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Quick Access: Reference for Writers offers easy, efficient access to the information you need about the writing process, from mastering grammar to using correct punctuation, from writing research papers to documenting sources, and from writing for the Web to writing using visuals.
It will give you balanced coverage of all aspects of writing and well as easy to use research and documentation sections that provide strategies to help you in your courses.
Will answer any questions a writer has about grammar, the writing process, or research. The writing process, critical thinking, argumentative writing, style, grammar, mechanics, usage, the research process, how to document sources. Anyone who wants a reliable writing reference book
Doug Hesse, Professor of English and Director of Writing at the University of Denver, previously held several positions at Illinois State University, including Director of the Honors and Writing Programs, and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching. Dr. Hesse earned his PhD from the University of Iowa. He has also taught at the University of Findlay, Miami University (as Wiepking Distinguished Visiting Professor), and Michigan Tech. Dr. Hesse is a past chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), the nation’s largest professional association of college writing instructors. A past president, as well, of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA), Dr. Hesse edited that organization’s journal, Writing Program Administration. He has been a member of the executive committee of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and chaired the Modern Language Association (MLA) Division on Teaching as a Profession. He is the author of over fifty articles and book chapters, in such journals as College Composition and Communication, College English, JAC, Rhetoric Review, and the Journal of Teaching Writing and in such books as Essays on the Essay; Writing Theory and Critical Theory; The Writing Program Administrator’s Sourcebook; Literary Nonfiction; The Private, the Public, and the Published; and Passions, Pedagogies, and 21st Century Technologies. The writing program he directs at the University of Denver is only one of twenty five internationally to receive the CCCC Certificate of Excellence.
Table of Contents
|Thinking Like a Writer|
|Viewing Images Critically|
|Sources for College Writing|
|Writing About Experiences|
|Writing About Observations|
|Writing to Respond to Readings|
|Planning and Shaping Writing|
|Revising, Editing, and ProofReading|
|Writing to Inform|
|Writing to Argue|
|Writing Across the Curriculum|
|An Overview of Writing Across the Curriculum|
|Writing in the Humanities|
|Writing About Literature|
|Writing in the Social Sciences|
|Writing in the Natural Sciences|
|Writing Under Pressure|
|Making Oral Presentations and Using Multimedia|
|Creating a Writing Portfolio|
|Writing to Connect with the World|
|Writing for Work|
|Writing for the Web|
|Contributing to Blogs and Wikis|
|Starting a Research Project|
|Developing a Research Strategy|
|Finding and Evaluating Library-Based Sources|
|Researching the Web Wisely|
|Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism|
|Drafting and Revising a Research Paper|
|MLA In-text Citations|
|MLA Works Cited List|
|A Student's MLA-Style Research Paper|
|APA, CM, and CSE Documentation|
|APA In-Text Citations|
|APA References List|
|A Student's APA-Style Research Paper|
|Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences|
|Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, and Case|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Sentences and Words|
|Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences|
|Problems with Sentence Shifts|
|Coordination and Subordination|
|Word Meanings and Word Impact|
|Using Inclusive Language|
|Punctuation and Mechanics|
|Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Tips for Multilingual Writers|
|Message from Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse to Multilingual Writers|
|Singulars and Plurals|
|Gerunds and Infinitives|
|Modal Auxiliary Verbs|
|Glossary and Indexes|
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