The Curious Writer

Author: Bruce P. Ballenger
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134120706
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For courses in First-Year Composition - Rhetoric. Puts inquiry at the heart of good writing We write to learn as much as we do to express what we already know. In his remarkably personal and engaging voice, Bruce Ballenger makes that powerful concept central to The Curious Writer, Concise Edition. The Curious Writer, Concise Edition doesn't read like a textbook or provide a formula for composing essays. Instead, it encourages students to suspend judgment, to ask questions, and to seek answers much like academics do. Yet it covers a wide range of genres beyond the academic essay-narrative, profile, review, ethnography, argument, and more-all with a distinctive approach and "personality" that is lacking in other texts. It also reinforces the assumption that genres are malleable with a new chapter on repurposing or "re-genre-ing." Students love that this book helps them learn to write by pursuing their own curiosity. Teachers appreciate that Ballenger provides ample opportunities for students to develop the habits of mind necessary to become critical thinkers and curious writers. Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) MyWritingLab is 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. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyWritingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134150791 / 9780134150796 The Curious Writer, Concise Edition Plus MyWritingLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133933296 / 9780133933291 MyWritingLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card 013393330X / 9780133933307 MyWritingLab without Pearson eText -- Inside Star Sticker 0134120701 / 9780134120706 The Curious Writer, Concise Edition

The Curious Writer Brief Books A La Carte Plus Revel Access Card Package

Author: Bruce Ballenger
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134495118
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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. The Curious Writer, Brief Edition, Books A La Carte doesn't read like a textbook or provide a formula for composing essays. Instead, it encourages students to suspend judgment, to ask questions, and to seek answers much like academics do. Yet it covers a wide range of genres beyond the academic essay-narrative, profile, review, ethnography, argument, and more-all with a distinctive approach and "personality" that is lacking in other texts. It also reinforces the assumption that genres are malleable with a new chapter on repurposing or "re-genre-ing." 013449511X / 9780134495118 The Curious Writer, Brief, Books a la Carte Plus REVEL -- Access Card Package 5/e Package consists of: 0134121449 / 9780134121444 The Curious Writer Brief, Books a la Carte Edition 0134243307 / 9780134243306 REVEL for The Curious Writer -- Access Card

The Curious Writer

Author: Bruce P. Ballenger
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780205876648
Size: 11.25 MB
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- This Concise abbreviation of The Curious Writer offers an inquiry-driven approach, a focus on the connections between personal and academic writing, and a personal voice that engages and motivates students. The Curious Writer emphasizes inquiry as both a method of discovery and learning and a driving force behind the writing process. The book operates on the principle that writers who begin with questions, rather than answers, achieve better results in their work. It treats research, revision, and critical reading skills (of both texts and visuals) as organic components of every writing process. Each of the eight writing assignment chapters offers integrated coverage of these three key activities and also provides special attention digital tools for invention and research. Offering a unique, entertaining, and personal author voice, The Curious Writer is sure to grab students' interest and motivate them to write. In just ten chapters, the Concise Edition encourages students to use writing as a tool of discovery while composing and revising their own reviews, proposals, and critical, personal, argumentative and research essays.

The Elements Of Style

Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143112723
Size: 26.47 MB
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Offers advice on improving writing skills and promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity.

Handbook For Academic Authors

Author: Beth Luey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521194989
Size: 66.12 MB
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Whether you are a graduate student seeking to publish your first article, a new Ph.D. revising your dissertation for publication, or an experienced author working on a new monograph, textbook, or digital publication, Handbook for Academic Authors provides reliable, concise advice about selecting the best publisher for your work, maintaining an optimal relationship with your publisher, submitting manuscripts to book and journal publishers, working with editors, navigating the production process, and helping to market your book. It also offers information about illustrations, indexes, permissions, and contracts and includes a chapter on revising dissertations and one on the financial aspects of publishing. The book covers not only scholarly monographs but also textbooks, anthologies, multiauthor books, and trade books. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to align with new technological and financial realities, taking into account the impact of digital technology and the changes it has made in authorship and publishing.

Environmental Biology

Author: Mike Calver
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521679826
Size: 49.45 MB
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Environmental Biology offers a fresh approach to the topic in demonstrating how biological principles are applied to solve environmental problems.

Focus On College Success

Author: Constance Staley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337097160
Size: 20.79 MB
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With increased attention to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, productivity, financial literacy, alternative presentation e-tools, and new career planning strategies, the fifth edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences you bring to the college classroom and guides you to build your motivation and increase your focus. Because of its engaging, relevant style that speaks to readers directly, 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you read about them), many are not. Written by a leader in the field of motivation and focus, the text covers topics, tools, and techniques that will deliver results. By learning these skills early on, you can avoid many of the pitfalls which cause so many students to stumble. All of the book's exercises and activities are designed to help you learn more about yourself and help you focus on what you need to do to succeed. Going well beyond college, these lessons will help you in your career and your personal life. Specific tools help you make self-discoveries and chart your progress through the text. Did you know that your odds of completing college successfully go up after you take a college success course? That makes FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS a no-brainer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Workplace Communications

Author: George J. Searles
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134701301
Size: 66.46 MB
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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.

Cordelia S Honor

Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
Publisher: Baen Books
ISBN: 0671578286
Size: 15.80 MB
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In this two-part story, Cordelia Naismith, made an outcast after being forced into marriage with her arch enemy, finds further trouble when her husband is made the guardian of the infant heir to the imperial throne

Elements Of Style

Author: William Strunk Jr.
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1329992601
Size: 49.44 MB
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