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They Say /  I Say (3RD 14 Edition)
They Say / I Say (3RD 14 Edition)
by Graff
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identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing, showing students how to frame their arguments in the larger context of what others have said and providing templates to help them make those moves. And, because these moves are central across all... (read more)

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They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
by Gerald Graff
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The best-selling new composition book published in this century, in use at more than 1,000 schools, has essentially defined academic writing, identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they... (read more)

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"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
by Gerald Graff
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demystifies academic writing by identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help students make these key... (read more)

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Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis
Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis
by Joan Bolker
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Expert writing advice from the editor of the Boston Globe best-seller, The Writer's Home Companion Dissertation writers need strong, practical advice, as well as someone to assure them that their struggles aren't unique. Joan Bolker, midwife to more than... (read more)

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Patterns for College Writing with 2009 MLA Update: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
Patterns for College Writing with 2009 MLA Update: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
by Laurie G Kirszner
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates.  Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, best-selling authors and experienced teachers, know what works in the classroom. They have a knack for picking just the... (read more)

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They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein and Russel Durst
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In addition to explaining the basic moves, this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing. Now available in two versions, with and without an anthology of 32 readings.... (read more)

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Academic Writing for Graduate Students, Second Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purpo)
Academic Writing for Graduate Students, Second Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purpo)
by John M Swales
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The second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art... (read more)

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Study Guide for Writing College Papers (4TH 10 Edition)
Study Guide for Writing College Papers (4TH 10 Edition)
by Kate L. Turabian
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High school students, two-year college students, and university students all need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper—and for decades Kate Turabians Students Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop... (read more)

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How to Write for a General Audience: A Guide for Academics Who Want to Share Their Knowledge with the World
How to Write for a General Audience: A Guide for Academics Who Want to Share Their Knowledge with the World
by Kathleen A Kendall Tackett
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When you need to get the word out there, boring readers to death may not be the best strategy. Health psychology practitioner Kendall-Tackett shares her own experiences in this comprehensive guide, and she urges academics not to "dumb down" their... (read more)

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Write for College: A Student Handbook
Write for College: A Student Handbook
by Write Source
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- MLA and APA documentation and research paper styles- Student models of critical college writing forms- Clear guidelines for citing print and electronic sources- Writing process and Proofreading... (read more)

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The Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program
The Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program
by Stanley Frank
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A system that works; a book that keeps selling. Since 1959, the Evelyn Wood Program of Dynamic Learning has been successfully employed by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, helping them break free of the self-imposed shackles that hinder learning.... (read more)

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Academic Writer 2e
Academic Writer 2e
by Lisa Ede
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Written in Lisa Ede's accessible, supportive style, The Academic Writer is an affordable, brief guide to the essentials of academic writing and research. By framing writing situations in terms of the writer, reader, text, and medium, the text helps... (read more)

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Writing Research Papers (Spiral)
Writing Research Papers (Spiral)
by James Lester
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This package contains the following components: -0205648614: MyCompLab (12-month access) -0205651917: Writing Research Papers (Spiral)... (read more)

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Remember Everything You Read: The Evelyn Wood 7-Day Speed Reading & Learning Program
Remember Everything You Read: The Evelyn Wood 7-Day Speed Reading & Learning Program
by Stanley D Frank
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Now you can join the millions of people of all ages who have reaped the rewards of the famous Evelyn Wood Speed Reading and Learning Program. All the secrets of this amazing system are now available to you in this book. Find out how you can:Read 50... (read more)

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The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition
by Thomas Cooley
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'As a rhetorically arranged collection of short essays for composition, our Samplerechoes the cloth samplers once done in colonial America, presenting the basic patterns of writing for students to practice just as schoolchildren once practiced their... (read more)

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Writing the Winning Dissertation: A Step-By-Step Guide
Writing the Winning Dissertation: A Step-By-Step Guide
by Allan Glatthorn
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Here's an experience-based, step-by-step, practical guide to take you through planning, writing, and presenting your dissertation or thesis. Find out how to write an objective, documented, and detailed report of your research, one that reflects well on... (read more)

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Publish, Don't Perish: The Scholar's Guide to Academic Writing and Publishing
Publish, Don't Perish: The Scholar's Guide to Academic Writing and Publishing
by Joseph M Moxley
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Publish, Don't Perish provides practical suggestions for conveiving, developing, marketing, and publishing scholarly documents. Written especially for faculty, graduate students, and professionals engaged in the business of scholarly publishing, this... (read more)

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The College Handbook of Creative Writing
The College Handbook of Creative Writing
by Robert Demaria
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The College Handbook of Creative Writing is a best-selling textbook designed for all creative writing courses. Covreing fiction, poetry, and drama, it explores such across-the-genres subjects as theme, setting, characters, plot, point of view, tone... (read more)

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Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide
by Laurie G Kirszner
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Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with nearly thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, they provide students... (read more)

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The Effective Reader
The Effective Reader
by D J Henry
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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