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A Community Of Readers 8th Edition

Taking your skills to the next level, Alexander/Jarrell's A COMMUNITY OF READERS: A THEMATIC APPROACH TO READING, Eighth Edition, helps you engage in all steps of the reading and learning process: reading, discussing and reflecting, writing and critical thinking. The unique PRO system -- Prepare to Read, Read Actively and Reflect, and Organize to Learn -- provides a concrete learning process that helps you examine fact and opinion, understand bias, identify main and supporting ideas, write effectively and much more. Each chapter also introduces a key reading skill, such as analyzing vocabulary or inferences, while focusing on a single theme to help you dig more deeply into the subject. Themes include college success, food, the environment and technology. An e-book version includes the MindTap digital learning solution, giving you a wealth of anywhere, anytime learning resources. Read More

Roberta Alexander| Jan Jarrell

©2021

The Purposeful Argument 3rd Edition

Written for today's diverse student body, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, empowers you with essential negotiating skills for everyday life -- tools that will serve you well wherever your career takes you. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. The text equips you to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments: school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer and concerned citizen. It provides thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches and emphasizes the value of understanding the opposition, aiming for the middle ground and using a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of current issues. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Harry Phillips| Patricia Bostian

©2021

The Purposeful Argument 3rd Edition

Written for today's diverse student body, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, empowers you with essential negotiating skills for everyday life -- tools that will serve you well wherever your career takes you. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. The text equips you to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments: school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer and concerned citizen. It provides thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches and emphasizes the value of understanding the opposition, aiming for the middle ground and using a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of current issues. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Harry Phillips| Patricia Bostian

©2021

A Community Of Readers 8th Edition

Taking your skills to the next level, Alexander/Jarrell's A COMMUNITY OF READERS: A THEMATIC APPROACH TO READING, Eighth Edition, helps you engage in all steps of the reading and learning process: reading, discussing and reflecting, writing and critical thinking. The unique PRO system -- Prepare to Read, Read Actively and Reflect, and Organize to Learn -- provides a concrete learning process that helps you examine fact and opinion, understand bias, identify main and supporting ideas, write effectively and much more. Each chapter also introduces a key reading skill, such as analyzing vocabulary or inferences, while focusing on a single theme to help you dig more deeply into the subject. Themes include college success, food, the environment and technology. An e-book version includes the MindTap digital learning solution, giving you a wealth of anywhere, anytime learning resources. Read More

Roberta Alexander| Jan Jarrell

©2021

Pocket Guide To APA Style 7th Edition

Perrin's POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 7th Edition, is your essential tool for writing research papers in every course you take. Concise yet thorough, the POCKET GUIDE presents straightforward explanations, annotated examples and margin notes that help you write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Student-friendly organization, quick-reference indexing and a convenient spiral design make it easier to use than the APA Manual. Expansive, up-to-date coverage of electronic sources prepares you to evaluate and use internet references correctly in your research, while new guidelines help you appropriately incorporate footnotes. An appendix on annotated bibliographies provides guidance plus plenty of examples. Also available: MindTap English. Read More

Robert Perrin

©2021

Readings For Writers 16th Edition

From helping you find your voice to guiding you on the latest MLA and APA documentation guidelines, READINGS FOR WRITERS is designed to help you become a more successful writer. Throughout the text, the authors offer helpful commentary, practical tips and suggestions, real student essays, and other writing tools that you can use for any assignment. But even more importantly, they present over 60 readings from a variety of genres and authors that will inspire and inform your writing as you learn what good writing is, and how to create it on your own. Read More

Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell| Anthony C. Winkler

©2020

Readings For Writers (With APA 2019 Update Card) 16th Edition

From helping you find your voice to guiding you on the latest MLA and APA documentation guidelines, READINGS FOR WRITERS is designed to help you become a more successful writer. Throughout the text, the authors offer helpful commentary, practical tips and suggestions, real student essays, and other writing tools that you can use for any assignment. But even more importantly, they present over 60 readings from a variety of genres and authors that will inspire and inform your writing as you learn what good writing is, and how to create it on your own. Read More

Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell| Anthony C. Winkler

©2020

Becoming Rhetorical 1st Edition

In your courses and career, you will compose essays, reports, photos, graphics, web pages, and more. BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the tools and the training you need to create successful communications in all of these formats and in different situations. First you will learn tools of analysis -- ways to investigate different aspects of a situation that will guide you to respond in the best possible way. Then you will learn how to draw on the specific capabilities of each medium of composition -- words, still images, sounds, video -- to create compositions that affect your audience in the ways you intend. As you learn to analyze and compose, you will read examples annotated by the author to show you exactly how it is done, and practice on projects large and small. Whether you have to design a brochure or make a video, BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the foundations to make it work. Read More

Jodie Nicotra

©2019

A Guide To MLA Documentation 10th Edition

Briefer, more affordable, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, this popular guide features the current MLA standards and principles, new annotated examples, and an expanded guide to citing online resources. You'll appreciate the Guide's numerous examples, a sample research paper, and helpful hints on such topics as evaluating resources and avoiding plagiarism. Read More

Joseph F. Trimmer

©2019

Harbrace Essentials 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers, extensive MLA and APA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Writing Analytically 8th Edition

Learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well--and this book shows you how. WRITING ANALYTICALLY leads you through the process of analysis and synthesis and helps you to generate original, well-developed ideas. Whether you're already a confident writer or someone who feels stranded amidst your notes and sources--waiting for the light bulb of inspiration to rescue you--this book will help you improve your skills. It's built on a series of tools for thinking that proceed step-by-step. Applying the tools will enable you to see more and arrive at better ideas about whatever you're analyzing. You'll learn to determine which details are important in your subject, how to go about figuring out why they are important, and most important, how to talk and write about what they mean. Read More

David Rosenwasser| Jill Stephen

©2019

An Introduction To Language 11th Edition

Whether you are studying education, languages, cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, English, or teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, 11th Edition, offers the information you need in a clear and descriptive manner that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics. This edition retains the blend of humor and broad coverage that have made the text a perennial best seller, while adding up-to-date information and new research that render each topic fresh, engaging, and current. Read More

Victoria Fromkin| Robert Rodman| Nina Hyams

©2019

Harbrace Essentials With Resources Writing In The Disciplines 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS WITH RESOURCES FOR WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers in a variety of disciplines, extensive MLA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Brief 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Brief, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With more than 50 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Concise 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Concise, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With 36 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

Sentence-Combining Workbook 5th Edition

You've heard that "practice makes perfect," yes? Practice definitely leads to improvement and builds confidence--and that's why this workbook is useful. SENTENCE-COMBINING WORKBOOK uses sentence-combining techniques to help you develop confidence in your writing. Each unit focuses on a sentence-level element followed by exercises involving a factual topic or story. You'll get the practice you need to communicate your ideas in clear and interesting sentences. You'll also develop the strength of your writing overall--and that's a good thing. Read More

Pam Altman| Mari Caro| Lisa Metge-Egan| Leslie Roberts| Paige Wilson

©2019

Grassroots With Readings 12th Edition

Want to learn the skills that colleges value and employers want? You can, with GRASSROOTS, 12th Edition and its digital learning tools. Author Susan Fawcett has successfully guided over three million students to become better writers, helping them in turn earn better grades in their courses across the curriculum. This book's clear instruction, relevant examples, engaging practices, eye-catching visuals and samples of first-rate student writing will help you, too. You'll find tips to make you a better reader and intriguing professional readings as well as practices and visual images on subjects that students asked for, like robotics, career opportunities and traits of successful people. Read More

Susan Fawcett

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 2 connects the reading and writing processes, showing how they reinforce one another. By reading high-interest professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. The book will also show you how these skills will help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

Building reading and writing skills doesn't have to be an intimidating experience. Let this book be your guide. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 1 connects the reading and writing processes so that they reinforce one another. By reading interesting professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. You'll also learn how these skills can help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Thinking Critically 12th Edition

