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ISBN-10: 0495802573
ISBN-13: 9780495802570
Edition: 5th 2011
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Book details

List price: $169.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.21" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Dr. Roberta Alexander is Professor Emeritus at San Diego City College. She has taught Reading, Composition, Literature, Chicano Studies, and Black Studies as well as English as a Second Language courses for the San Diego Community College District since 1974. Formerly the Department Chair of English, Chair of Chairs, and Academic Senate President, she now focuses on teaching and writing. She is the author of a series of college reading textbooks. Dr. Alexander earned her BA in Spanish Literature from University of California, Berkeley and her PhD in Comparative Literature from University of California, San Diego.

To the Instructor
To the Student
The Reading Process: Becoming a Successful Student
Working with Words: Technology and You
Main Ideas: How We Look
Unstated Main Ideas: Challenges in Education
Main Ideas and Supporting Details: Popular Culture
Supporting Details: Television in Our Society
Patterns of Organization: Families
Inferences: Coming of Age
Critical Reading: Social Connectedness and Community
Additional Readings and Exercises
Cumulative Mastery Tests
A Reader's Toolkit
Credits
Index

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