The Longman Reader Brief Edition MLA Update Edition

Author: Judith Nadell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586425
Release Date: 2016-07-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in English Composition. This version of The Longman Reader, Brief has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance. Best-seller The Longman Reader, Brief Edition includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy as well as a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper, and end with professional essays. These professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach-from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument-and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares many of the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer. * 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.

The Longman Reader MLA Update Edition

Author: Judith Nadell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586433
Release Date: 2016-07-21
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"For courses in English Composition." "This version of The Longman Reader has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)*" "" The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance Best-seller The Longman Reader includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy plus a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper, and end with professional essays. These new and beloved professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares many of the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer. " " "* 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." "

The Longman Reader

Author: Judith Nadell
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 013386295X
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in English Composition. The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance Best-seller The Longman Reader includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy as well as a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper and revision and peer review checklists, and end with professional essays. These new and beloved professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach - from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument - and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer. Also available with MyWritingLab (tm) This title is also available with MyWritingLab - an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0133969886 / 9780133969887 The Longman Reader Plus MyWritingLab with eText - Access Card Package Package consists of: 013386295X / 9780133862959 The Longman Reader 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Inside Star Sticker MyWritingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

The Contemporary Reader

Author: Gary Goshgarian
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 0673524124
Release Date: 1996
Genre: College readers

A best-selling popular culture reader, The Contemporary Reader offers more than 70 readings taken from today's headlines to inspire the reader to write on topics that really matter to them.& *Viewpoints offer multiple sides to an issue *Reading the Blog *Culture Shock visuals *Useful writing and discussion strategies & & High interest popular culture reader inspires writing on topics of interest.& Popular US culture.&& General Interest.

The Prentice Hall Reader

Author: George Miller
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134425467
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Forming the building blocks you need for academic writing in any course. The Prentice Hall Reader helps you organize your writing around structural patterns and engage in these patterns by reading. These patterns help you organize your knowledge to see different ways in which information can be conveyed. Most commonly used in academic writing, the structural patterns will guide you through skills such as narration, description, classification, comparison, explanation, analysis, definition, and argument across all subject matter you may encounter in a classroom. These skills will extend to your academic work across subjects. The 12th Edition expands on previous editions with 43 essays. This includes 26 new essays, 11 written by students, and 27 that employ examples of the organizational strategies emphasized throughout the book, used in academic and literary texts, and visuals. Readings are chosen based on how well they demonstrate a particular pattern of organization, appeal to an audience of first-year students, and promote interesting discussion and writing activities.

The Longman Writer Brief Edition Books a la Carte Edition

Author: Judith Nadell
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321914414
Release Date: 2014-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. The Longman Writer with MyWritingLab draws on decades of teaching experience to integrate the best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. Emphasis on the reading-writing connection, focus on invention and revision, and attention to the fact that patterns blend in actual writing are delivered with clear, step-by-step writing instruction and extensive practice activities and assignments--more than 500 in all.

The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers

Author: Christopher M. Anson
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321097246
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers, 3/e, explores the connection between reading and writing, helping students develop an intuitive understanding of grammar conventions and encouraging them to adjust their writing style to meet the needs of varying audiences. A comprehensive reference to the processes of writing and research, The Longman Handbook emphasizes the reader-writer connection in two key ways. The "Read, Recognize, Revise" approach to editing grammar and style encourages students to use their own experience as readers to help them spot critical errors in their writing and to apply specific strategies from the text to correct them. In addition, the text highlights the expectations of various communities of writers and readers; emphasizing the academic community, it also includes unique coverage of the public and workplace communities. It outlines the kinds of writing students can expect to find in each, and offers guided advice on how best to write within the context of the community they are addressing. New material on oral presentations and online communication ensures that students are prepared to compose in contexts that extend from disciplines across the curriculum, to situations outside the classroom as well.

Conscious Reader the Plus MyWritingLab Access Card Package

Author: Caroline Shrodes
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0133975401
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This classic thematic anthology is widely admired for its exceptionally rich collection of essays, personal writing, fiction and poetry, and for its ground-breaking inclusion of classic and contemporary images.

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. " "

The Longman Writer

Author: Judith Nadell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134407644
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre: College readers

For one- or two-semester, first-year composition - rhetoric courses. Clear, step-by-step writing instruction and ample apparatus help reveal the connection between reading and writing, while helping readers discover strategies that work for them. Bringing together equal parts product and process, The Longman Writer stresses the connection between reading and writing with an emphasis on helping readers discover what works best for them. Highly flexible, the text is designed to fit a wide range of learning styles. A supportive, conversational tone inspires readers' confidence, while numerous activities and writing assignments develop awareness of rhetorical choices and encourage readers to explore a range of composing strategies. The Longman Writer includes everything that readers need for a first-year composition course: a comprehensive rhetoric, including chapters on each stage of the writing process and discussions of the essay exam and literary paper; a reader with professional selections and student essays integrated into the rhetoric; a research guide, with information on writing and properly documenting a research paper, including up-to-date guidelines based on the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook; and a concise, easy-to-use handbook. The 10th Edition has been fully updated to provide helpful advice on academic writing, critical reading and thinking, and the recursive stages of the writing process, along with more in-depth coverage of the research process and new examples of student writing. The Longman Writer , 10th Edition is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

A Short Guide to Writing About Art Global Edition

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292066370
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Art

The best-selling guide to writing about art Sylvan Barnet’s A Short Guide to Writing About Art guides students through every aspect of writing about art. Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools they need to present their ideas through effective writing. Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, and essay examination. New to the 11th edition is a chapter on “Virtual Exhibitions: Writing Text Panels and Other Materials.”

Longman Writer The Brief Edition

Author: Judith Nadell
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321914333
Release Date: 2014-01-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. The Longman Writer with MyWritingLab draws on decades of teaching experience to integrate the best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. Emphasis on the reading-writing connection, focus on invention and revision, and attention to the fact that patterns blend in actual writing are delivered with clear, step-by-step writing instruction and extensive practice activities and assignments--more than 500 in all.

The Little Brown Handbook MLA Update Edition

Author: H. Ramsey Fowler
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586336
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre:

"For courses in English Composition. " " "Thisversionof "The Little, Brown Handbook has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)*" The gold standard of handbooks--unmatched in accuracy, currency, and reliability " The Little, Brown Handbook " is an essential reference tool designed to help readers find the answers they need quickly and easily. While keeping pace with rapid changes in writing and its teaching, it offers the most comprehensive research and documentation available--with grammar coverage that is second to none. With detailed discussions of critical reading, media literacy, academic writing, and argument, as well as writing as a process, writing in the disciplines, and writing beyond the classroom, the 13th Edition of this handbook addresses writers of varying experience and in varying fields. "* 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.""

Strategies for Successful Writing

Author: James A. Reinking
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134678745
Release Date: 2017-01-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For first-year courses in Composition/Rhetoric. This version of Strategies for Successful Writing: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader and Handbook has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* A four-in-one guide for writing in the modes -- a rhetoric, research guide, reader, and handbook At every step of the writing process, Strategies for Successful Writing supports students as they learn to compose in the rhetorical modes. Over 100 short examples demonstrate writing concepts and strategies, so that they can recognize them more easily in the longer reading selections and apply them in their own compositions. Instruction is kept brief and to the point, so that students spend more time writing and less time reading about writing. Perfect for those seeking support for participating in academic discourse for the first time, this four-in-one guide may be the only text students will need for the composition course. * 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.

Living with Art

Author: Mark Getlein
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9781259360640
Release Date: 2015-10-16
Genre: