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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, They Say / I Say has essentially defined academic writing, identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others... (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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Sourcework (2ND 12 Edition)
Sourcework (2ND 12 Edition)
by Nancy E. Dollahite
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The second edition of Sourcework, designed to help students make use of outside sources, has been updated and enhanced to better guide writers through the challenges of their first academic research papers. With new university-level readings and updated... (read more)

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The Literature Review: Six Steps to Success
The Literature Review: Six Steps to Success
by Lawrence A Machi
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Machi and McEvoy have crafted a guide that is absolutely elegant in its simplicity. The writers take the reader from the simple to the complex in an extremely well-written, logical sequence of bite-sized steps. This is the most useful guide to writing a... (read more)

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The Curious Researcher
The Curious Researcher
by Bruce P Ballenger
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Featuring an engaging, direct writing style and inquiry-based approach, this popular research guide stresses that curiosity is the best reason for investigating ideas and information.   An appealing alternative to traditional research texts, The... (read more)

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How To Think About Weird Things (6TH 11 - Old Edition)
How To Think About Weird Things (6TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Theodore Schick
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This brief, affordable text helps students to think critically, using examples from the weird claims and beliefs that abound in our culture to demonstrate the sound evaluation of any claim. It explains step-by-step how to sort through reasons, evaluate... (read more)

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Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking
Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking
by Thomas Kida
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Transition To College Writing (2ND 09 Edition)
Transition To College Writing (2ND 09 Edition)
by Keith Hjortshoj
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This brief rhetoric introduces the essential reading and writing strategies students need to succeed in courses across the curriculum. Taking the transition from high school to college as his starting point, Hjortshoj speaks directly and honestly to... (read more)

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Asking the Right Questions
Asking the Right Questions
by M Neil Browne
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  Asking the Right Questions is a concise, well-priced book with great examples, and it thoroughly covers critical thinking.   This highly popular updated text helps bridge  the gap between simply memorizing or blindly... (read more)

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Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College (7TH 11 Edition)
Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College (7TH 11 Edition)
by Kathleen T. Mcwhorter
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It presents a unique integration of study and critical thinking skills to help students become academically competitive.   Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College discusses the active learning strategies and techniques that develop students... (read more)

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Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning About Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims (4TH 13 Edition)
Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning About Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims (4TH 13 Edition)
by Lewis Vaughn
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The Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning About Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims explores the essentials of critical reasoning, argumentation, logic, and argumentative essay writing while also incorporating important topics that most other... (read more)

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Patterns for College Writing (12TH 12 Edition)
Patterns for College Writing (12TH 12 Edition)
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 Craft of Research, 2nd Edition
The Craft of Research, 2nd Edition
by Wayne C. Booth and Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams
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Since 1995, more than 150,000 students and researchers have turned to "The Craft of Research" for clear and helpful guidance on how to conduct research and report it effectively . Now, master teachers Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M... (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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Thinking Socratically-text Only (3RD 12 Edition)
Thinking Socratically-text Only (3RD 12 Edition)
by Sharon Schwarze
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  Critical Thinking Skills in Everyday Context — The Socrates Model   Thinking Socratically is a treatment of critical thinking, rather than an informal logic textbook. It emphasizes a philosophical reflection on real issues from... (read more)

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Craft of Research (3RD 08 Edition)
Craft of Research (3RD 08 Edition)
by Wayne Booth
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With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and... (read more)

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Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (7TH 07 - Old Edition)
Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (7TH 07 - Old Edition)
by Kate L. Turabian
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This seventh edition of Turabian's "Manual" is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined--while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of... (read more)

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From Critical Thinking To Argument (4TH 14 Edition)
From Critical Thinking To Argument (4TH 14 Edition)
by Sylvan Barnet
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From Critical Thinking to Argument is a very brief but thorough guide to critical thinking and argument. With only fifteen readings, this affordable guide can stand alone or complement an anthology. Comprising a condensed version of the text portion of... (read more)

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Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: A Brief Guide to Argument
Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: A Brief Guide to Argument
by Sylvan Barnet
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Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a compact but complete guide to critical thinking and argumentation. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted Current Issues and Enduring Questions, it draws on the authors dual expertise in effective... (read more)

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Entering the Academic Conversation (11 Edition)
Entering the Academic Conversation (11 Edition)
by John Charles Goshert
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  Entering the Academic Conversation (not final) is a brief guide for doing research and academic writing in college, which welcomes students into the exchange of scholarly ideas within academic communities across the disciplines.  ... (read more)

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