Become a more sophisticated thinker with THINKING CRITICALLY, which teaches you a surefire process for developing the thinking abilities you need for academic and career success. First, you'll build your confidence by learning and practicing basic skills related to your personal experiences. Next, you'll progress to the types of reasoning skills required for abstract contexts -- such as your academic courses. Activities and writing assignments invite your active participation and prompt you and your peers to critically examine each other's thinking. Thought-provoking and current readings from a wide variety of thinkers engage you in thinking about complex issues from different perspectives. Along the way, monitor your own progress as a critical thinker with self-assessment activities. Read More

John Chaffee

©2019

AE An Introduction To Language 11th Edition

AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE, 11th Edition, offers an entirely up-to-date look at language studies and linguistics in today's world. Written from the ground up as if it were a first edition, the book is fresh, modern, and reflective of the current state of the field. At the same time, it maintains the acclaimed light, friendly, readable style and the breadth of coverage that have made it a perennial best seller. The authors examine grammatical subjects (e.g., morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology), childhood language development and adult secondary language acquisition, and the tremendous leap in knowledge achieved in neurolinguistics. Read More

Victoria Fromkin| Robert Rodman| Nina Hyams

©2019

Grassroots With Readings 12th Edition

Want to learn the skills that colleges value and employers want? You can, with GRASSROOTS, 12th Edition and its digital learning tools. Author Susan Fawcett has successfully guided over three million students to become better writers, helping them in turn earn better grades in their courses across the curriculum. This book's clear instruction, relevant examples, engaging practices, eye-catching visuals and samples of first-rate student writing will help you, too. You'll find tips to make you a better reader and intriguing professional readings as well as practices and visual images on subjects that students asked for, like robotics, career opportunities and traits of successful people. Read More

Susan Fawcett

©2019

Becoming Rhetorical 1st Edition

In your courses and career, you will compose essays, reports, photos, graphics, web pages, and more. BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the tools and the training you need to create successful communications in all of these formats and in different situations. First you will learn tools of analysis -- ways to investigate different aspects of a situation that will guide you to respond in the best possible way. Then you will learn how to draw on the specific capabilities of each medium of composition -- words, still images, sounds, video -- to create compositions that affect your audience in the ways you intend. As you learn to analyze and compose, you will read examples annotated by the author to show you exactly how it is done, and practice on projects large and small. Whether you have to design a brochure or make a video, BECOMING RHETORICAL gives you the foundations to make it work. Read More

Jodie Nicotra

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Brief (With APA 2019 Update Card) 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Brief, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With more than 50 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

Writing Analytically (With APA 2019 Update Card) 8th Edition

Learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well--and this book shows you how. WRITING ANALYTICALLY leads you through the process of analysis and synthesis and helps you to generate original, well-developed ideas. Whether you're already a confident writer or someone who feels stranded amidst your notes and sources--waiting for the light bulb of inspiration to rescue you--this book will help you improve your skills. It's built on a series of tools for thinking that proceed step-by-step. Applying the tools will enable you to see more and arrive at better ideas about whatever you're analyzing. You'll learn to determine which details are important in your subject, how to go about figuring out why they are important, and most important, how to talk and write about what they mean. Read More

David Rosenwasser| Jill Stephen

©2019

Harbrace Essentials With Resources Writing In The Disciplines (With APA 2019 Update Card) 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS WITH RESOURCES FOR WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers in a variety of disciplines, extensive MLA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Harbrace Essentials (With APA 2019 Update Card) 3rd Edition

Grab it and go! HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition answers all of your essential writing questions in one easy-to-navigate, easy-to-carry handbook. Inside, you'll find brief yet thorough explanations of important grammar, style, mechanics and punctuation topics. You'll also find model student papers, extensive MLA and APA citation examples and more. Read More

Cheryl Glenn| Loretta Gray

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 2 connects the reading and writing processes, showing how they reinforce one another. By reading high-interest professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. The book will also show you how these skills will help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

