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College Writer
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  • ISBN-13: 9780618642021
  • ISBN: 0618642021
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Learning

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VanderMey, Randall (Randall VanderMey), Meyer, Verne, Van Rys, John

SUMMARY

Combining streamlined, nuts-and-bolts writing instruction with accessibility and visual appeal, "The College Writer" helps visual learners and less-prepared students master the writing process. The text features step-indexing and color-coding that allow students to thumb directly to a topic, and checklists and summary boxes that make it easy to refer back to previously covered material. In addition, thorough coverage of drafting, writing, revising, and proofreading includes sample paragraphs and visuals that walk students through the process of identifying a topic and writing a paper.The Second Edition offers 20 additional professional readings, new information on stylistic choices, and enhanced coverage of incorporating visual elements into the writing process. Market leading technology support--including "The College Writer" CD for students, online professional readings, and the WriteSpace online writing program--help make teaching and learning writing more dynamic."New!" Coverage of visual literacy and enhanced coverage of design and illustration teach students how to evaluate and utilize visuals that they encounter in media such as the Internet, television, movies, and advertisements."New!" Twenty additional professional readings--including "The Media's Image of Arabs" by Jack Shaheen (persuasive writing), "Communication Styles" by Deborah Tannen (report writing), and "On Excellence" by Cynthia Ozick (definition)--provide high-interest examples of a variety of writing strategies and models."New!" Additional information on stylistic choices such as passive voice, weak verbs, and other common problems with student writing help students to identify problem areas and strengthentheir writing."New!" Readings now reflect both national and international diversity, and feature current topics of high interest to students. Examples include "Campus Racism 101" by Nikki Giovanni and "The Handicap of Definition" by William Raspberry.A research section offers comprehensive coverage on finding, using, and documenting research sources, as well as advice on avoiding plagiarism.The WriteSpace online writing program delivers interactive exercises, diagnostic tests, assignments, and learning modules for more effective writing. It can be used in distance-learning courses, wired classrooms, or as an enhancement to traditional courses.The web site at www.thecollegewriter.com builds upon the lessons in the book with a range of resources including assignments, practice tests, and critical-reading models."The College Writer" CD contains the entire text of the printed book, as well as grammar exercises, audio clips, videos, activities, web links, and other resources.VanderMey, Randall (Randall VanderMey) is the author of 'College Writer ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780618642021 and ISBN 0618642021.

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