Writing Today, MLA Update Edition

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Author: Richard Johnson-Sheehan,Charles Paine

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586410

Category:

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"For courses in English Composition. " " "Thisversionof Writing Today" has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Organized by genre--practical for college and career " "Writing Today", " 3rd Edition introduces individuals to the conventions of writing memoirs, profiles, literary analyses, arguments, research papers, and more. Each chapter features a step-by-step process for composing within a given genre, as well as exemplary professional readings to promote rhetorical knowledge and critical analysis. The 42 short chapters, the chunked writing style, and visual instruction work to ensure that individuals will transfer the skills and strategies practiced to their lives and careers. From its graphic Quick Start Guides to its Write This prompts, "Writing Today" challenges individuals to extend the boundaries of their writing abilities as they practice composing for the real world. "* 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.""

Die Frau des Zoodirektors

Eine Geschichte aus dem Krieg

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Author: Diane Ackerman

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641194660

Category: History

Page: 384

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Eine wahre Geschichte aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg Während der Zweite Weltkrieg tobt, wird der Warschauer Zoo Schauplatz einer dramatischen Rettungsaktion, die über 300 Juden vor dem sicheren Tod bewahrt. Als Jan und Antonina Żabiński, der Zoodirektor und seine Frau, mitansehen, wie die Nazis in Polen einmarschieren, ist ihr Entsetzen groß. Die jüdische Bevölkerung wird im Warschauer Ghetto zusammengepfercht. Zeitgleich beginnen die Nazis den Zoo für ihre Zwecke zu nutzen, um ausgestorbene Tierarten rückzuzüchten. Als die Nazis den brachliegenden Zoo verlassen, nutzen die Żabińskis die Situation und schmuggeln Juden aus dem Warschauer Ghetto auf das Zoogelände, wo sie die Todgeweihten in den leeren Tierkäfigen verstecken. Sie retten ihnen damit das Leben. Ausgezeichnet mit dem Orion Award

Writing Today

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Author: Richard Johnson-Sheehan,Charles Paine

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134175131

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 832

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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. 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: 0133970396 / 9780133970395 Writing Today Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Glue in Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Inside Star Sticker 032198465X / 9780321984654 Writing Today MyWritingLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Organized by genre–practical for college and career Accessible to students and flexible for instructors, Writing Today, Third Edition introduces students to the conventions of writing memoirs, profiles, literary analyses, arguments, research papers, and more. Each chapter features a step-by-step process for composing within a given genre, as well as exemplary student and professional readings to promote rhetorical knowledge and critical analysis. The 42 short chapters, the chunked writing style, and visual instruction work to ensure that students will transfer the skills and strategies practiced in your class to their other classes, their lives, and their careers. From its graphic “Quick Start Guides” to its “Write This” prompts, Writing Today challenges students to extend the boundaries of their writing abilities as they practice composing for the real world. 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.

Writing Today

Mla Update Edition

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Author: Richard Johnson-Sheehan,Charles Paine

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586403

Category:

Page: 656

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"For courses in English Composition. " " "This brief versionof " " " " "Writing" " " " Today" " has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Organized by genre--practical for college and career " "Writing Today, Brief", " 3rd Edition introduces indivudals to the conventions of writing memoirs, profiles, literary analyses, arguments, research papers, and more. Each chapter features a step-by-step process for composing within a given genre, as well as exemplary professional readings to promote rhetorical knowledge and critical analysis. The short chapters, the chunked writing style, and visual instruction work to ensure that individuals will transfer the skills and strategies practiced to their lives and careers. From its graphic Quick Start Guides to its Write This prompts, "Writing Today, Brief" challenges individuals to extend the boundaries of their writing abilities as they practice composing for the real world. "* 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." "

Technical Report Writing Today

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Author: Daniel Riordan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133607381

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

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TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING TODAY provides thorough coverage of technical writing basics, techniques, and applications. Through a practical focus with varied examples and exercises, students internalize the skills necessary to produce clear and effective documents and reports. Project worksheets help students organize their thoughts and prepare for assignments, and Focus boxes highlight key information and recent developments in technical communication. Extensive individual and collaborative exercises expose students to different kinds of technical writing problems and solutions. Annotated student examples--more than 100 in all--illustrate different writing styles and approaches to problems. Numerous short and long examples throughout the text demonstrate solutions for handling writing assignments in current career situations. The four-color artwork in the chapter on creating visuals keeps pace with contemporary workplace capabilities. The Tenth Edition offers the latest information on using electronic resumes and documenting electronic sources and Ethics and Globalization sidebars that highlight these two important topics in the technical communication field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Successful Sientific Writing, Matthew, 3rd Edition, 2008

Successful Sientific Writing

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Author: Cambridge University Press