Fusion 3rd Edition

Building reading and writing skills doesn't have to be an intimidating experience. Let this book be your guide. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 1 connects the reading and writing processes so that they reinforce one another. By reading interesting professional and student writing models, you'll learn the vital reading skills to comprehend college-level content. You'll also learn how these skills can help you produce the kinds of thoughtful writing assignments expected of you in your future courses. Read More

Dave Kemper| Verne Meyer| John Van Rys| Patrick Sebranek

©2019

The Composition Of Everyday Life, Concise (With APA 2019 Update Card) 6th Edition

Encouraging you to be an inventive thinker and writer, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Concise, connects the act of writing to your daily life. It helps you to uncover meaning, rethink the world around you and invent ideas. With 36 reading selections by both professional and student writers, this book is designed to help you develop focused and distinctive academic essays. It gives you great preparation for the reading and writing activities you'll encounter throughout your college experience and beyond. Read More

John Mauk| John Metz

©2019

The College Writer 6th Edition

Combining streamlined instruction in the writing process with an accessible style, THE COLLEGE WRITER is your all-in-one writing resource. Throughout the text, samples of student and professional writing in different disciplines and from different career paths highlight important features of effective writing and help you craft papers for all of your courses. A research guide, including the most current MLA and APA documentation guidelines, helps you meet all the expectations of your academic projects. Learning Outcomes in each chapter show you the key concepts you'll be expected to know. Read More

John Van Rys| Verne Meyer| Randall VanderMey| Patrick Sebranek

©2018

The Writer's Workplace 11th Edition

THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE: BUILDING COLLEGE WRITING SKILLS has helped more than half a million students like you work their way towards rewarding careers in a variety of fields. Sandra Scarry and John Scarry present writing instruction that is clear and engaging, with step-by-step explanations to help you become a stronger, more confident writer. The result of many years of classroom teaching and research, this comprehensive and time-tested resource reflects the authors' understanding that every student has a unique point of view and voice, which is highlighted by the diverse and current examples and exercises found throughout the text. Begin your journey to becoming a more successful and confident writer today with THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE! Read More

Sandra Scarry| John Scarry

©2018

Evergreen 11th Edition

EVERGREEN, which has brought success to thousands of students across the country, takes you through the writing process step by step. The book provides you with clear instructions, numerous models of student writing, helpful diagrams and visuals, and plenty of practice exercises. This edition includes a new focus on improving your papers through writing better thesis statements. Photographs accompany and enhance the readings and encourage thoughtful consideration of advertisements, websites, and illustrations. Twenty readings at the end of the book, by authors who represent many different backgrounds and ethnic groups, discuss topics as diverse as multitasking, creating apps, preparing for the zombie apocalypse, and more. Read More

Susan Fawcett

©2018

Keys For Writers, Spiral Bound Version 8th Edition

Offering a wealth of examples, tips, and tools, KEYS FOR WRITERS, 8e, is an easy-to-use resource for improving your writing for all of your coursework -- as well as your career. Color-coded tabs allow you to quickly find answers to your grammar and writing questions. The visual Critical Thinking Framework enables you to read, write, and research with better results, and Key Examples help you compare strong versus weak ways of applying critical thinking. Sample student papers provide excellent models of writing in different disciplines, while the new Assignment Guide provides steps for writing in 15 common genres you might encounter in your academic and professional career. Completely up to date with the latest MLA guidelines, the eighth edition also highlights the importance of writing in such careers as nursing, accounting, law, IT, and more. Read More

Ann Raimes| Susan K. Miller-Cochran

©2018

The Essentials Of Writing 2nd Edition

THE ESSENTIALS OF WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS is a brief writing guide that teaches you ten core concepts you need to learn to become a sophisticated writer. It also offers you practical advice about analytical and argumentative writing, developing an academic writing style, synthesizing ideas, designing documents, conducting research, and evaluating and documenting sources. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2018

