Writing Analytically

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337672424

Category: Education

Page: 384

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WRITING ANALYTICALLY treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead students through the process of analysis and help them to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well. Rosenwasser and Stephen emphasize analysis as a mode of enriching understanding that precedes and in some cases supplants argument. Materials in the eighth edition are better integrated, more contextualized and--when possible--condensed. A new chapter, Thinking Like a Writer, contains a broad array of strategies for integrating opportunities for writing into a course. It makes explicit a subtext that pervades the book: that to think of yourself as a writer is to see more, to think differently and to engage the meaning of things more earnestly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing Analytically (with 2016 MLA Update Card)

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

ISBN: 9781337284448

Category:

Page: 384

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Writing Analytically treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead you through the process of analysis and synthesis and help you to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use your writing as a tool to think well. In the new edition, materials are better integrated, more contextualized, and--when possible--condensed. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

Writing analytically 7th edition

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic writing

Page: 386

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Writing Analytically treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead you through the process of analysis and synthesis and help you to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use your writing as a tool to think well. In the new edition, materials are better integrated, more contextualized, and--when possible--condensed.

Writing Analytically with Readings (with 2016 MLA Update Card)

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337284424

Category: Education

Page: 880

View: 9305

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Now available digitally-first through MindTap--the ultimate composition workflow solution designed to help you become a better writer in an affordable and easy-to-use format, this clear, concise, and extremely practical writing guide emphasizes smarter and more perceptive writing. WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E emphasizes producing smarter, more perceptive writing--skills that can be carried over into any kind of writing you do throughout college and your career. This brief rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. It delivers a methodical approach to what many consider to be the primary activity of academic discourse--careful analysis. The consistent focus on writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for analysis remains a hallmark of the book as it provides careful focus on analysis and thesis and paper development. The exciting new Third Edition also now offers online integration with Enhanced InSite. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

The Art of Writing About Art

Author: Suzanne Hudson,Nancy Noonan-Morrisey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305179900

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 9897

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THE ART OF WRITING ABOUT ART serves as a quick reference for writing various types of essays, research papers, exhibition reviews, and even examinations. The premise of the book is that students in all disciplines, not just English, should be required to write well and that their instructors should hold these writing assignments to high standards. THE ART OF WRITING ABOUT ART not only emphasizes skills in college-level composition, but also in verbalizing the experience of art -- the historical, social, economic, and political forces that shape art and artists; art theory; and the interplay between artist and viewer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Traumprinzen und Wetterfrösche

Ein Stephanie-Plum-Roman

Author: Janet Evanovich

Publisher: Manhattan

ISBN: 3641095921

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Wo eine Plum ist, ist auch ein Weg! Stephanie Plum, die meist mit mehr Glück als Können auf Kautionsflüchtlinge Jagd macht, hat mal wieder einen skurrilen Fall: Der geniale Quantenphysiker Martin Munch wird dringend vor Gericht erwartet, nachdem er ein Magnetometer gestohlen haben soll. Doch von Munch fehlt jede Spur. Bereits seit Wochen scheint er wie vom Erdboden verschluckt. Als dann auch noch sein Chef tot aufgefunden wird, nimmt die Sache eine dramatische Wendung. Bei der Suche nach den Hintergründen bekommt es Stephanie mit zwei skurrilen Schwestern, einem merkwürdigen Waldschrat und ein paar Affen zu tun. Gut, dass sie in dem Chaos auf die Hilfe des rätselhaften, aber unwiderstehlichen Diesel zählen kann ...

