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  • Chasing Literacyby Daniel Keller

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 21.00

    Arguing that composition should renew its interest in reading pedagogy and research, Chasing Literacy offers writing instructors and literacy scholars a framework for understanding and responding to the challenges posed by the proliferation of interactive and multimodal communication technologies in the twenty-first century. Employing case-study... more...

  • Story Trumps Structureby Steven James

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 18.99

    Don't limit your fiction - LIBERATE IT All too often, following the "rules" of writing can constrict rather than inspire you. With Story Trumps Structure , you can shed those rules - about three-act structure, rising action, outlining, and more - to craft your most powerful, emotional, and gripping stories. Award-winning novelist Steven James explains... more...

  • Writing across Contextsby Kathleen Blake Yancy; Liane Robertson; Kara Tacsak

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 20.00

    Addressing how composers transfer both knowledge about and practices of writing, Writing across Contexts explores the grounding theory behind a specific composition curriculum called Teaching for Transfer (TFT) and analyzes the efficacy of the approach. Finding that TFT courses aid students in transfer in ways that other kinds of composition courses... more...

  • Discursive Ideologiesby C. H. Knoblauch

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 24.00

    In Discursive Ideologies , C. H. Knoblauch argues that European rhetorical theory comprises several distinct and fundamentally opposed traditions of discourse. Writing accessibly for the upper division student, Knoblauch resists the conventional narrative of a unified Western rhetorical tradition. He identifies deep ideological and epistemological... more...

  • Upsetting Composition Commonplacesby Ian Barnard

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 21.00

    In Upsetting Composition Commonplaces , Ian Barnard argues that composition still retains the bulk of instructional practices that were used in the decades before poststructuralist theory discredited them. While acknowledging that some of the foundational insights of poststructuralist theory can be difficult to translate to the classroom, Barnard... more...

  • A New Writing Classroomby Patrick Sullivan

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 20.00

    In A New Writing Classroom , Patrick Sullivan provides a new generation of teachers a means and a rationale to reconceive their approach to teaching writing, calling into question the discipline's dependence on argument. Including secondary writing teachers within his purview, Sullivan advocates a more diverse, exploratory, and flexible approach... more...

  • Assignments across the Curriculumby Dan Melzer

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 20.00

    In Assignments across the Curriculum , Dan Melzer analyzes the rhetorical features and genres of writing assignments through the writing-to-learn and writing-in-the-disciplines perspectives. Presenting the results of his study of 2,101 writing assignments from undergraduate courses in the natural sciences, social sciences, business, and humanities... more...

  • Generation Vetby Sue Doe; Lisa Lanstraat

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 24.00

    Institutions of higher education are experiencing the largest influx of enrolled veterans since World War II, and these student veterans are transforming post-secondary classroom dynamics. While many campus divisions like admissions and student services are actively moving to accommodate the rise in this demographic, little research about this population... more...

  • The English Languageby Jack Lynch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.95

    This book provides a modern guide to English usage. Written in an enjoyable and readable tone, this will help students and writers understand the nature of the language, explaining the 'why' of the rules and what constitutes good grammar and style. more...

  • 5 Steps to a 5: Writing the AP English Essay 2016by Barbara L. Murphy; Estelle M. Rankin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 18.95

    Write a powerful AP English Essay exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide?updated for all the latest exam changes 5 Steps to a 5: Writing the AP English Essay features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This... more...