The Longman Writer

Rhetoric, Reader, Research Guide, and Handbook

Author: Judith Nadell,John Langan,Deborah Coxwell-Teague

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134407647

Category: College readers

Page: 624

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For one- or two-semester, first-year composition - rhetoric courses. Clear, step-by-step writing instruction and ample apparatus help reveal the connection between reading and writing, while helping readers discover strategies that work for them. Bringing together equal parts product and process, The Longman Writer stresses the connection between reading and writing with an emphasis on helping readers discover what works best for them. Highly flexible, the text is designed to fit a wide range of learning styles. A supportive, conversational tone inspires readers' confidence, while numerous activities and writing assignments develop awareness of rhetorical choices and encourage readers to explore a range of composing strategies. The Longman Writer includes everything that readers need for a first-year composition course: a comprehensive rhetoric, including chapters on each stage of the writing process and discussions of the essay exam and literary paper; a reader with professional selections and student essays integrated into the rhetoric; a research guide, with information on writing and properly documenting a research paper, including up-to-date guidelines based on the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook; and a concise, easy-to-use handbook. The 10th Edition has been fully updated to provide helpful advice on academic writing, critical reading and thinking, and the recursive stages of the writing process, along with more in-depth coverage of the research process and new examples of student writing. The Longman Writer , 10th Edition is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.
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The Longman Writer, Brief Edition with MLA Guide

Author: Judith Nadell,John Langan,Linda McMeniman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321236364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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Designed for instructors who prefer to teach composition with a separate handbook or some other combination of texts, this brief edition of The Longman Writer, Fifth Edition , contains everything from the very popular full edition except the Handbook. Stu
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Longman Writer, The, Brief Edition

Author: Judith Nadell,John Langan,Deborah Coxwell-Teague

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321914330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

View: 3313

The best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. The Longman Writer with MyWritingLab draws on decades of teaching experience to integrate the best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. Emphasis on the reading-writing connection, focus on invention and revision, and attention to the fact that patterns blend in actual writing are delivered with clear, step-by-step writing instruction and extensive practice activities and assignments--more than 500 in all.
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Writing, Reading, and Research

Author: Richard Veit,Christopher Gould,Kathleen Gould

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133311172

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 2245

Broadening the traditional notion of undergraduate research, WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH thoroughly covers the essential skills for developing a research paper: analytical reading, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Presenting the process of research in a practical sequence, including separate chapters on finding, analyzing, and integrating sources, the authors illustrate each stage of the process with examples of student and professional writing. Using a flexible and goal-oriented approach, the authors have created a text that blends the best features of a theoretically informed rhetoric, an interdisciplinary reading anthology, and a research guide. WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH, Ninth Edition, provides helpful and engaging exercises, frequent opportunities to write, and many occasions for discussion and critical response. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Longman Reader, MLA Update Edition

Author: Judith Nadell,John Langan,Eliza A. Comodromos

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586434

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

View: 5938

"For courses in English Composition." "This version of The Longman Reader has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)*" "" The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance Best-seller The Longman Reader includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy plus a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper, and end with professional essays. These new and beloved professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares many of the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer. " " "* The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "
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M: Business

Author: O.C. Ferrell

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259702413

Category:

Page: 416

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The Longman Writer

Rhetoric, Reader, Research Guide, and Handbook with MyCompLab with Pearson EText

Author: Judith Nadell,John a Langan,Eliza A. Comodromos

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780205034154

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 662

View: 5203

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FORCE: Drawing Human Anatomy

Author: Mike Mattesi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315295520

Category: Art

Page: 331

View: 5067

The newest book in Michael Mattesi’s Force Drawing series takes movement to the next level. Force: Drawing Human Anatomy, explores the different facets of motion and the human body. As opposed to the memorization technique, Mattesi stresses the function of each body part and how gravity relative to different poses affects the aesthetics and form of muscle. The chapters are divided by the different parts of the body, thus allowing the reader to concentrate on mastery one body part at a time. Color coded images detail each muscle and their different angles. Special consideration is given to anatomy for animation, allowing the reader to create a character that is anatomically accurate in both stillness and motion.
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The Children's Bible in 365 Stories

