9780130452948

Reading and Writing in the Academic Community with 2001 APA Guidelines

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130452948

  • ISBN 10:

    0130452947

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This innovative rhetoric/reader provides an introduction to--and "extensive practice with--"the purposes, forms, and processes of academic reading and writing across the curriculum. It illustrates in detail all the steps in "the entire reading-writing process"--from reading the original source to revising the final draft--for a variety of essay types. Chapter topics include reading academic sources; learning the basic conventions: summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting; responding to sources; comparing and contrasting sources; composing other types of multiple-source essays; drawing on sources for the argument essay; analysis and evaluation; and writing research papers. The anthology of readings contains a selection of high-interest, easily read thematic sources which treat both sides of timely issues and provocative topics. For students who want to master the basic conventions of academic writing, and effortlessly execute the processes involved.

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