Pocket Guide To APA Style, Spiral Bound Version 6th Edition

The POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 6th Edition is your essential tool for writing research papers in every course you take. Concise and thorough, the POCKET GUIDE offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help you write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. This practical resource is less expensive and easier to use than the APA Manual. It also includes extensive and up-to-date coverage of electronic sources, preparing you to evaluate and use Internet references correctly in your research. Read More

Robert Perrin

©2018

Research Strategies For A Digital Age 5th Edition

Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps you develop research skills critical to today's online environment -- skills that will serve you well for a lifetime. This text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. The author introduces you to research by beginning in the academic library: Using online discovery tools to search in a controlled environment with credible sources helps you to develop and sharpen your research and analytical skills before expanding your search into the vast (and sometimes questionable) resources of the Web. You'll find practical guidance about how to incorporate and document resources skillfully and with academic integrity, as well as insightful examples, illustrations, and tips to help you get the most from today's wealth of online material. Read More

Bonnie Tensen

©2018

Pocket Keys For Writers, Spiral Bound Version 6th Edition

Get big writing help in a small package with POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS. Based on the authors' research and experience in the college writing classroom, this book offers everything you need to improve your writing. The sixth edition features three new extended examples to help you build important critical thinking skills that will serve you well in your college writing and beyond. From navigating the research process to understanding the mechanics of writing and using punctuation to finding and documenting print and electronic source materials, POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS assembles concise and practical information in one clear, easy-to-use handbook that you'll find yourself turning to again and again. Read More

Ann Raimes| Susan K. Miller-Cochran

©2018

The Writer’S Workplace With Readings 9th Edition

THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE WITH READINGS: BUILDING COLLEGE WRITING SKILLS has helped more than half a million students like you work their way towards rewarding careers in a variety of fields. Sandra Scarry and John Scarry present writing instruction that is clear and engaging, with step-by-step explanations to help you become a stronger, more confident writer. The result of many years of classroom teaching and research, this comprehensive and time-tested resource reflects the authors' understanding that every student has a unique point of view and voice, which is highlighted by the diverse and current examples and exercises found throughout the text. Begin your journey to becoming a more successful and confident writer today with THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE! Read More

Sandra Scarry| John Scarry

©2018

Writing 2nd Edition

WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS is designed to help you acquire the fundamental understanding that you need to become an effective writer, and to give you practice in applying ten core concepts across different writing tasks. Handy ten-step writing guides use the core concepts to help you effectively manage various types of writing that you will encounter in college and beyond. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2018

The New Harbrace Guide 3rd Edition

Every time you have to write in a college course or on the job, the situation is going to be different from the one before -- and at times, dramatically different. How can you approach the unique requirements of each situation with finesse and flair? This book will teach you a core set of strategies you can use to investigate any rhetorical situation and to decide on the best way to achieve your purpose for writing to a particular audience at a particular time. Renowned expert Cheryl Glenn shares these strategies and gives you detailed, step-by-step guides to different forms of writing. Read More

Cheryl Glenn

©2018

The College Writer 6th Edition

Combining streamlined instruction in the writing process with an accessible style, THE COLLEGE WRITER, BRIEF, is your all-in-one writing resource. Throughout the text, samples of student and professional writing in different disciplines and from different career paths help you write papers for all of your courses. A research guide, including the most current MLA and APA documentation guidelines, helps you meet all the expectations of your academic projects. Learning Outcomes in each chapter show you the key concepts you'll be expected to know. Read More

John Van Rys| Verne Meyer| Randall VanderMey| Patrick Sebranek

©2018

The Least You Should Know About English 13th Edition

Master the basics of writing with THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH: WRITING SKILLS. The book's simple approach (embraced by students for decades) gives you the power to strengthen your writing with clear explanations, real-world samples, and practice from over 200 exercises with full answers that provide instant feedback in all areas of writing. First, you'll learn the basics of word use, sentence structure, and punctuation. You'll also find brief, easy-to-follow guidance for writing all types of paragraphs and essays and for strengthening basic skills (from writing summaries to including quotations) that you will use in college and beyond. Exercises on a variety of topics broaden your knowledge of science, art, history, film, literature, social studies, business, and the media while you improve your English skills. When the course ends, the book becomes a valuable "go-to" reference resource for all your future writing needs. Read More

