Writing 2009 A Manual for the Digital Age

ISBN-10: 1428290303

ISBN-13: 9781428290303

Edition: 2008 (Revised)

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List price: $74.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1168
Size: 7.50" wide x 7.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Stephen Elliott has been a scientist at Chiang Mai University since 1986, where he teaches courses on wildlife conservation and tropical plant ecology. David Blakesley is the director of Wildlife Landscapes, an ecological consultancy based in the UK which is involved with habitat restoration of temperate and tropical ecosystems. Kate Hardwick has a PhD in restoration ecology from the University of Wales and works in the restoration ecology team at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Jeff Hoogeveen is a professor and the Director of the Composition Program at Lincoln University. He teaches composition, advanced writing and film courses.

Managing Your Writing
Writing and Rhetoric in Context
Planning Your Writing Projects
Invention and Inquiry
Drafting and Shaping Content
Developing Paragraphs
Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
Reading And Writing Critically
Understanding Academic Genres
Reading Critically
Reading Literature Critically
Reading Images Critically
Writing Arguments
Writing for Business and the Workplace
Writing on the Spot: Essay Examinations
Conducting Research
Conceptualizing the Research Project
Online Research
Library and Field Research
Using Information Effectively
Research and Plagiarism in the Digital Age
Citing Sources
Citing Sources in MLA Style
Citing Sources in APA Style
Citing Sources in CMS Style
Citing Sources in CSE Style
Using CGOS Citations for Online Sources
Designing And Presenting Information
Using Visuals to Inform and Persuade
Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design for Writers
Designing Interactive Oral Presentations
Writing In Digital Spaces
Reading and Writing Email Purposefully
Networking with Others on the Web
Writing and Rhetoric on the Web
Designing Simple Web Pages
Designing Complex Websites
Multimedia Composing
Making Choices About Style
Sentences in Context
Coordination and Subordination
Concise Sentences
Variety and Emphasis
Effective Word Use
Language and Diverse Audiences
Understanding And Revising Sentences
Parts of Speech and Sentence Structure
Run-Ons and Comma Splices
Subject-Verb Agreement
Adjectives, Adverbs, and Modifying Phrases
Punctuating With PURPOSE
End Punctuation: Defining Sentence Types and Boundaries
Commas: Defining Boundaries within Sentences
Semicolons: Expressing Equal Relationships among Closely Related Ideas
Colons: Introducing Explanations and Quotations
Apostrophes: Showing Possession and Forming Contractions
Quotation Marks: Attributing Words to People and Conveying Tone
Other Punctuation Marks
Understanding Mechanics
Spelling and Hyphens
Grammar For Multilingual Writers
ESL Writing for Academic Purposes
Nouns and Articles
Verbs and Verbals
English Sentence Structure
Glossary of Technology and Web Terms
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
Glossary of Usage
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