From Inquiry to Academic Writing with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Stuart Greene
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319114442
Release Date: 2014-12-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. First-year college students are challenged by academic culture and its ways of reading, thinking, and writing that are new to them.Composition instructors are equally challenged by having to introduce, explain, and justify academic methods and conventions to students. From Inquiry to Academic Writing aids both students and teachers with a practical and now widely proven step-by-step approach that effectively demystifies cross-curricular thinking and writing.

From Inquiry to Academic Writing A Text and Reader 2016 MLA Update Edition

Author: Stuart Greene
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319114459
Release Date: 2016-08-19
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. First-year college students are challenged by academic culture and its ways of reading, thinking, and writing that are new to them. Composition instructors are equally challenged by having to introduce, explain, and justify academic methods and conventions to students. From Inquiry to Academic Writing aids both students and teachers with a practical and now widely proven step-by-step approach that effectively demystifies cross-curricular thinking and writing. The book further includes an extensive thematic reader that brings students into interdisciplinary debates that not only bear on their college careers but also reflect larger cultural issues that they will encounter outside the academy.?

From Inquiry to Academic Writing A Text and Reader 2016 MLA Update Edition

Author: Stuart Greene
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319089658
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. First-year college students are challenged by academic culture and its ways of reading, thinking, and writing that are new to them. Composition instructors are equally challenged by having to introduce, explain, and justify academic methods and conventions to students. From Inquiry to Academic Writing aids both students and teachers with a practical and now widely proven step-by-step approach that effectively demystifies cross-curricular thinking and writing. The book further includes an extensive thematic reader that brings students into interdisciplinary debates that not only bear on their college careers but also reflect larger cultural issues that they will encounter outside the academy. The new edition of From Inquiry to Academic Writing encompasses an even greater range of academic habits and skills, with new readings for both print and digital channels that showcase the very latest interdisciplinary and cultural conversations. And now with the new edition, you can meet students where they are: online. To package LaunchPad Solo free with From Inquiry to Academic Writing, use ISBN 978-1-319-01310-3.

The Composition of Everyday Life Brief with 2016 MLA Update Card

Author: John Mauk
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305445574
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Education

Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Brief, emphasizes invention while helping student writers rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Cengage Guide to Research 2016 MLA Update

Author: Susan K. Miller-Cochran
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337280969
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Education

Help students develop the research skills they need for success in academic, career, and everyday situations with THE CENGAGE GUIDE TO RESEARCH, 3rd Edition. Recognizing that technology is a part of daily life, the authors show students how to apply the research skills they use every day (buying a car or choosing a cell phone plan, for example) to academic and professional settings. Annotated student samples, research scenarios, and Techno Tips illustrate the how and why of researching and engage students with key research technologies important to success. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

COMPACT Literature Reading Reacting Writing 2016 MLA Update

Author: Laurie G. Kirszner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337281027
Release Date: 2017-05-24
Genre: Literary Collections

Learn how to write about literature the convenient, affordable way! COMPACT LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING helps you succeed in class and make literature a part of your life. Combining a broad selection of literature with time-proven writing instruction, this reader-friendly text walks you step-by-step through the entire research and writing process, helping you learn to craft literary analyses and arguments. Demonstrating that writing about literature is a process of discovery, examination, and debate, the text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature with full coverage of critical thinking and argument. Sample chapters on fiction, poetry, and drama involve you in the variety and diversity of literature through brief, accessible works that showcase representative selections from four popular contemporary literary subgenres. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

PORTABLE Literature Reading Reacting Writing 2016 MLA Update

Author: Laurie G. Kirszner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337517775
Release Date: 2017-01-27
Genre: Literary Collections

PORTABLE LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING, Ninth Edition, includes a wide selection of essential classic and contemporary readings along with brief introductions to the literary genres, useful study questions and prompts, and a down-to-earth, accessible guide to writing about literature. This streamlined edition is an affordable, portable alternative to the full-length and compact versions of this popular Introduction to Literature text. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ideas Aims for College Writing MLA Update

Author: Tim Taylor
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134590899
Release Date: 2016-07-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"For courses in Developmental Writing. " "his version of IDEAS & Aims has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016) *" A unique aims/purposes-based developmental writing program IDEAS and Aims fulfills a growing need in classrooms for a more contemporary approach, and a different type of writing textbook specifically developed with course redesign in mind. Its consistent focus on subject, purpose, audience, and genre leads students to effectively analyze the writing situations they will encounter in their college courses and in their everyday lives. This is accomplished through the use of an easy to remember template tool called IDEAS (Interest, Details, Explanation, Audience, and Style) that helps students see writing not only as an important academic and lifelong skill. "*The 8th edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "

