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ISBN-10: 0618133968

ISBN-13: 9780618133963

Edition: 2004

Authors: Randall VanderMey

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List price: $53.55
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Randall VanderMey (Ph.D. University of Iowa, M.F.A. Iowa Writers' Workshop, M.A. University of Pennsylvania) is an associate professor in the Department of English at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He also has taught composition, literature, and technical writing at Iowa State University, Dordt College, and the University of Iowa. He is a contributing editor and creative consultant for Write Source. VanderMey has received numerous fellowships, grants, and awards for his teaching and poetry. He has published two books of poems, GROWING SOUL: A SONG CYCLE, GOD TALK, and CHARM SCHOOL: FIVE WOMEN OF THE ODYSSEY, as well as a commissioned biography, MERIZON: THE GREAT JOURNEY.

Preliminary Contents
Note: Each chapter in the Student' Guide to Writing section begins with Guidelines and concludes with Assignments/Application
Each chapter in the Strategies and Models section begins with an Overview and concludes with Guidelines and Activities Student'S Guide To Writing
Reading, Thinking, and Writing
Critical Reading
Critical Thinking
The Writing Process
Getting Started Understand the Writing Assignment Explore Possible Topics Collect Information
Planning Find a Focus Develop a Plan or an Outline Choose a Method of Development
Drafting Generate an Opening Develop the Middle Shape a Closing Choose a Title
Revising Whole-Paper Issues
Paragraph Issues
Revise Collaboratively
Checklist: Revising
Editing and Proofreading
Edit for Style
Edit for Sentence
Effectiveness Edit for Word Choice
Proofread for Correctness
Checklist: Editing and Proofreading
Designing and Submitting Format Your Paper
Prepare a Final Copy
The College Essay
One Writer's Process
Getting Started
Editing and Proofreading
Designing and Submitting Strategies And Models
Narrative and Descriptive Writing
Personal Narrative Student Models
"Mzee Owitti,"
Professional Model
"One Remembers What One Loves,"
Personal Essay Student Models
"Let's Kill Cute,"
"Like a Girl,"
"None of This Is Fair,"
Description of a Person, a Place, or an Event Student Models
"He Knew,"
"The Stream in the Ravine,"
"Beyond the End of the Road,"
"That Morning on the Prairie,"
"Who Shot Johnny?"
Analytical Writing
Cause and Effect Student Models
"Life-Threatening Stress,"
"Adrenaline Junkies,"
"A New Vision for America,"
Comparison and Contrast Student Models
"Seeing the Light,"
"Beyond Control,"
"A Fear Born of Sorrow"
"Like Mexicans,"
Classification and Division Student Models
"Weight Lifting 101,"
"Three Family Cancers,"
"Four Ways to Talk About Literature,"
Process Student Model
"Wayward Cells,"
"Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow,"
"Code Blue--The Process,"
Problem and Solution Student Models
"Responding to Dementia,"
"Preparing for Agroterror,"
"Ring Leader,"
Definition Student Models
"The Gullible Family,"
"A Few of My Favorite Things,"
"Code Blue: The Story,"
Persuasive Writing
Essay of Persuasion Student Models
"Second Language Education Must Start Early,"
"If We Are What We Wear, What Are We?"
"Demystifying Multiculturalism,"
"I Have a Dream,"
Position Paper Student Models
"Evening the Odds,"
"To Drill or Not to Drill,"
"Tattling Stinks?"
"In Defense of Animals,"
Essay of Argumentation Student Models
"Too Much of a Good Thing,"
"An Apology for Ms. Barbie D. Doll,"
"Soul of a Citizen,"
Report Writing
Observation Report Student Models
"The Beach,"
"Revelation in Santo Domingo,"
Interview Report Student Models
"Lambie's Limousines,"
"The Dead Business,"
"Undercoating Safety Incident,"
Experiment or Lab Report Student Models
"Analysis of Large and Medium Tree Populations,"
"Biosynthesis of Ethanol,"
"Investigation of Cockroach Infestation,"
Special Forms of Writing
Writing About Literature and the Arts Student Models
"The Truth in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried,' (novel)
"Looking at The Darking Thrush," (poem)
"Sigur Ros, Agaetis Byrjun," (album)
"Wonder of Wonders: The Lord of Rings,"
"Tragic Lessons," (novel)
Writing Across the Curriculum
Taking Essay Tests
Writing for the Workplace
Writing for the Web
Preparing Oral Presentations Research
Research and Writing
Writing the Research Paper Student Models
"UN Sanctions and the Suffering of Iraq's People," (MLA), Troy Schemper
Running on Empty," (APA), Thomas Delany
Managing a Research Project
Conducting Library and Internet Research
Documentation and Format Style
MLA Documentation Form
APA Documentation Form Handbook
Understanding Grammar
Marking Punctuation
Checking Mechanics
Using the Right Word
Constructing Sentences
Avoiding Sentence Errors
Subject-Verb Agreement
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Shifts in Sentence Structure
Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Ambiguous Wording Nonstandard Language
Special ESL Issues
Count and Noncount Nouns
Definite and Indefinite Articles
Omitted Subjects, Verbs, and Expletives
Repeated Subjects, Objects, and Adverbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Placement of Adjectives and Adverbs
Present and Past Participles
Conditional Sentences Usage and Mixed Pairs
Idiomatic Expressions
Nonstandard Language Credits
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