Reading and Writing in the Online World

Reading and Writing in the Online World

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For courses in Freshman Composition-Rhetoric and English Composition.This text and its accompanying course site (available in Blackboard, WebCT, and CourseCompass) serve as a comprehensive rhetoric, reader, research guide, and handbook. It provides students with an introduction to critical reading and writing, and an overview of a variety of writing tasks-ranging from reflective essays to critical analysis to argument and persuasion assignments. Students will grow as writers and thinkers as they read and discuss controversial issues that affect them both locally and globally.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 182.88 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130415790
  • 9780130415790

Table of contents

I. LITERACY FOR AN ONLINE WORLD. 1. Reading and Writing in an Online World. 2. Literacy for the Information Age: Technical Skills. 3. Information Literacy. 4. Critical Information. II. WRITING FOR THE WORLD. 5. Writing from Personal Experience. 6. Reading and Responding. 7. Exploring Issues. 8. Solving Problems. 9. Writing to Evaluate. 10. Arguing. 11. Writing in a New Genre. Appendix: Writing for the Web.show more

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"....I am very high on the project. I can't quite bring myself to call it a "book"; it promises to be so much more than that!" - Sam Watson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte"The author creates a wonderfully flexible learning environment." - Sandra Jamieson, Drew University"To be quite honest, this is the most innovative text I have seen in quite a while Rodrigues identifies topics that should be of interest to students, but allows instructors much flexibility to structure the course themselves." - Joann Buck, Guilford Technical Community Collegeshow more