Invention Craft MLA 2016 UPDATE

Invention and Craft: A Guide to College Writing offers a new approach to teaching and learning in the first-year writing classroom.

Author: Ronda Leathers Dively

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 125998866X

Category: Reference

Page: 496

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Invention and Craft: A Guide to College Writing offers a new approach to teaching and learning in the first-year writing classroom. Invention and Craft draws on the relationship between the writing process and the creative process model and teaches a problem-solving, insight-driven approach to writing clearly and effectively in all genres. Its emphasis on knowledge transfer instructs students to recognize the patterns that occur within and across genres and to apply what they know to each new writing assignment. Invention and Craft offers special promise for casting students in the role of meaning-makers by pinpointing strategies for transferring knowledge—the hallmark of successful expository prose. Connect Composition supports instruction across multiple semesters and courses with interactive exercises, online learning videos, enriched ebook materials,annotation and writing tools, and much more! • LearnSmartAchieve – a continuously adaptive learning system that pinpoints students’ individual strengths and weaknesses and provides personalized support to help them master key topics and material. LearnSmart Achieve provides foundational support on key course areas such as the writing process, critical reading, the research process, reasoning and argument, grammar and common sentence problems,punctuation and mechanics, style and word choice, and multilingual writer support. • Power of Process – a critical reading and writing tool that guides students through instructor-chosen strategies and helps them engage directly with a text through highlighting, annotation, and short answer questions. • Analytics - Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.

The Composition of Everyday Life Brief with 2016 MLA Update Card

acknowledgments A textbook is a big invention workshop, and we are fortunate
to have extremely savvy collaborators. We offer our humble gratitude: to our
development editor, Stephanie Carpenter, for her powerhouse clarity, nuanced ...

Author: John Mauk

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305445574

Category: Education

Page: 768

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Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Brief, emphasizes invention while helping student writers rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.