9780130304643

Reading and Writing in the Academic Community

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130304643

  • ISBN10:

    0130304646

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This innovative rhetoric/reader provides an introduction to--and extensive practice with the purposes, forms, and processes of academic reading and writing across the curriculum. It illustrates in detail all the steps in the entire reading-writing process from reading the original source to revising the final draft--for a variety of essay types.

Table of Contents

Introduction The Academic Community and Its Conventions 1(10)
Part I Reading and Writing Conventions 11(70)
Reading Academic Sources
12(24)
Learning The Basic Conventions Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting
36(45)
Part II Writing Academic Essays 81(250)
Responding to Sources
82(59)
Comparing and Contrasting Sources
141(26)
Composing other types of Multiple Source Essays
167(33)
Drawing on Sources for an Argument Essay
200(41)
Analysis and Evaluation
241(44)
Writing Research Papers
285(46)
Part III Reading Selections 331(146)
Grades and Learning
332(20)
Technology and Society
352(26)
Tastes in Popular Music
378(22)
Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide
400(20)
Racial Profiling
420(27)
Gender Equity in Sports
447(30)
Appendix A Documenting Sources 477(18)
Appendix B Writing Essay Examinations 495

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