Rules for Writers

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312647360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

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Offers advice on the writing process, with information on clarity, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, document design, research, MLA style, APA style, and the challenges of multilingual writers.
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Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319106102

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 688

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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. When students routinely use their handbook in the course, they see its value, find that it’s a faster way to get answers than search engines like Google, learn to rely on it as a reference, and are more likely to achieve the goals of the course. And when that handbook is Rules for Writers, you can be sure the advice they find is practical and reliable—with help for composing and revising, writing arguments, analyzing texts, using grammar and punctuation correctly, and working with sources. In revising the eighth edition, Nancy Sommers has woven a new emphasis on reading critically throughout the first section of the handbook, introduced advice for analyzing multimodal texts, and added help for public speaking. New practical Writing Guides support students working through college assignments in a variety of genres. And new peer review advice helps students effectively comment on drafts and apply feedback to revisions of their own work. All of these improvements help student writers—but they also save you time and effort. You can draw from Rules for Writers for planning class discussions, conducting in-class workshops, and providing feedback on student work that they can easily apply. Rules for Writers even comes with a complete instructor’s manual, Teaching with Hacker Handbooks, with stepped-out lesson plans to customize and sample assignments, syllabi, and rubrics from your peers.
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A Canadian Writer's Reference

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319029906

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 688

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For success in college, no skill is more critical than writing; it’s the very core of a student’s academic experience. Tested and trusted, A Canadian Writer’s Reference is an essential tool for students who are strengthening habits and skills that will support them throughout college. Adapted from the most widely used college handbook ever published—and with the help of several Canadian instructors — A Canadian Writer's Reference has advice that's easy to find and easy to understand. Grounded in Canadian texts, culture, and current events, examples throughout the book provide relevant context and advice for Canadian writers. And a new instructor's edition offers classroom activities and teaching tips for Canadian instructors—making it easier than ever to integrate the handbook into the course.
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A Pocket Style Manual, 2016 MLA Update Edition

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319106110

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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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. Your students need clear, complete answers to their questions about research, writing, and grammar—and they often need them at a moment’s notice. As their teacher, you are their greatest resource, but you can’t be available 24/7. For help with work in class and at home and especially for questions at odd hours, students can turn to A Pocket Style Manual. The thoughtfully revised seventh edition makes it even easier for students to effectively and independently address their writing and research challenges. With 325 documentation models in four styles and coverage of drafting thesis statements, writing correctly and effectively, finding and evaluating sources, and writing research papers, A Pocket Style Manual supports writers across the disciplines. Our newest set of online materials, LaunchPad Solo, provides all the key tools and course-specific content that you need to teach your class. The LaunchPad Solo for A Pocket Style Manual includes exercises, sample student writing, and LearningCurve game-like adaptive quizzing. To package LaunchPad Solo free with A Pocket Style Manual, use ISBN 978-1-319-01282-3.
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A Pocket Style Manual

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312542542

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 6847

"Clarity, grammar, punctuation and mechanics, research, MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE, usage/grammatical terms"--Cover.
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A Writer's Reference

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9780312601430

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

View: 3068

A Writer's Reference, the most widely adopted handbook in the United States, continues to be groundbreaking in its simplicity, offering the right content in an accessible format. New coauthor Nancy Sommers's own research, campus travel, and classroom experience keep the handbook in tune with the needs of academic writers. In a trusted quick-reference format, the seventh edition delivers advice on all the right topics: working with sources, revising with comments, preparing a portfolio, and more. A Writer's Reference offers unprecedented flexibility with several versions to choose from — a handbook that's truly at your service. Read the preface.
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A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version

A PDF-style e-book

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1457639130

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 1941

The NEW APA version of A Pocket Style Manual provides help for students writing in social sciences and other disciplines that use APA style: psychology, sociology, economics, criminal justice, nursing, education, and business. With a focus on APA conventions and practices, examples and models from across the disciplines, and guidelines for integrating and documenting a wide variety of sources, A Pocket Style Manual, APA version, gives concise, straightforward, and trusted advice for any writing situation.
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How To Write For Television 7th Edition

A guide to writing and selling TV and radio scripts

Author: William Smethurst

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472135741

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

View: 7935

This book provides professional tips and techniques for those wishing to break into writing for TV whether it's a soap, series drama, or situation comedy. It covers all aspects of script writing such as structure, plotting, characterization and dialogue and is packed with advice on presenting and selling scripts. It also includes a chapter specifically on writing for radio.
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School Library Management, 7th Edition

Author: Gail K. Dickinson,Judi Repman

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440834563

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 335

View: 9856

This book compiles selected articles from Library Media Connection to help school librarians and pre-service librarians learn about how to implement best practices for school library management. • An outstanding LIS textbook that addresses the latest standards, guidelines, and technologeis for the field and offers a blueprint for developing a strong school library program • A comprehensive listing of resources that includes websites, blogs, videos, and books • Articles written by distinguished practitioners and industry icons • Suggestions for using new technologies to achieve learning outcomes • A compilation of the most useful articles from Library Media Connection
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