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- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 20.95
Naming What We Know examines the core principles of knowledge in the discipline of writing studies using the lens of ?threshold concepts??concepts that are critical for epistemological participation in a discipline. The first part of the book defines and describes thirty-seven threshold concepts of the discipline in entries written by some of the... more...
- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 19.95
Personal writing can be risky for anyone, but for military veterans, especially those suffering from post-traumatic stress, sharing stories can trigger painful and disturbing flashbacks. Writing is also risky for the ego. It is one thing to write a military story, especially one based on authentic experiences; it is quite another to muster the courage... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99
In this updated and expanded edition, Stewart Ferris uses his industry know-how to give you all the tips, tricks and inside knowledge you will need to become a successful writer, covering all types of writing from books to scripts and beyond. This accessible and informative guide is packed with advice to equip you with the skills you need to launch... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 17.95
"In Repurposing Composition, Shari J. Stenberg responds to the increasing neoliberal discourse of academe through the feminist practice of repurposing. In doing so, she demonstrates how tactics informed by feminist praxis can repurpose current writing pedagogy, assessment, public engagement, and other dimensions of writing education.Stenberg disrupts... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95
"Focusing on the importance of discussions about sovereignty and of the diversity of Native American communities, Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story offers a variety of ways to teach and write about indigenous North American rhetorics.These essays introduce indigenous rhetorics, framing both how and why they should be taught in US university writing... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 12.99
This book provides comprehensive advice on what to write about for children, how to write it, and how to present the work professionally for publication. It includes an easy-to-use picture book layout plan and tried and tested examples of title sheets and covering letters. It also includes everything a writer needs to know about the international... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Some of us understand place in terms of family and community, landscape, or even the weather. For others, the idea of place becomes more distinct and particular: the sound of someone humming while washing dishes, the musical cadence of a mountain accent, the smell of a tobacco field under the hot Piedmont sun. Some of North Carolina's finest writers... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 21.95
"Relocating Authority examines the ways Japanese Americans have continually used writing to respond to the circumstances of their community?s mass imprisonment during World War II. Using both Nikkei cultural frameworks and community-specific history for methodological inspiration and guidance, Mira Shimabukuro shows how writing was used privately... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2016; US$ 4.99
"Education is in crisis?at least, so we hear. And at the center of this crisis is technology. New technologies like computer-based classroom instruction, online K?12 schools, MOOCs (massive open online courses), and automated essay scoring (AES) may be our last great hope?or the greatest threat we have ever faced.In The Problem with Education Technology,... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 21.95
"Tutoring Second Language Writers, a complete update of Bruce and Rafoth?s 2009 ESL Writers, is a guide for writing center tutors that addresses the growing need for tutors who are better prepared to work with the increasingly international population of students seeking guidance at the writing center.Drawing upon philosopher John Dewey?s belief in... more...