Critical Strategies for Academic Thinking and Writing

ISBN-10: 031211561X

ISBN-13: 9780312115616

Edition: 3rd 1998

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Description: Critical Strategies for Academic Thinking and Writing,Third Edition, is a text and reader that gets to the heart of what is so essential for success in college but is so hard for students to develop. Based on years of research on the reading and writing demands of the college curriculum, Critical Strategiesteaches students the six thinking and writing strategies necessary for college-level work in any discipline and gives them practice with the kinds of material they'll use in their other college courses. Edited by Mal Kiniry and by Mike Rose, one of the most well known figures in composition studies, the streamlined third edition gives students more help and guidance to develop competence and confidence with academic work.

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List price: $64.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 737
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Mike Rose is a professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. He has taught in a wide range of educational settings, from elementary school to adult literacy and job training programs. He is a member of the National Academy of Education and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Grawemeyer Award in Education, and awards from the Spencer Foundation, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Modern Language Association, and the American Educational Research Association. He also received the Commonwealth Club of California's Award for Literary Excellence in Nonfiction. His books include Lives on the Boundary: The Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally Underprepared , Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America , The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker , Why School?: Reclaiming Education for All of Us , and Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education .

Preface for Instructors
Introduction for Students: Critical Strategies for Academic Situations
Defining: Negotiating Meanings
Defining across the Curriculum
Opening Problem: Defining Intelligence
Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Working Examples
A Working Example Using the Word Model
Working Examples from Political Science
A Professional Application
From Emotional Intelligence: When Smart Is Dumb
Assignments
A Language Assignment
A Word History Assignment
A Personal Essay Assignment
A Biology Assignment
A Psychology Assignment
A Genetics Assignment
A History Assignment
An Ecology Assignment
Readings: Reconsidering Intelligence
From Working Knowledge: Skill and Community in a Small Shop
The Shape of Life
From Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America
From "The Social Organization of Distributed Cognition"
From Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea
Further Assignments
Summarizing: Synthesis and Judgment
Summarizing across the Curriculum
Opening Problem: Summarizing Trends in Child Poverty
Child Poverty Is Abundant
Working Examples
A Working Example from Psychology
A Working Example from Sociology
A Working Example from Folklore
A Professional Application
The New International Division of Labor
Assignments
An Anthropology Assignment
A Biology Assignment
An Oral History Assignment
An Anthropology Assignment
An Economics Assignment
A Literature Assignment
A Composition Assignment
Readings: The Dimensions of Child Poverty
(for the Children's Defense Fund), From Wasting America's Future: The Children's Defense Fund Report on the Costs of Child Poverty
From The Welfare of Children
Poverty
On the Meaning of Plumbing and Poverty
The Lessons of Successful Programs
Further Assignments
Serializing: Establishing Sequence
Serializing across the Curriculum
Opening Problem: Constructing a Serial Account
The Lindbergh Case
Working Examples
A Working Example from Biology
Working Examples from Literature
Working Examples from History
A Professional Application
From The Alchemy of Race and Rights
Assignments
A Geography Assignment
A Criminal Studies Assignment
A Literature Assignment
A Biology Assignment
A History Assignment
An Astronomy Assignment
A Geology Assignment
Readings: Crime Stories: Constructing Guilt and Innocence
Profile of Filmmaker Errol Morris
From All the President's Men
Woburn, Science, and the Law
From Virgin or Vamp: How the Press Covers Sex Crimes
From Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American Culture
Further Assignments
Classifying: Creating and Evaluating Categories
Classifying across the Curriculum
Opening Problem: Classifying Characteristics of Immigration to the United States
Tables and Charts on Immigration to the United States, 1820-1990
Working Examples
A Working Example from Sociology
A Working Example from Public Health
A Professional Application
Five Myths about Immigration
Assignments
A Psychology Assignment
A Composition Assignment
An Anthropology Assignment
An Art Assignment
A Biology Assignment
A Sociology Assignment
A Literature Assignment
A Linguistics Assignment
Readings: U.S. Immigration Patterns
The Historical Context of Immigration
From American Immigration
From Pioneers to Eternity: Norwegians on the Prairie
From Immigrant Women in the Land of Dollars: Life and Culture on the Lower East Side, 1890-1925
From Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945
From Immigrant America: A Portrait
Further Assignments
Comparing: Assessing Similarities and Differences
Comparing across the Curriculum
Opening Problem: Comparing Two Primatologists
Conversations with a Gorilla
More Years with Mountain Gorillas
Working Examples
A Working Example from the History of Science
A Working Example from American History
A Professional Application
Probing Primate Thoughts
Assignments
A Literature Assignment
An Anthropology Assignment
An Education Assignment
A History Assignment
A Literature Assignment
A Science Assignment
Readings: Methods of Inquiry in Primate Research
How Nim Chimpsky Changed My Mind
Look Who's Talking Now
The Black Box
Not a Nice Death
From How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species
From "Ethological Studies of Chimpanzee Vocal Behavior"
Further Assignments
Analyzing: Perspectives for Interpretation
Analyzing across the Curriculum
Opening Problem: Analyzing a Short Story
The Two Grandmothers
Challenges of the Struggle for Sovereignty: Changing the World versus Writing Short Stories
Working Examples
A Working Example from Psychology
A Working Example from Biology
A Working Example from Political Science
A Professional Application
From The Caribbean: Survival, Struggle, and Sovereignty
Assignments
A Psychology Assignment
An Education Assignment
An Economics Assignment
A Science Assignment
A Literature Assignment
A Sociology Assignment
Readings: Caribbean Literature and Cultural Politics
Nation Language
From Crick Crack Monkey
From The Caribbean: Survival, Struggle, and Sovereignty
From Abeng
From A Small Place
Visiting
Further Assignments
Appendix: Assignments for Field Study
Greeting Behavior of College Students
Defining Literacy
What's Funny?
Exploring the Discourse of Your Major
Perspectives for Exploring the Discourse of Your Major
Optional Readings: Complicating the Issues
Vocationalism and the Curriculum
Gender, Language, and Pedagogy
If You Want to Be a Scholar
Academic Discourse: Community or Communities?
Tyrannical Machines
The Enriched Major
Rethinking the Cultures of Disciplines
Scholars Debate the Pros and Cons of Anonymity in Internet Discussions
Further Assignments for Exploring the Discourse of Your Major
Index of Authors and Titles
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