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A Writer's Reference with Extra Help for ESL Writers

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780312471668

ISBN10:
0312471661
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/12/2007
Publisher(s):
Bedford/St. Martin's
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Summary

A Writer's Reference is the most widely adopted college handbook ever published. The new edition is available in a classic version that provides more help with academic writing, serves a wider range of multilingual students, and lends more support for college research -- all in an easy-to-use quick-reference format. Now for all the ways you teach your course, you can choose the classic version or choose from among 4 additional versions with varied content. A Writer's Reference with Exercises is tailor-made for classroom use or for additional grammar practice with 86 integrated exercise sets. A Writer's Reference with Writing in the Disciplines provides help for college writing beyond composition with advice and models in six academic disciplines. A Writer's Reference with Writing about Literature includes an entire tabbed section on interpreting and writing about works of literature, with two annotated student essays. A Writer's Reference with Extra Help for ESL Writers includes an entire tabbed section for nonnative speakers of English; it offers targeted advice and strategies for college writing and research.

Author Biography

DIANA HACKER's handbooks, used at almost half of the colleges and universities in the country, are the most widely adopted in America. A member of the English faculty at Prince George's Community College in Maryland for almost 35 years, Diana Hacker personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students. Diana Hacker's other handbooks, all published by Bedford/St. Martin's, include The Bedford Handbook (2006); Rules for Writers (2004); andA Pocket Style Manual (2004).

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS
NANCY SOMMERS, Sosland Director of Expository Writing at Harvard University, has also taught composition at Rutgers University and at Monmouth College and has directed the writing program at the University of Oklahoma. A two-time Braddock Award winner, Sommers is well-known for her research and publications on student writing. Her articles "Revision Strategies of Student and Experienced Writers" and "Responding to Student Writing" are two of the most widely read in the field. Her recent work involves a longitudinal study of undergraduate writing. Nancy Sommers is coauthor of Fields of Reading (2007) and tudent Writers at Work: The Bedford Prizes, both published by Bedford/St. Martin's.

TOM JEHN teaches composition and directs the writing across the disciplines program at Harvard University. A recipient of numerous teaching awards both at Harvard and at the University of Virginia, he also leads professional development seminars on writing instruction for public high school teachers through the Calderwood Writing Fellows Project.

JANE ROSENZWEIG, a published author of fiction and non-fiction, teaches composition and directs the writing center at Harvard University. She has also taught writing at Yale University and the University of Iowa.

MARCY CARBAJAL VAN HORN, assistant professor of English and ESL at Santa Fe Community College (FL), teaches composition to native and nonnative speakers of English and teaches the Advanced ESL Writing course. She has also taught university-level academic writing and critical thinking at Instituto Technológico y de Estudios Superiores in Mexico. EDITORIAL ADVISERS:Of the more than 500 experienced composition instructors who reviewed the new edition, a core group served as an editorial advisory board — carefully reviewing all new material in depth, making sure the book would work as well for their students as it always had.
Joanne ADDISON
University of Colorado, Denver
 Derick BURLESON
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
 Paige BYAM
Northern Kentucky University
 Elizabeth CANFIELD
Virginia Commonwealth University
 Richard CARR
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
 Michele CHEUNG
University of Southern Maine
 Jon CULLICK
Northern Kentucky University
 David ENDICOTT
Tacoma Community College
 Lin FRASER
Sacramento City College
 Hank GALMISH
Green River Community College
 Nancy GISH
University of Southern Maine
 Jacqueline GRAY
St. Charles Community College
 Barclay GREEN
Northern Kentucky University
 Karen GROSSWEINER
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
 D. J. HENRY
Daytona Beach Community College
 Kandace KNUDSON
Sacramento City College
 Tonya KROUSE
Northern Kentucky University
 Tamara KUZMENKOV
Tacoma Community College
 Cheryl LAZ
University of Southern Maine
 Lydia Lynn LEWELLEN
Tacoma Community College
 Jeanette LONIA
Delaware Technical and Community College
 Walter LOWE
Green River Community College
 Michael MACKEY
Community College of Denver
 Tammy MATA
Tarrant County Community College
 Holly MCSPADDEN
Missouri Southern State University
 Liora MORIEL
University of Maryland, College Park
 Patricia MURPHY
Missouri Southern State University
 Melissa NICOLAS
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
 Diane Allen O’HERON
Broome Community College
 Sarah QUIRK
Waubonsee Community College
 Ann SMITH
Modesto Junior College
 Steve THOMAS
Community College of Denver
 Nick TINGLE
University of California, Santa Barbara
 Terry Myers ZAWACKI
George Mason University
 


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