Publisher: Bukupedia

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 254

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Successful Scientific Writing The detailed, practical, step-by-step advice in this user-friendly guide will help students and researchers to communicate their work more effectively through the written word. Covering all aspects of the writing process, this concise, accessible resource is critically acclaimed, well-structured, comprehensive, and entertaining. Self-help exercises and abundant examples from actual typescripts draw on the authors’ extensive experience working both as researchers and with them. Whilst retaining the accessible and pragmatic style of earlier editions, this third edition has been updated and broadened to incorporate such timely topics as guidelines for successful international publication, ethical and legal issues including plagiarism and falsified data, electronic publication, and text-based talks and poster presentations. With advice applicable to many writing contexts in the majority of scientific disciplines, this book is a powerful tool for improving individual skills and an eminently suitable text for classroom courses or seminars. Janice R.Matthews is a writer and educator with a broad background in the biological sciences. She has edited books, technical manuals and hundreds of scientific research papers in the veterinary and biological sciences, both in university settings and for private industry. Robert W. Matthews is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia and a member of theUGATeaching Academy. An insect behaviour specialist, his scientific publications number over 165 research articles. Preface Times change. Today the need to communicate science information effectively is perhaps more important than it has ever been, but the past decade has witnessed a significant revolution in the manner in which we gather, process, and communicate information. The twin technologies of the Internet and personal computers have changed the way nearly everyone works (and plays). In keeping with the spirit of change, we have extensively revised, updated, and reorganized this third edition. Whether you are a first time author/speaker or a seasoned professional in the biological or medical sciences, we hope you find this step-by-step manual useful. Because our preface message to you in the second edition still rings true for us, we are including it here as well. Enjoy. JRM RWM 2007

Die Kunst des SEO

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Author: Eric Enge,Stephan Spencer,Jessie Stricchiola,Rand Fishkin

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868993754

Category:

Page: 824

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Geballte Expertise von vier namhaften SEO-Profis: Die Kunst des SEO vermitteln das Wissen, das Sie fur Aufbau und Durchfuhrung einer erfolgreichen SEO-Strategie benotigen. Die beschriebenen Methoden reichen dabei von einfachen bis hin zu anspruchsvollen Manahmen. Auch aktuelle Entwicklungen beim Suchmaschinenranking werden einbezogen, so zum Beispiel der Einfluss von Social Media und Nutzerbeteiligung auf die Suchergebnisse. Kurzum: Die Kunst des SEO ist ein umfassendes und fur alle SEO-Profis hochinteressantes Fachbuch. Ausgewahlte Stimmen zur Originalausgabe: "SEO-Expertise ist heute eine Grundvoraussetzung fur erfolgreiches Online-Business. Dieses Buch, das von vier der besten SEO-Praktiker geschrieben wurde, die es gibt, vermittelt alles, was man heute in diesem Bereich wissen muss." Tony Hsieh, CEO von Zappos.com und Autor des Bestsellers Delivering Happiness "Frei von Hype, reich an Fakten und vollgestopft mit Erkenntnissen, die unverzichtbar fur jeden sind, der SEO umfassend verstehen mochte." Seth Godin, Autor von We Are All Weird und anderen Buchern

37th International Technical Communication Conference

Proceedings 1990 : "communication: in the Chips" : Silicon Valley, 37th ITCC : May 20-23, 1990, Santa Clara, California

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Author: Society for Technical Communication (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780914548614

Category:

Page: N.A

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Writing Smart, 3rd Edition

The Savvy Student's Guide to Better Writing

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Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0525567712

Category: Study Aids

Page: 272

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YOUR GO-TO GUIDE FOR EFFORTLESS WRITING. This classic, easy-to-follow guide teaches you foundational skills to improve your writing and express yourself clearly in essays, emails, reports, and more. Knowing how to commuicate through clear, articulate writing is an essential skill in today's world. Whether it's a college application essay, class paper, or professional report, you need to be able to express your thoughts clearly and with appropriate context. This updated third edition of Writing Smart sets you up for success with step-by-step approaches for all types of writing, from essays to academic assignments to workplace emails. Get ready to build your confidence and improve your skills with writing that makes an impression. INCLUDES CHAPTERS COVERING: • Fundamental grammar rules and terms • How to construct sentences and choose the right words • The best ways to approach exam essays, research papers, professional emails, and more • Processes for editing and revising your own work to achieve the best possible result

Technical Writing in a Corporate Culture

A Study of the Nature of Information

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Author: Christine Peterson Barabas

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 313

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With the growing interest in real-world (nonacademic) writing, critics are suggesting that the composition skills taught in schools may have little to do with the written communication skills students later need in their careers. There is a need for studies that examine writing in nonacademic contexts and that look at writing from a social perspective in order to examine the interrelationships among writing processes, texts, readers, and the functions writing serves within specific organizational settings. This volume is an attempt to increase our understanding of the nature of technical writing within an R&D organization by analyzing the three-match among writer intentions, texts, and reader expectations. Part One traces the interest in real-world writing and explores the differences between writing in an academic versus a real-world setting. Part Two provides a theoretical and conceptual background by discussing traditional and emerging models of technical communication, and by exploring different theories about the nature of science, technology, knowledge, information, language, and progress. Part Three describes the objectives, methodologies, findings, and conclusions of the study which investigated the match among the types of information that researchers (scientists and engineers) intend to include in their technical progress reports, the types of information actually contained in their reports, and the types of information that their supervisor readers expect in these reports.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books, 3rd Edition

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Author: Harold D. Underdown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101460806

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.

Armada

Nur du kannst die Erde retten

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Author: Ernest Cline

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104901953

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Zack Lightman ist ein Träumer und Geek. Seine Freizeit verbringt er am liebsten vor dem Computer, und richtig gut ist er nur in ›Armada‹, einem Virtual-Reality-Shooter, in dem eine außerirdische Spezies versucht, die Erde zu erobern. Damit ähnelt sein Leben dem zahlreicher anderer Gamer. Bis eines Tages ein echtes Alien-Raumschiff über seiner Heimatstadt auftaucht – und aus dem Computerspiel bitterer Ernst wird. Denn als sich die ersten Wellen außerirdischer Raumschiffe ankündigen, sind es allein die Gamer, die ihnen im Drohnenkampf gewachsen sind. Die besten unter ihnen werden von der Earth Defense Alliance angeworben und ausgebildet. Von einer geheimen Operationsbasis auf dem Mond aus führen Zack und seine Freunde einen Krieg, in dem es um das Schicksal der Erde geht. ›Armada‹ ist große Science Fiction vom Autor des Weltbestsellers ›Ready Player One‹, der derzeit von Steven Spielberg verfilmt wird. Das perfekte Buch für alle Gamer, Popkultur-Nerds und Fans von ›Independence Day‹, ›EVE Online‹, ›Elite: Dangerous‹ oder ›Star Citizen‹ und für alle User von Oculus Rift, Vive oder PlayStation VR.

Die Kunst der JavaScript-Programmierung

Eine moderne Einführung in die Sprache des Web

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Author: Marijn Haverbeke

Publisher: dpunkt.verlag

ISBN: 3864911915

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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Das Buch ist eine Einführung in JavaScript, die sich auf gute Programmiertechniken konzentriert. Der Autor lehrt den Leser, wie man die Eleganz und Präzision von JavaScript nutzt, um browserbasierte Anwendungen zu schreiben. Das Buch beginnt mit den Grundlagen der Programmierung - Variablen, Kontrollstrukturen, Funktionen und Datenstrukturen -, dann geht es auf komplexere Themen ein, wie die funktionale und objektorientierte Programmierung, reguläre Ausdrücke und Browser-Events. Unterstützt von verständlichen Beispielen wird der Leser rasch die Sprache des Web fließend 'sprechen' können.

Schreiben wie ein Schriftsteller

Fach- und Sachbuch, Biografie, Reisebericht, Kritik, Business, Wissenschaft und Technik

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Author: William Zinsser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783932909726

Category:

Page: 236

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Between Efficiency and Politics

Technical Communication and Rhetoric in an Aerospace Firm

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Author: Cezary Maria Ornatowski

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Aerospace industries

Page: 564

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Book Review Index 1989 Cumulation

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Author: Neil E. Walker,Beverly Baer

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780810305816

Category: Reference

Page: 1350

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The Index provides a broad coverage and access to book reviews in the general social sciences, humanities, sciences, and fine arts, as well as general interest magazines and includes journals from Great Britain, Canada, Switzerland, Israel and Australia. In addition, it indexes several journals that, while published in the US, concentrate on reviewing foreign published or foreign language books. These include Hispania, French Review, German Quarterly and World Literature Today.

Writing Today

A Rhetoric and Handbook

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Author: Patricia A. Moody

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: 530

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Alle meine Freunde haben wen umgebracht

Stories

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Author: Curtis Dawkins

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518757385

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Curtis Dawkins schreibt aus ungewöhnlicher Perspektive. Den Weg des Schriftstellers hatte er eingeschlagen, in namhaften Magazinen veröffentlicht, geheiratet, drei Kinder bekommen. Dann tötete er auf Crack einen Mann. Jetzt sitzt er lebenslänglich im Knast. Und dort schreibt er Literatur, die taumeln lässt. Zwischen Härte und Schönheit, zwischen Gut und Böse, zwischen Liebe und Hass. Dieses Buch ist die kraftvolle literarische Anverwandlung eines Schicksals, es erzählt von Männern hinter Gittern und ihren Versuchen, etwas von dem zurückzugewinnen, was unwiderruflich verloren ist. Es spricht von Freiheit, Liebe und Familie aus der Sicht derer, die ihr Recht darauf verwirkt haben. Curtis Dawkins findet dafür eine massive Sprache, einen Sound voller Sehnsucht, Humor und Tragik. Alle meine Freunde haben wen umgebracht wird so zu einem neuen und streitbaren Meisterwerk amerikanischen Erzählens.

Technical report writing today

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Author: Steven E. Pauley,Daniel G. Riordan

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

ISBN: 9780395433553

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 481

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