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Organic Writing Assessment: Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action
Organic Writing Assessment: Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action
by Bob Broad
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Educators strive to create “assessment cultures” in which they integrate evaluation into teaching and learning and match assessment methods with best instructional practice. But how do teachers and administrators discover and negotiate the... (read more)

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Rhetoric: An Historical Introduction
Rhetoric: An Historical Introduction
by Wendy Olmsted
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This introduction to the art of rhetoric analyzes rhetorical concepts, problems, and methods and teaches practical inquiry through a series of classic rhetorical texts.... (read more)

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The Concise Bedford Guide for Writers
The Concise Bedford Guide for Writers
by X. J. Kennedy
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Built on the tradition of the bestselling textbook The Bedford Guide for College Writers, this new brief edition retains the authors process-oriented approach to college writing and focus on active learning. The streamlined guide introduces students to... (read more)

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Working with Words and Images: New Steps in an Old Dance (New Directions in Computers and Composition Studies)
Working with Words and Images: New Steps in an Old Dance (New Directions in Computers and Composition Studies)
by Nancy Allen
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Words and images can harmonize to clarify meaning in a variety of texts. This interdisciplinary work presents practitioners, researchers, creative artists, and teachers discussing how we process and develop meaning from words and images. This study is... (read more)

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Ecospeak: Rhetoric and Environmental Politics in America
Ecospeak: Rhetoric and Environmental Politics in America
by M. Jimmie Killingsworth
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800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In this book, M. Jimmie Killingsworth and Jacqueline S. Palmer have a twofold purpose: to analyze the patterns of rhetoric used in written discourse about environmental... (read more)

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Cambridge Companion To Modernism (2ND 11 Edition)
Cambridge Companion To Modernism (2ND 11 Edition)
by Michael Levenson
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This Companion has long been a standard introduction to the field. Now fully updated and enhanced with four new chapters, it addresses the key themes being researched, taught and studied in modernism today. Its interdisciplinary approach is central to... (read more)

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The Portable Medieval Reader
The Portable Medieval Reader
by James B Ross
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In their introduction to this anthology, James Bruce Ross and Mary Martin McLaughlin remind us that "no area of the past is dead if we are alive to it. The variety, the complexity, the sheer humanity of the middle ages live most meaningfully in their own... (read more)

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For the Sake of Argument: Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief
For the Sake of Argument: Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief
by Eugene Garver
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What role does reason play in our lives? What role should it play? And are claims to rationality liberating or oppressive? For the Sake of Argument addresses questions such as these to consider the relationship between thought and character. Eugene... (read more)

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A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric
A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric
by Richard. Andrews
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A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric describes, explains, and argues the overarching theory of contemporary rhetoric. This current view of rhetoric brings together themes in the communication arts, including political literary criticism; bi- and multi... (read more)

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Sense of Structure : Writing From the Reader's Perspective (04 Edition)
Sense of Structure : Writing From the Reader's Perspective (04 Edition)
by George Gopen
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Emphasizing “reader expectations,” this composition text provides an insightful guide to writing clearly and effectively.   Reflecting on the author's decades of experience as an international writing consultant, writer, and... (read more)

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Making Meaning of Narratives
Making Meaning of Narratives
by Ruthellen Josselson
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The sixth volume in this series provides: guides for doing qualitative research; analysis of several autobiographies; hints on how to interpret what is not said in narrative interviews; discussion on how cultural meanings and values are transmitted... (read more)

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Attw Contemporary Studies in Technical Communication #3: History, Reflection, and Narrative: The Professionalization of Composition 1963-1983
Attw Contemporary Studies in Technical Communication #3: History, Reflection, and Narrative: The Professionalization of Composition 1963-1983
by Mary Rosner
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On October 9-12, 1996, over 400 scholars, researchers, and teachers gathered at the University of Louisville for the first Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. History, Reflection, and Narrative combines oral histories and reflections... (read more)

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Doing Emotion: Rhetoric, Writing, Teaching (07 Edition)
Doing Emotion: Rhetoric, Writing, Teaching (07 Edition)
by Laura R. Micciche
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That the emotional realities of teaching have changed significantly over the past decade is undeniable; Doing Emotion provides much needed guidance both on understanding these changes and on imagining a responsive pedagogy for these emotionally fraught... (read more)

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Conducting Socially Responsible Research: Critical Theory, Neo-Pragmatism, and Rhetorical Inquiry
Conducting Socially Responsible Research: Critical Theory, Neo-Pragmatism, and Rhetorical Inquiry
by Omar Swartz
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This book redefines our understanding of theory, criticism and pedagogy with the vocabulary of neo-pragmatism. When human knowledge becomes historicized and socialized, the distinctions between our public, academic and instructional personae fade. In... (read more)

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Literature Interactive Edition - With Access (12TH 13 Edition)
Literature Interactive Edition - With Access (12TH 13 Edition)
by X. J. Kennedy
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Literature, Interactive Edition automatically comes with MyLiteratureLab, Pearson's multimedia Web site.  MyLiteratureLab icons are found in the margins of the text along with a list of media assets at the front of the anthology. ... (read more)

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We, Too, Sing America: A Reader for Writers
We, Too, Sing America: A Reader for Writers
by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Divided into ten thematic sections, this freshman reader illuminates the ways in which lives connect in spite of the differences that derive from ethnicity, community, age, class, or gender. Contemporary and deeply involving for all students, these... (read more)

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Rhetorical Delivery as Technological Discourse: A Cross-Historical Study
Rhetorical Delivery as Technological Discourse: A Cross-Historical Study
by Ben Mccorkle
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According to Ben McCorkle, the rhetorical canon of delivery—traditionally seen as the aspect of oratory pertaining to vocal tone, inflection, and physical gesture—has undergone a period of renewal within the last few decades to... (read more)

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Women Physicians and Professional Ethos in Nineteenth-Century America
Women Physicians and Professional Ethos in Nineteenth-Century America
by Carolyn Skinner
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Women physicians in nineteenth-century America faced a unique challenge in gaining acceptance to the medical field as it began its transformation into a professional institution. The profession had begun to increasingly insist on masculine traits as... (read more)

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Portable Renaissance Reader (68 Edition)
Portable Renaissance Reader (68 Edition)
by James Bruce (ed.) Ross
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Essential passages form the works of more than 100 fifteenth-and sixteenth-century thinkers and writers, including Erasmus, Cervantes, Boccaccio, Montaigne, Bodin, Dürer, Machiavelli, Guicciardini, Rabelais, Leonardo, Cellini, Copernicus... (read more)

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De-Scribing Empire: Post-Colonialism & Textuality
De-Scribing Empire: Post-Colonialism & Textuality
by Chris Tiffin
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De-Scribing Empire is a stunning collection of first-class essays. Collectively they examine the formative role of books, writing and textuality in imperial control and the fashioning of colonial world-views. The volume as a whole puts forward strategies... (read more)

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