Writing Arguments

Author: John D. Ramage
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586506
Release Date: 2016-07-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in Argument and Research. This version of Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, Brief has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016) * Teach students to read arguments critically and to produce effective arguments Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, Brief Edition, Tenth Edition integrates four different approaches to argument: the enthymeme as a logical structure, the classical concepts of logos, pathos, and ethos, the Toulmin system, and stasis theory. Focusing on argument as dialogue in search of solutions instead of a pro-con debate with winners and losers, it is consistently praised for teaching the critical thinking skills needed for writing arguments. Major assignment chapters each focus on one or two classical stases (e.g. definition, resemblance, causal, evaluation, and policy). Each concept is immediately reinforced with discussion prompts, and each chapter ends with multiple comprehensive writing assignments. This brief version contains exemplary readings within the chapters but excludes the anthology included in the comprehensive version. Also available in a Comprehensive version (032190673X) and a Concise version (0321964284) which is a redaction of the Brief edition. * The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following. "

Read Think Write

Author: David Rothman
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134678818
Release Date: 2017-01-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For intermediate-level courses in Integrated Reading and Writing. This version of Read Think Write:True Integration Through Academic Content has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* A meaningful, content-driven approach to integrated reading and writing proficiency Read Think Write: True Integration Through Academic Content helps students develop the skills they need to achieve success in all subsequent academic courses. The authors start with an introduction to the reading, thinking, and writing processes and a detailed discussion of how students can get the most out of the text. Subsequent chapters are organized thematically, each covering an academic content area. This provides students with an immersive learning experience by building their academic vocabulary and enabling them to develop and pursue academic interests. Each discipline chapter culminates with an essay assignment that asks students to integrate skills they've learned in the chapter and ideas from the other chapter readings. Students apply these skills by reading actively, thinking about and evaluating text, identifying the topics, main ideas, and details, making inferences, and recognizing key patterns of organization and translating these reading skills into their writing equivalents to write thoughtful, effective essays. * The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the "increasing mobility of texts," MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.

Literature for Composition MLA Update

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134678702
Release Date: 2017-01-09
Genre: Literary Criticism

For courses in Literature for Composition, Writing About Literature, and Introduction to Literature. This version of Literature for Composition has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* The definitive source for composition and introduction to literature courses With an emphasis on critical thinking and argument, Literature for Composition offers superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature along with an anthology organized around eight thought-provoking themes. Throughout, the authors demonstrate that the skills emphasized in their discussions of communication are relevant not only to literature courses, but to all courses in which students analyze texts or write arguments. * The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the "increasing mobility of texts," MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.

Brief Guide to Writing from Readings A MLA Update Edition

Author: Stephen Wilhoit
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586557
Release Date: 2016-07-03
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"For college courses in Writing Across the Curriculum (Composition) and Research Writing (Composition)." "This version of A Brief Guide to Writing from Readings has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016). *" Mastering the art of critical essay writing A Brief Guide to Writing from Readings is a clear, process-oriented guide to academic writing. The guide covers the subtleties of rhetorical analysis and argumentation strategies as well as the technical aspects of writing with sources. Students will learn first to examine texts critically and then to clearly, accurately and creatively respond in essay form. In-text tools including summary charts and revision checklists help students tackle source-based essays step by step. Instructors will rely on the guide as a one-stop reference tool; students can apply their learning to any discipline, whether for class work or independent study. In the Seventh Edition, in response to student and faculty feedback, Wilhoit includes a new chapter on analyzing readings and composing analytical essays; more coverage of literary analysis and a new short story; eight academic readings; and expanded coverage of how to cite electronic sources in APA and MLA style. "*The 8th edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "

Workplace Communications

Author: George J. Searles
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134701305
Release Date: 2017-01-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in Professional Communication and Workplace Writing. This version of The Curious Writer has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* After teaching a course to college students pursuing trade careers, George Searles realized his students needed a book that focused on practical applications, rather than theory--and that explored workplace communication in a user-friendly tone. Workplace Communications: The Basics takes a down-to-earth approach to writing and communicating on the job, teaching the essentials in an accessible style appropriate for any student or course. The clear, concise nature of the book meets the needs of not only its originally intended audience, but the needs of students taking technical communication at a wide range of institutions for any major as well. The Seventh Edition retains and enhances the text's pedagogical aids, rich examples, and practical exercises, preparing students to communicate successfully in any workplace environment. * The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the "increasing mobility of texts," MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.

Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum MLA Update Edition

Author: Laurence M. Behrens
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586328
Release Date: 2016-07-21
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"For courses in Writing across the Curriculum or Writing in the Disciplines. " " "Thisversionof" " " " Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum" " " has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Effective writing skills for students of all majors and interests One of the best-selling interdisciplinary composition texts for over twenty-five years, " Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum " guides readers through the essential college-level writing skills of summary, critique, synthesis, analysis, and research. The 13th Edition is divided into three parts. Part one, Structures and Strategies, takes readers step by step through the process of writing papers based on source material, explaining and demonstrating how summaries, critiques, syntheses, and analyses can be generated from the kinds of readings individuals will encounter later in the book and throughout their academic careers. Part two, Brief Takes, bridges the gap between writing instruction and readings with a series of step-by-step exercises. The anthology in part three provides a wide range of carefully selected, cross-disciplinary readings, including two new chapters on rumor and advertising. Topics are engaging and students will appreciate how these topics correspond to their interests in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following. " "