The McGraw-Hill Reader: Issues Across the Disciplines

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  • Edition: 10th
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  • Copyright: 2007-11-28
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The McGraw-Hill Readeraddresses the liberal arts tradition, cross-curricular ideas, and diverse viewpoints through more than one hundred quality prose works from prominent writers and thinkers. A range of readings from both classic and contemporary sources and from across the disciplinesfrom education, the social sciences, business and economics, the humanities, and the sciencesprovoke critical thought and effective writing.

Table of Contents

An Overview Of College Writing
Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Steps to Reading Critically and Actively Preparing to Read Critical Reading Annotating Note Taking Questioning the Text Beyond Content: Focusing on Process Paraphrasing, Summarizing, Quoting Paraphrasing Summarizing Quoting Avoiding Plagiarism Synthesis
Drawing Connections from Texts Case Study for Synthesis
How Do Writers Influence Each Other?
The Death of the Moth
Death of a Moth Reading and Analyzing Visual Texts Classic and Contemporary Images: How Do We Communicate?
Marines Raising the Flag at Iwo Jima
Firefighters Raising the Flag at Ground Zero The Writing Process Prewriting Drafting Student Essay
Cultist Behavior or Doltish Behavior? Revising Responding to Editorial Comments A Portfolio on Writing and Communication
How to Mark a Book
Mother Tongue
The Maker's Eye: Revising Your Own Manuscripts
The Blogs of War
Sex, Lies, and Conversation: Why Is It So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other?
Politics and the English Language
Reading and Writing Effective Arguments The Language of Argument The Test of Justification Reading and Analyzing Argument Understanding Claims and Warrants Reasoning from Evidence Thinking Critically about Arguments The Purpose of Argumentation Appeals to Reason, Emotion, and Ethics
The Gettysburg Address Writing Powerful Arguments Identify an Issue Take a Stand and Clarify Your Claim Analyze Your Audience Establish Your Tone Develop and Organize the Grounds for Your Claim Gather and Evaluate Your Evidence Consider Your Warrants Deal with Opposing Viewpoints Argumentative Synthesis Critique Guidelines for Argumentative Synthesis Case Study: MySpace: Friend or Foe?
Social Sites Are Becoming Too Much of a Good Thing
MySpace Is Not Responsible for Your Kids A Portfolio on Argumentation Classic and Contemporary Images: What Is an Argument?
The Third of May, 1808
Police Chief Brigadier General Classic and Contemporary Essays
How Do We Argue?
The Penalty of Death
The Death Penalty Is a Step Back
Animal Research Saves Human Lives
A Question of Ethics
Debate: The Patriot Act: Should We Sacrifice Civil Liberties For Security?
Security versus Civil Liberties
Acts of Resistance
Face Facts: Patriot Act Aids Security, Not Abuse
The Patriot Act of the 18th Century
Writing a Research Paper Research Writing: Preconceptions and Practice The Research Process
Defining Your Objective
Locating Your Sources
Gathering and Organizing Data
Writing and Submitting the Paper Documenting Sources Sample Student Paper (MLA Style) A Portolio of Professional Research Papers Humanities
Plath's "Lady Lazarus" Social Sciences
Playing with Fire: The Civil Liberties Implications of September 11th Science and Medicine
Compensation for Energy Intake from Fast Food among Overweight and Lean Adolescents
Issues Across The Disciplines
Education and Society: How, What, and Why Do We Learn?
Classic and Contemporary Images: Does Education Change Over Time?
Zoology Lab, Oberlin College, 1
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