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Writing, A Guide for College and Beyond,  Brief Edition,9780205648696

Writing, A Guide for College and Beyond, Brief Edition



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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
Making Discoveries
Look with new eyes
Explore the world
Find a territory
Use guides
Readingto Explore
Become a critical reader
Look with a critical eye
Read actively
Recognize fallacies
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
Thinking Visually
Communicate with visuals and words
Understand visual and verbal concepts
Know when to use images and graphics
Take pictures that aren't boring
Compose images
Create tables, charts, and graphs
Designing Documents
Start with your readers
Use headings and subheadings effectively
Design pages
Understand typography
Delivering Presentations
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
Got Roddick?
Write to Reflect
Writing reflections
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
Mother Ton
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