Author: Mary Batchelor,John Haysom

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 9780745930688

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 416

View: 429

An illustrated collection of 365 stories retold from the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.
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Murach's C# 2015

Author: Anne Boehm,Joel Murach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781890774943

Category: Computers

Page: 908

View: 6499

This book gets you off to a fast start by showing you how to use Visual Studio 2015, C# 6.0, and the .NET 4.6 classes to develop Windows Forms applications. Next, it shows you the best techniques for developing object-oriented applications. Then, it shows you how to handle data a must in business development using data sources, ADO.NET code, and the Entity Framework for database data and LINQ for data structures like arrays and collections. Along the way, it gives you the core C# and Visual Studio skills that you need to develop any C# application whether for Windows, the web, or mobile devices. In short, No other core C# book teaches you so much, so fast, or so thoroughly.
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Elementary Statistics

A Step By Step Approach

Author: Allan Bluman

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077665805

Category: Mathematics

Page: 896

View: 1669

Elementary Statistics: A Step By Step Approach is for introductory statistics courses with a basic algebra prerequisite. The text follows a nontheoretical approach, explaining concepts intuitively and supporting them with abundant examples. In recent editions, Al Bluman has placed more emphasis on conceptual understanding and understanding results, which is also reflected in the online homework environment, Connect Math Hosted by ALEKS. Additionally step-by step instructions on how to utilize the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, Excel, and Minitab, have also been updated to reflect the most recent editions of each technology.
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Environmental Physiology of Animals

Author: Pat Willmer,Graham Stone,Ian Johnston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444309226

Category: Science

Page: 768

View: 1524

The new and updated edition of this accessible text provides a comprehensive overview of the comparative physiology of animals within an environmental context. Includes two brand new chapters on Nerves and Muscles and the Endocrine System. Discusses both comparative systems physiology and environmental physiology. Analyses and integrates problems and adaptations for each kind of environment: marine, seashore and estuary, freshwater, terrestrial and parasitic. Examines mechanisms and responses beyond physiology. Applies an evolutionary perspective to the analysis of environmental adaptation. Provides modern molecular biology insights into the mechanistic basis of adaptation, and takes the level of analysis beyond the cell to the membrane, enzyme and gene. Incorporates more varied material from a wide range of animal types, with less of a focus purely on terrestrial reptiles, birds and mammals and rather more about the spectacularly successful strategies of invertebrates. A companion site for this book with artwork for downloading is available at: www.blackwellpublishing.com/willmer/
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Invitation to Psychology,

Author: Carole Wade,Carol Tavris,Samuel R. Sommers,Lisa M. Shin

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134635914

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

View: 7185

For courses in Introductory Psychology Ask questions and be willing to wonder Invitation to Psychology, 7th Edition weaves scientific thinking and critical thinking into the fabric of psychological science. Joining longtime authors Carole Wade and Carol Tavris, new co-authors Samuel Sommers and Lisa Shin (of Tufts University) call upon their research and teaching expertise to speak to today’s students. Their contributions include expanded gender coverage as well as engaging new cultural and pop-cultural examples. By prompting students to separate fact from fiction and to distinguish wishful thinking from thinking wisely, the authors inspire students to ask questions and be willing to wonder — and help them become 21st-century thinkers. Available to package with Invitation to Psychology, 7th Edition, MyLab™ Psychology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Psychology is ideal for courses requiring robust assessments. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. 0134891848 / 9780134891842 Invitation to Psychology plus MyLab Psychology with eText – Access Card Package, 7/e Package consists of: 0134550102 / 9780134550107 Invitation to Psychology, 7/e 013470388X / 9780134703886 MyLab Psychology with eText Access Card Invitation to Psychology, 7th Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive digital learning environment that replaces the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important.
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The Interpersonal Communication Book

