Professional and Public Writing A Rhetoric and Reader for Advanced Composition

ISBN-10: 0131838857

ISBN-13: 9780131838857

Edition: 2005

Authors: Linda S. Coleman, Robert Funk

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Book details

List price: $98.20
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Being Aware of Your Writing Practices
Chapter Preview
Reviewing the Core Elements: Purpose, Audience, Thesis, and Persona
Refining Your Purpose
Knowing Your Audience
Focusing Your Thesis
Controlling Your Persona
Conclusion
Checklist for Analyzing the Core Elements of Writing
Writer's Workshop
Writers on Writing
President in Search of a Publisher
Practicing History
Making the Truth Believable
Writer's Notebook
Being Aware of Rituals, Practices, and Habits
Chapter Preview
Writing Rituals
Composing Practices
Prewriting: Generating Content
Prewriting: Organizing Your Material
Working Habits
Drafting
Drafting Collaboratively
Revising
Editing and Proofreading
Writer's Workshop
Writers on Writing
Strengthened by a Pale Green Light
Writer's Notebook
Writer's Profile One: How Did I Become the Writer I Am?
Becoming Aware of Professional Writing Practices
Chapter Preview
Investigating the Profession
Analyzing a Discourse Community
Reflecting on Your Experiences: Asking Questions
Observing a Discourse Community
Writer's Notebook
Studying Forms of Communication
Genre
Writing Situation and Medium
Expanding the Definition: Oral and Visual Genres
Style
Design
Studying Writers in Their Environments: Primary Research
Ethnographic Research
Writer's Notebook
Getting Started on Primary Research
Ethical Considerations
Making Contacts
Keeping Things Organized
The Project Notebook
Note Taking When Interviewing and Observing
Getting Ready to Take Notes
Preparing for an Interview
Writer's Workshop
Writers on Writing
Natural Selections
Learning from Professional Writing
Chapter Preview
Tracing the Genealogy of a Profession
Writer's Notebook
Putting Your Discourse Analysis Skills to Work
Casebook of Readings: Privacy in the Information Age
Writer's Notebook
Is Privacy Still Possible in the Twenty-First Century?
Technology as Security
Balancing Security & Privacy in the Internet Age, Institute of Management & Administration
American Nursing Association Action Report: Privacy and Confidentiality, Introduced
Stop That Face!
Talk Show Telling versus Authentic Telling: The Effects of the Popular Media on Secrecy and Openness
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