in intriguing and nuanced ways, giving students the opportunity to think critically and develop their own voices. Organized by type of writing and with minimal apparatus, The Writer’s Presence gives instructors unsurpassed teaching flexibility. With so many exceptional readings and so many ways to teach them, the possibilities are endless.