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Writing: A Guide for College and Beyonduses written instruction and visual tools to teach students how to read, write, and research effectively for different purposes. Lester Faigleyrs"s clear and inviting teaching style and Dorling Kindersleyrs"s accessible and striking design combine to give students a textbook that shows them what readers and writers actually do. Unique, dynamic presentations of reading, writing, and research processes in the text bring writing alive for students and speaks to students with many learning styles. Throughout the book, students are engaged and learning, with such notable features as "process maps" to guide students through the major writing assignments, extensive examples of student "Writers at work," and diverse, distinctive reading selections.
Table of Contents
|The Writer as Explorer|
|Look with new eyes|
|Explore the world|
|Find a territory|
|Become a critical reader|
|Look with a critical eye|
|Respond as a reader|
|Planning a Journey|
|Determine your direction|
|Write a thesis|
|Plan your route|
|Returning and Revising|
|Evaluate your draft|
|Respond to others|
|Pay attention to details last|
|Communicate with visuals and words|
|Understand visual and verbal concepts|
|Know when to use images and graphics|
|Take pictures that aren't boring|
|Create tables, charts, and graphs|
|Start with your readers|
|Use headings and subheadings effectively|
|Plan a presentation|
|Design effective visuals|
|Give a memorable presentation|
|Working as a Team|
|Organize a team|
|Understand the team process|
|Work as a team|
|The Writer as Guide|
|Writing Effectively in College|
|Understand the demands of writing in college|
|Think about your aim|
|Think about your genre|
|Think about your audience|
|Think about your credibility|
|Think about building on the work of others|
|Become an effective writer|
|Student visual analysis|
|Write to Reflect|
|An effective reflection|
|Some Lines for a Younger Brother . . .|
|Explore current issues|
|How to read reflections|
|Let it Snow|
|My Dropout Boyfriend Kept Dropping In|
|Just Another Soldier|
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