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- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 25.95
In National Healing, author Claude Hurlbert persuasively relates nationalism to institutional racism and contends that these are both symptoms of a national ill health afflicting American higher education and found even in the field of writing studies. Teachers and scholars, even in progressive fields like composition, are unwittingly at odds with... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 22.95
No less than other divisions of the college or university, contemporary writing centers find themselves within a galaxy of competing questions and demands that relate to assessment?questions and demands that usually embed priorities from outside the purview of the writing center itself. Writing centers are used to certain kinds of assessment,... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.00
In this classroom-tested approach to writing, Brock Dethier teaches readers how to analyze and write twenty-one genres that students are likely to encounter in college and beyond. This practical, student-friendly, task-oriented text confidently guides writers through step-by-step processes, reducing the anxiety commonly associated with writing tasks.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 19.99
How well do you really know the older people in your family? And how will you make sure their stories will be preserved for generations to come? Homemade Biography is a fun and practical guide to recording a relative's story so it will never be forgotten. New York Times bestselling author Tom Zoellner, who wrote his own grandmother's biography, draws... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99
Business writing can be particularly difficult to get right and far too many people resort to deathly-dull jargon and nonsense buzz words to try to get their point across. In 26 Ways of Looking at a Blackberry , John Simmons proposes that in order to create business communication that is truly engaging, writing needs to be more expressive and adventurous.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99
These days, we all need the ability to argue a case effectively in writing. Drawing on his long experience as a leading copywriter, Lindsay Camp shows how it's done-whether the 'end product' is a glossy magazine ad , a new business proposal , a page for the company website , or just a hasty email to your boss . Engaging, entertaining and-as... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 20.00
Retention and Resistance combines personal student narratives with a critical analysis of the current approach to retention in colleges and universities, and explores how retention can inform a revision of goals for first-year writing teachers. Retention is a vital issue for institutions, but as these students? stories show, leaving college is... more...