Task-Based Instruction in Foreign Language Education

Practices and Programs

Author: Betty Lou Leaver,Jane R. Willis

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 9781589014190

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 344

View: 2002

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Task-based language instruction has proven to be highly effective, but surprisingly underutilized. Theory can only go so far and hands-on experience can greatly speed and enhance the learning of a second language. Nineteen talented instructors who have successfully implemented task-based programs explain the principles behind the programs, discuss how problems were resolved, and share details on class activities and program design. Each chapter takes the reader through the different stages in designing and setting up such programs, adjusting them, and appraising and testing them in normal classroom conditions. This book covers TBI syllabus and program design and is based on actual classroom experience. Any one of the courses or programs discussed can serve as models for others. Many of the contributors are highly respected practitioners who are presenting their programs for the first time, while others are regular participants in today's ongoing dialogue about teaching methods. Full of concrete, adaptable models of task-based language teaching drawn from a number of countries and eleven different languages—including Arabic, Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Korean, Spanish, and Ukrainian—Task-Based Instruction in Foreign Language Education presents proven, real-world, practical courses and programs; and includes web-based activities. It demonstrates useful and practical ways to engage students far beyond what can be learned from reading textbook dialogue. TBI involves the student directly with the language being taught via cognitively engaging activities that reflect authentic and purposeful use of language, resulting in language-learning experiences that are pleasurable and effective. For all instructors seeking to help their learners enhance their understanding and grasp of the foreign language they are learning, Task-Based Instruction in Foreign Language Education is a rich and rewarding hands-on guide to effective and transformative learning.

The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015 with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video

Author: GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118914104

Category: Study Aids

Page: 840

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This is the only official study guide from the creators of the test and delivers more than 900 retired GMAT® questions and answer explanations and a 100- question diagnostic exam to help focus your test preparation efforts. NEW to The Official Guide for GMAT® Review 2015: Access to the online Question Bank including more than 900 practice questions of all types with answers and explanations, math review, essay topics, and a diagnostic test, as well as access to 50 online integrated reasoning questions. Exclusive access to videos from real test takers and GMAC staff who share insight and tips on GMAT® preparation.

Learning to Perform

An Introduction

Author: Carol Simpson Stern,Bruce Henderson

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810126672

Category: Drama

Page: 559

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In Learning to Perform. Carol Simpson Stern and Bruce Henderson introduce the art and craft of performing literary texts, including poetry, prose fiction, and drama, as well as personal narratives and ethnographic materials. They present a performance methodology that offers instruction in close reading and analysis, the development and refinement of performance skills, and the ability to think critically about and discuss a performance. As students become reacquainted with the world of the imagination and its possibilities, the insights they gain in the classroom can become the basis for achievement not only on the stage or in front of the camera but in many facets of public life. By addressing an expanded sense of text that includes cultural as well as literary artifacts, Stern and Henderson bridge the gap between oral interpretation and the more inclusive field of performance studies. A substantial appendix provides a dozen texts for performance in the classroom, including works by Jane Hamilton, Willa Cather, Henry James, E.M. Forster, Henrik Ibsen, Jane Austen, and Michael S. Bowman.

Reading Between the Lines

A Balanced Approach to Literacy

Author: Marion E. Neville Lynch

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820457598

Category: Education

Page: 213

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Provides information to help students develop skills to become better readers.

Why School?

Reclaiming Education for All of Us

Author: Mike Rose

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 162097004X

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Why School? is a little book driven by big questions. What does it mean to be educated? What is intelligence? How should we think about intelligence, education, and opportunity in an open society? Drawing on forty years of teaching and research and "a profound understanding of the opportunities, both intellectual and economic, that come from education" (Booklist), award-winning author Mike Rose reflects on these and other questions related to public schooling in America. He answers them in beautifully written chapters that are both rich in detail and informed by an extensive knowledge of history, the psychology of learning, and the politics of education. This paperback edition includes three new chapters showing how cognitive science actually narrows our understanding of learning, how to increase college graduation rates, and how to value the teaching of basic skills. An updated introduction by Rose, who has been hailed as "a superb writer and an even better storyteller" (TLN Teachers Network), reflects on recent developments in school reform. Lauded as "a beautifully written work of literary nonfiction" (The Christian Science Monitor) and called "stunning" by the New Educator Journal, Why School? offers an eloquent call for a bountiful democratic vision of the purpose of schooling.

Das Leben und das Schreiben

Memoiren

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641054001

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

View: 9951

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„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung