Longman Writer, The, Brief Edition

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

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321914330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

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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.

The Longman Writer

Rhetoric, Reader, Research Guide, and Handbook

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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.

Writing, Reading, and Research

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Author: Richard Veit,Christopher Gould,Kathleen Gould

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133311172

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

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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.

The Longman Reader, MLA Update Edition

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

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586434

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

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"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." "

The Longman Writer

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

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

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780205034154

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A Short Guide to Writing about Biology

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Author: Jan A. Pechenik

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321984258

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

Concepts and Applications

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Author: Marvin L. Bittinger,David J. Ellenbogen,Barbara L. Johnson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134508149

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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For courses in Beginning & Intermediate Algebra. Understanding and Applying Mathematical Concepts The goal of the Bittinger Concepts and Applications Series is to help today’s student learn and retain mathematical concepts. This proven program prepares students for the transition from skills-oriented elementary algebra courses to more concept-oriented college-level mathematics courses. This requires the development of critical-thinking skills: to reason mathematically, to communicate mathematically, and to identify and solve mathematical problems. The new editions support students with a tightly integrated MyLab™ Math course; a strong focus on problem-solving, applications, and concepts, and the robust MyMathGuide workbook and objective-based video program. In addition, new material—developed as a result of the authors’ experience in the classroom, as well as from insights from faculty and students—includes more systematic review and preparation for practice, as well as stronger focus on real-world applications. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. 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. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134772342 / 9780134772349 Elementary & Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications Plus MyLab Math -- Title-Specific Access Card Package, 7/e Package consists of: 013446270X / 9780134462707 Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications 0134762614 / 9780134762616 MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications

Technical Communication

Process and Product

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Author: Sharon J. Gerson,Steven M. Gerson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134094038

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 592

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"For courses in Technical Communication." A focus on oral and written correspondence in all fields Reader-friendly "Technical Communication: Process and Product" shows students how to produce all forms of written and oral technical communication with easy-to-follow instructions. Interesting scenarios and examples featuring real people on the job relate text material to potential careers for students. TheNinth Edition builds upon the authors' proven methodology, emphasizes the writing process, and shows students how it applies to both written and oral communication. By showcasing real employees in communication scenarios across a wide range of disciplines from engineering, to consulting, banking, construction, and biotechnology the authors showcase the importance of strong communication skills within every field. Also available with MyWritingLab MyWritingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage readers and improve results. Within its structured environment, readers practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, activities directly from the text are available within MyWritingLab. These include the written assignments, readings from the text, review exercises and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyWritingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134266455 / 9780134266459 Technical Communication: Process and Product Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText Inside Star Sticker 0134094034 / 9780134094038 Technical Communication: Process and Product "

Environmental Physiology of Animals

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Author: Pat Willmer,Graham Stone,Ian Johnston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444309226

Category: Science

Page: 768

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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/

The Little, Brown Compact Handbook

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Author: Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321986504

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 608

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Short Guide to Writing about Film, Global Edition

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Author: Timothy Corrigan

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 129207812X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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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.

A World of Art

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Author: Henry M. Sayre

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0205923348

Category: Art

Page: 600

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. P rovide your students with an introduction to art that is inclusive and emphasizes critical thinking! Henry Sayre’s art appreciation text, The World of Art, is an amazing introduction to the world of art. Students with little background in the arts routinely reach out to Henry to share how the text has influenced their lives. This is so meaningful because Henry’s inspiration for A World of Art was his own students. His students wanted to see themselves reflected in their textbook. Henry decided to write an art appreciation textbook that represented all artists, not just the Western canon found at that time in the other texts. He also created a text that fostered critical thinking through looking at, talking about, and questioning works of art for his students. The result was A World of Art and the new seventh edition continues to build on those two themes- coverage of contemporary global art and a strong critical thinking framework throughout the text.

Technical Editing

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Author: Carolyn D. Rude,Angela Eaton

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780205786718

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 404

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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

The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers

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Author: Stephen P. Reid,Dominic DelliCarpini

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134495088

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 656

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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor. This package for The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Books a la Carte Edition also includes REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in first-year Composition and Rhetoric. A practical, step-by-step approach with writer's purpose at the core With new forms of delivery and expression changing the expectations of writers and audiences, the definition of "writing" continues to evolve -- and so must today's writers. The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Eleventh Edition helps students navigate this territory by asking them to consider purpose, audience, and genre every time they write. Each project chapter guides students with a series of assignments, aligned with WPA Recommended Outcomes for First-year Writing. 013449508X / 9780134495088 The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Books a la Carte Plus REVEL - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134122046 / 9780134122045 The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Books a la Carte Edition 0134309456 / 9780134309453 REVEL for The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers - Access Card

Writing Arguments, Complete Edition

A Rhetoric with Readings

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Author: John D. Ramage,John C. Bean,June Johnson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133881350

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

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&> For courses in Argument and Research. The most thorough theoretical foundation available Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, 10/e integrates four different approaches to argument: the enthymeme as a logical structure, the classical concepts of logos, pathos, and ethos, the Toulmin system, and stasis theory. Focusing on argument as dialogue in search of solutions instead of a pro-con debate with winners and losers, it is consistently praised for teaching the critical-thinking skills needed for writing arguments. Major assignment chapters each focus on one or two classical stases (e.g. definition, resemblance, causal, evaluation, and policy). Each concept is immediately reinforced with discussion prompts, and each chapter ends with multiple comprehensive writing assignments. This comprehensive version contains a superlative thematic anthology of arguments on contemporary topics and some classics for balance. Also available in a Brief version with rhetoric only ( 0321964276 ) and a Concise version ( 0321964284) which is a redaction of the Brief edition . Also available with MyWritingLab™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab — an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for ISBN-10: 0133910687 / ISBN-13: 9780133910681. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133944131 / ISBN-13: 9780133944136, ISBN-10: 013394414X / ISBN-13: 9780133944143, and ISBN-10: 032190673X / ISBN-13: 9780321906731. MyWritingLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

The Little Brown Handbook, MLA Update Edition

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Author: H. Ramsey Fowler,Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586335

Category:

Page: 928

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"For courses in English Composition. " " "Thisversionof "The Little, Brown Handbook has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)*" The gold standard of handbooks--unmatched in accuracy, currency, and reliability " The Little, Brown Handbook " is an essential reference tool designed to help readers find the answers they need quickly and easily. While keeping pace with rapid changes in writing and its teaching, it offers the most comprehensive research and documentation available--with grammar coverage that is second to none. With detailed discussions of critical reading, media literacy, academic writing, and argument, as well as writing as a process, writing in the disciplines, and writing beyond the classroom, the 13th Edition of this handbook addresses writers of varying experience and in varying fields. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy 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.""

Thinking Mathematically

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Author: Robert F. Blitzer

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0321915399

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1040

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. In Thinking Mathematically, Sixth Edition, Bob Blitzer’s distinctive and relatable voice motivates students from diverse backgrounds and majors, engaging them in the math through compelling, real-world applications. Understanding that most students in a liberal arts math course are not math majors, and are unlikely to take another math class, Blitzer has provided tools in every chapter to help them master the material with confidence, while also showing them the beauty and fun of math. The variety of topics and flexibility of sequence make this text appropriate for a one- or two-term course in liberal arts mathematics or general education mathematics.

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer, 4th Edition

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Author: David F. Beer,David A. McMurrey

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118476743

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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The fourth edition of A Guide to Writing as an Engineer updates Beer and McMurrey’s popular book on communication and technical writing for engineers. Used predominantly in freshmen engineering survey courses, the text is also applicable for specific courses on engineering writing or technical communication later in the curriculum. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format, and style of various kinds of engineering writing. The book also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods. Beer remains a practical, handy book that can function not only as a classroom textbook, but also as a reference and guide for writing and research, for practicing engineers.