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Essentials of Teaching Academic Writing

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ISBN-10: 0618230130

ISBN-13: 9780618230136

Edition: 2006

Authors: Joy M. Reid, Patricia Byrd

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Essentials of Teaching Academic Writing provides theoretical and practical information for instructors teaching writing skills. Written by a scholar-teacher, this brief, well-organized book provides instructors with highly focused help in developing their own knowledge and teaching skills. The text helps instructors design academic programs, teach academic oral communication, develop syllabi, and establish grading-policies. As part of the 20-book Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success series, this text is available for purchase by individual teachers or programs to use in conjunction with College Writing 1–4.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 8/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Before the Class Begins
Analyzing a Writing Program & Preparing for Your First Class
Knowing Your Student Population: An In-Depth Analysis of EAP Writing Students
Resident Student Writing Problems
Resident Student Errors and Error Gravity
Possibilities for the First Two Weeks of Class
Analyzing Student Writing
Students Revising Their Writing
Selecting Short Activities and Projects
Setting the Themes of the Course
Classroom Method and Activities
Applications of General and Specific Teaching: Essay Maps and Summaries
Developing and Assigning Writing Tasks
Teaching ESL EAP Students Research Strategies
Responding to and Evaluating Student Writing
Opportunities for Feedback on Student Writing
Preparing to Respond to Student Writing
Responding to Student Writing
Final Drafts: Getting Ready to Evaluate/Assess Student Writing
Evaluating Student Writing
Returning Evaluated Papers
A Final Note: Teaching Grammar in the Composition Classroom