Author: Joseph A. DeVito

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780133753813

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 432

View: 7362

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyCommunicationLab® does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyCommunicationLab search for 0134127099 / 9780134127095 The Interpersonal Communication Book plus MyCommunicationLab for Interpersonal Communication -- Access Card Package, 14/e, which contains: 0133753816 / 9780133753813 The Interpersonal Communication Book, 14/e 0133913910 / 9780133913910 MyCommunicationLab for Interpersonal Communication Access Card MyCommunicationLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Interpersonal Communication Choices Behind Human Communication The Interpersonal Communication Book approaches the subject of communication through integrative theory, research, and hands-on methods. A threefold approach identifies important communicative concepts: choices in interpersonal situations, the theories and research that support these choices, and the communication skills necessary to effectively use these theories. The text allows readers to examine the question of how, when, and through which channels they should communicate in different contexts. The Fourteenth Edition provides the newest insights and research in person-to-person interaction, making for an up-to-date source for communication study. New features and chapter-by-chapter updates make Interpersonal Communication the most comprehensive, relevant source on the topic. Also available with MyCommunicationLab MyCommunicationLab for the Interpersonal Communication course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. And MediaShare offers an easy, mobile way for students and instructors to interact and engage with speeches, visual aids, group projects, and other files. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. The Interpersonal Communication Book, Fourteenth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.
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Short Guide to Writing about Film, Global Edition

Author: Timothy Corrigan

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 129207812X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 4549

For courses in Film Criticism, Film History, Writing for Film, or Film Appreciation. A succinct guide to thinking critically and writing precisely about film Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically. With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film can become more subtle and rigorous as part of a compositional process.
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The Little, Brown compact handbook

Author: Jane E. Aaron,Little, Brown and Company

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 424

View: 5109

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A Short Guide to Writing about Biology

Author: Jan A. Pechenik

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321984258

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 1907

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab(tm) does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for ISBN -10: 0133969894 / ISBN-13: 9780133969894 . That package includes ISBN -10: 0321984250 / ISBN-13: 9780321984258 and ISBN -10: 0133933296 / ISBN-13: 9780133933291. MyWritingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Writing Across the Curriculum or Writing About Biology. Developing the tools to effectively write about biology Teaching biology and strong writing skills simultaneously is a challenge, especially when students exhibit a range of abilities. The Ninth Edition of A Short Guide to Writing about Biology provides tools to strengthen student writing and reinforce critical thinking. Written by a prominent biologist, this best-selling guide teaches students to express ideas clearly and concisely. It emphasizes writing as a way of examining, evaluating, and refining ideas: students learn to read critically, study, evaluate and report data, and communicate with clarity. Using a narrative style, the text is its own example of good analytical writing. In this new edition, students learn how to avoid plagiarism (Ch 1 and 3), read and interpret data (Ch 3, 4 and 9), prepare effective Materials and Methods sections in research reports and more (Ch 9), and prepare manuscripts for submission (Ch 9). The text also provides advice on locating useful sources (Ch 2), maintaining laboratory and field notebooks (Ch 9), communicating with different audiences (Ch 6 and 10), and crafting research proposals (Ch 10), poster presentations (Ch 11), and letters of application (Ch 12). Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) This title is also available with MyWritingLab -- an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that provides engaging experiences for teaching and learning. Flexible and easily customizable, MyWritingLab helps improve students' writing through context-based learning. Whether through self-study or instructor-led learning, MyWritingLab supports and complements course work.
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Technical Editing

Author: Carolyn D. Rude,Angela Eaton

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780205786718

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 404

View: 8621

This market-leading text, which reflects recent changes in technology, workplace practices and the global marketplace, progresses from concepts and basic copyediting to comprehensive editing, management and production issues. The addition of Angela Eaton of Texas Tech University brings a fresh tone to her updates of content and pedagogy while retaining the authoritative voice of Carolyn Rude. Some of the text's changes include an update ot Chapter 6, "Electronic Editing," and examples about editing Web sites are found throughout the text to support the increased role of online resources in every aspect of communication. 0133937704 / 9780133937701 Technical Editing Plus MyWritingLab -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133933296 / 9780133933291 MyWritingLab Generic -- Glue in Access Card 013393330X / 9780133933307 MyWritingLab Generic -- Inside Star Sticker 0205786715 / 9780205786718 Technical Editing
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