The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319083663
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457672927
Release Date: 2013-12-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312472048
Release Date: 2008-02-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

One of the most widely adopted composition readers of all time, The Bedford Reader continues to engage and inspire students with remarkable selections, outstanding instructional material, and a unique "Writers on Writing" feature in which 50 of the book’s writers comment on their process and their work. Thorough coverage of critical reading, effective writing, and working with sources guides students, now more than ever, through their own academic writing. And an exciting visual dimension shows that rhetorical methods apply to both images and text. The Bedford Reader is a favorite of students for the Kennedys’ clarity and wit, of instructors for the flexible and realistic view of the rhetorical methods, and of both for the superior selections and perceptive commentaries by writers worth reading.

The Bedford Guide for College Writers with Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1457631024
Release Date: 2013-10-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Both reliable and innovative, The Bedford Guide for College Writers involves students in active learning, whether their writing class meets on campus or online. The guide contains a process-oriented rhetoric and a thematic reader, giving students a rich array of material that will help them develop successful college-level writing skills. Both parts provide frequent opportunities for students to experiment and apply the skills presented. Learning by Doing activities, Responding to an Image practices, and engaging assignments all help students make important writing skills their own. The Bedford Guide helps students to be the confident, resourceful, and independent writers they will need to be. The new edition extends active learning into the online environment, offering integrated e-Pages, including videos, audio segments, and visual essays that take advantage of what the Web can do.

The Brief Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457672903
Release Date: 2014-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A compact version of one of the most popular composition readers available today—at a significant savings to students—The Brief Bedford Reader provides 45 compelling readings by excellent writers and all the practical instructional material of the full-length book to connect critical reading to academic writing. The unique "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Brief Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

Going to the Source Volume 2 Since 1865

Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312448236
Release Date: 2007-09-07
Genre: History

Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.

Going to the Source Volume I To 1877

Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319027490
Release Date: 2015-12-18
Genre: History

Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich diversity of primary and secondary sources with in-depth instructions for how to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each of the main chapters familiarizes students with a single type of source — from personal letters to political cartoons — while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. A capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters provide students with all they need to become fully engaged with America’s history.

The Bedford Reader High School Edition

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319126902
Release Date: 2016-11-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader combines timeless readings with the leading voices of our day. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The unique and newly reimagined "Writers on Writing" feature connects reflections from professional writers with point-of-need advice for student writers, and the Kennedys' class-proven instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The thirteenth edition has been thoroughly revised with compelling readings, helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, and an appendix covering MLA and APA documentation.Comprehension quizzes are also available for each reading in the book when The Bedford Reader is packaged with either Writer's Help or LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers.

The Bedford Book of Genres A Guide and Reader

Author: Amy Braziller
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319058463
Release Date: 2017-12-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

From memes to resumes, fairy tales to researched arguments, in a striking full-color visual design, The Bedford Book of Genres invites students to unpack how genres work in order to experiment with their own compositions. After capturing the imagination of instructors and students in its successful first edition, the second edition incorporates extensive reviewer feedback to better teach students the rhetorical analysis skills they need to read and compose in any situation. To start the text, the Guide now includes a new Part One that lays out the book's key concepts--rhetorical situation, the elements of a genre, and multimodal composing--and a substantially revised Part Two with examples arranged by academic, workplace, and public contexts. Throughout the text, Guided Readings provide opportunities to analyze the rhetorical situations and conventions of common public and academic genres, while Guided Process sections follow the decisions that five real students made as they worked in multiple genres and media. With a range of readings from short visual arguments to longer, more complex pieces, the Reader gives students a wealth of sources, models, and inspiration for their own compositions. Now available with Launchpad for The Bedford Book of Genres, the second edition offers a compelling digital option with a complete, interactive, assignable e-book.

The Bedford Handbook

Author: Diana Hacker
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1457683032
Release Date: 2016-10-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The best college writers succeed because they practice writing, reading, thinking, and researching on a regular basis. The Bedford Handbook, Tenth Edition, fosters a culture of practice with how-to instruction for college writing tasks, with advice that allows students to pivot among disciplines, and with more print and digital activities than any other college writing resource. The tenth edition is our most practical ever. And because you have a wider range of college writers than ever before, the handbook offers more opportunities to personalize instruction and content. Adaptive quizzing, rhetorical grammar content, and a variety of flexible custom options make it easy to tailor the book to your students’ needs and your program’s needs in a way that no free Web content can. The Bedford Handbook can be packaged at a significant discount with one of two innovative digital products. Writer’s Help 2.0, Hacker Version is a complete online resource powered by smart search, which means students get the writing help they need even when they aren’t familiar with composition terms. It includes full searchable Hacker content, diagnostic tests, assigning and tracking tools, more than 300 exercises, and LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks is a robust practice platform with nearly 400 exercises, activities, and LearningCurve quizzes. No matter how you choose to use The Bedford Handbook, you can depend on publisher support for training, workshops, and the personal service you’ve come to expect from Bedford/St. Martin’s.

The Bedford Book of Genres with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Amy Braziller
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319090109
Release Date: 2016-07-18
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. In a striking full-color visual format, The Bedford Book of Genres collects compelling examples that tell stories, report information, and persuade their audiences and then invites students to unpack how they work in order to experiment with their own compositions—not only through writing, but through photography, sketching, audio recording, and other creative forms. The Guide presents a simple rhetorical framework for reading in any genre and supports students through every step of the composing process, from finding a topic and sources to choosing a genre, presenting your work, and creating an author’s statement about your composing choices. Guided Readings—in print and e-Pages—map out the rhetorical situation and conventions of common public and academic genres, while Guided Process sections follow the decisions that 5 real students made as they worked in multiple genres and media. With 16 topic clusters and a range of readings from short visual arguments to longer, more complex pieces, the Reader gives students a wealth of sources, models, and inspiration for their own compositions.

Border Crossings

Author: Catherine Cucinella
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319020143
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines


Going to the Source Volume 1 To 1877

Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312448228
Release Date: 2007-09-04
Genre: History

Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.