9781428290327

Writing A Manual for the DigitalAge, 2009 MLA Update Brief Edition

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    9781428290327

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    142829032X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 6/23/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

One of the best ways to excel in your writing course is by using WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF. Whatever your writing assignment, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF gives you the answers and help you need to succeed. And best of all, this information is right at your fingertips thanks to the handbook's easy-to-access format, which you'll find as visually interesting and easy to navigate as your favorite website! Whether you need grammar help, or information on drafting and shaping content, developing paragraphs, researching online, citing sources, using visuals, writing on the Web, and so much more, this is the handbook that will get you there!

Table of Contents

Managing Your Writing
Writing and Rhetoric in Context
Inventing and Developing Content
Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
Reading And Writing Critically
Reading Critically
Reading Literature Critically
Reading Images Critically
Writing Arguments
Writing for Business and the Workplace
Conducting Research
Conceptualizing the Research Project
Online Research
Library and Field Research
Using Source Ethically
MLA Style
MLA Documentation
APA, CMS, CSE, AND CGOS Styles
APA Documentation
CMS Documentation
CSE Documentation
CGOS Documentation
Designing And Presenting Information
Using Visuals to Inform and Persuade
Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design for Writers
Designing Interactive Oral Presentations
Writing In Digital Spaces
Networking with Others on the Web
Writing and Rhetoric on the Web
Designing Websites and Multimedia Projects
Making Choices About Style
Sentences in Context
Parallelism
Coordination and Subordination
Conciseness, Variety, and Emphasis
Effective Word Use
Language and Diverse Audiences
Understanding And Revising Sentences
Parts of Speech and Sentence Structure
Fragments
Run-Ons and Comma Splices
Pronouns
Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Adjectives, Adverbs, and Modifying Phrases
Punctuating With Purpose
End Punctuation
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
Other Punctuation Marks
Understanding Mechanics
Capitalization and Italics
Abbreviations and Numbers
Spelling and Hyphens
Grammar For Multilingual Writers
ESL Writing for Academic Purposes
Nouns and Articles
Verbs and Verbals
English Sentence Structure
Glossary
Index
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