Paige Wilson| Teresa Ferster Glazier

©2018

Technical Communication 9th Edition

Join the thousands of students who have used Anderson's TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION: A READER-CENTERED APPROACH to develop the communication skills that employers consistently rank at the very top of the qualifications they seek in college graduates. You will learn to meet the special demands and expectations of the workplace by adapting and building on what you already know about writing and speaking effectively. Chapters guide you through the writing process and teach you how to communicate successfully at work, whether in print, orally, online, or through social media. Throughout, you'll find easy-to-learn guidelines and thoroughly annotated examples of effective communications. Read More

Paul V. Anderson

©2018

Writing 2nd Edition

WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS is designed to help you acquire the fundamental understanding that you need to become an effective writer, and to give you practice in applying ten core concepts across different writing tasks. Handy ten-step writing guides use the core concepts to help you effectively manage various types of writing that you will encounter in college and beyond. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2018

The Essentials Of Writing 2nd Edition

THE ESSENTIALS OF WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS is a brief writing guide that teaches you ten core concepts you need to learn to become a sophisticated writer. It also offers you practical advice about analytical and argumentative writing, developing an academic writing style, synthesizing ideas, designing documents, conducting research, and evaluating and documenting sources. Read More

Robert P. Yagelski

©2018

Pocket Keys For Writers, Spiral Bound Version (With APA 2019 Update Card) 6th Edition

Get big writing help in a small package with POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS. Based on the authors' research and experience in the college writing classroom, this book offers everything you need to improve your writing. The sixth edition features three new extended examples to help you build important critical thinking skills that will serve you well in your college writing and beyond. From navigating the research process to understanding the mechanics of writing and using punctuation to finding and documenting print and electronic source materials, POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS assembles concise and practical information in one clear, easy-to-use handbook that you'll find yourself turning to again and again. Read More

Ann Raimes| Susan K. Miller-Cochran

©2018

Research Strategies For A Digital Age (With APA 2019 Update Card) 5th Edition

Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps you develop research skills critical to today's online environment -- skills that will serve you well for a lifetime. This text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. The author introduces you to research by beginning in the academic library: Using online discovery tools to search in a controlled environment with credible sources helps you to develop and sharpen your research and analytical skills before expanding your search into the vast (and sometimes questionable) resources of the Web. You'll find practical guidance about how to incorporate and document resources skillfully and with academic integrity, as well as insightful examples, illustrations, and tips to help you get the most from today's wealth of online material. Read More

Bonnie Tensen

©2018

The Writer’S Workplace With Readings 9th Edition

THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE WITH READINGS: BUILDING COLLEGE WRITING SKILLS has helped more than half a million students like you work their way towards rewarding careers in a variety of fields. Sandra Scarry and John Scarry present writing instruction that is clear and engaging, with step-by-step explanations to help you become a stronger, more confident writer. The result of many years of classroom teaching and research, this comprehensive and time-tested resource reflects the authors' understanding that every student has a unique point of view and voice, which is highlighted by the diverse and current examples and exercises found throughout the text. Begin your journey to becoming a more successful and confident writer today with THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE! Read More

Sandra Scarry| John Scarry

©2018

The New Harbrace Guide 3rd Edition

Every time you have to write in a college course or on the job, the situation is going to be different from the one before -- and at times, dramatically different. How can you approach the unique requirements of each situation with finesse and flair? This book will teach you a core set of strategies you can use to investigate any rhetorical situation and to decide on the best way to achieve your purpose for writing to a particular audience at a particular time. Renowned expert Cheryl Glenn shares these strategies and gives you detailed, step-by-step guides to different forms of writing. Read More

Cheryl Glenn

©2018