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WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition is the rhetorical handbook for composing in the 21st century. Blakesley and Hoogeveen place students' writing front and center with an innovative page format that keeps students' attention focused on their own writing and on activities, checklists, projects, and visual aids that help them write. The page design and innovative visuals make information about writing, reading, research, documentation, technology, and grammar easy for students to access and understand. the importance of the rhetorical context at the start of any writing project. Because writing and reading occur both in print and online, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE prepares students to work with images, audio, video, and print. "Technology Toolbox" features throughout, as well as two dedicated parts of the book (Parts 6 and 7), teach students how to compose with technology intelligently. A new chapter on Writing in Online Courses, the first of its kind in a handbook, will guide students in addressing this new but increasingly common context for writing.
Table of Contents
|Managing Your Writing|
|Writing and Rhetoric in Context|
|Inventing and Developing Content|
|Revising, Editing, and Proofreading|
|Reading and Writing Critically|
|Reading Literature Critically|
|Reading Images Critically|
|Writing for Business and the Workplace|
|Conceptualizing the Research Project|
|Library and Field Research|
|Using Source Ethically|
|APA, CMS, CSE, and CGOS Styles|
|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|
|Writing for Online Courses (New chapter!)|
|Designing Websites and Multimedia Projects|
|Making Choices About Style|
|Sentences in Context|
|Coordination and Subordination|
|Conciseness, Variety, and Emphasis|
|Effective Word Use|
|Language and Diverse Audiences|
|Understanding and Revising Sentences|
|Parts of Speech and Sentence Structure|
|Run-Ons and Comma Splices|
|Adjectives, Adverbs, and Modifying Phrases|
|Punctuating with Purpose|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|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|
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