9781457601972

Emerging Contemporary Readings for Writers

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  • ISBN13:

    9781457601972

  • ISBN10:

    1457601974

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2013
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
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Summary

How should money be distributed? What is the future of food? How do we identify and combat stereotyping? Emergingengages students with meaningful contemporary issues so that they can develop the skills they need to address the large questions that will shape their lives. To help students learn to bridge public and academic conversations, Emergingfocuses its support on building key academic skills: reading critically, synthesizing, arguing, using evidence, and revising. With a more accessible range of readings, the second edition includes substantial and shorter selections, as well as visuals and online multimodal texts that will challenge students' assumptions and spark considered writing. The print text is now integrated with e -Pages for Emerging,designed to take advantage of what the Web can do.

Author Biography

Barclay Barrios (PhD, Rutgers University) is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Programs at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches freshman composition and graduate courses in composition methodology and theory, rhetorics of the World Wide Web, and composing digital identities. He was Director of Instructional Technology at Rutgers University and has served on the board of Pedagogy. Barrios is a contributor to Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition (Bedfordbits.com) and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences.

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