Writing Today, MLA Update Edition

Author: Richard Johnson-Sheehan,Charles Paine

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586410

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"For courses in English Composition. " " "Thisversionof Writing Today" has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Organized by genre--practical for college and career " "Writing Today", " 3rd Edition introduces individuals to the conventions of writing memoirs, profiles, literary analyses, arguments, research papers, and more. Each chapter features a step-by-step process for composing within a given genre, as well as exemplary professional readings to promote rhetorical knowledge and critical analysis. The 42 short chapters, the chunked writing style, and visual instruction work to ensure that individuals will transfer the skills and strategies practiced to their lives and careers. From its graphic Quick Start Guides to its Write This prompts, "Writing Today" challenges individuals to extend the boundaries of their writing abilities as they practice composing for the real world. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.""
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Writing Today

Mla Update Edition

Author: Richard Johnson-Sheehan,Charles Paine

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586403

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Page: 656

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"For courses in English Composition. " " "This brief versionof " " " " "Writing" " " " Today" " has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Organized by genre--practical for college and career " "Writing Today, Brief", " 3rd Edition introduces indivudals to the conventions of writing memoirs, profiles, literary analyses, arguments, research papers, and more. Each chapter features a step-by-step process for composing within a given genre, as well as exemplary professional readings to promote rhetorical knowledge and critical analysis. The short chapters, the chunked writing style, and visual instruction work to ensure that individuals will transfer the skills and strategies practiced to their lives and careers. From its graphic Quick Start Guides to its Write This prompts, "Writing Today, Brief" challenges individuals to extend the boundaries of their writing abilities as they practice composing for the real world. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "
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The Everyday Writer with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates

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Author: Andrea A. Lunsford

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1457602571

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 592

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Students write every day and everywhere — for school, for work, and for fun. And nobody else in the field of composition understands the real world of student writing better than Andrea A. Lunsford. Her trademark attention to rhetorical choice, language and style, and critical thinking and argument — based on years of experience as a researcher and classroom teacher — make The Everyday Writer the tabbed handbook that can talk students through every writing situation. But wait — there’s more! New research into student writing now informs every page of the new edition…and with expanded, more visual coverage of the writing process, research and documentation, and writing in the disciplines, today’s Everyday Writer prepares students more than ever for everyday writing challenges — from managing a research project to writing on a Facebook wall.
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Books in Print

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources

Author: James P. Davis

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742554139

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 66

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The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources offers a thorough and up-to-date discussion of plagiarism and the proper use of sources. The third edition, with new introductory material using current events to highlight the importance of writing ethics and clarity, incorporates the latest revisions to MLA, CSE, and CMS styles. Featuring sample writing and style sheets, this succinct handbook helps writers of all levels and disciplines to assess, quote, cite, and present information from a variety of sources.
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Practical Strategies for Technical Communication

Author: Mike Markel

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319018211

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

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In Practical Strategies for Technical Communication, Mike Markel gives students the essentials they'll need to communicate successfully in today's workplace. The book offers concise and accessible yet thorough coverage of audience and purpose, research, style, and document design, and strategies for designing all of the major document types. For the second edition, Markel has worked with organizations to choose sample documents and annotate them with insights and advice from the employees who developed them. Throughout the text, a new set of engaging graphics provides visual explanations of key concepts.
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