Thinking and Writing by Design

Allene Cooper

Editura: Longman
Thinking and Writing by Design is both a cross-curricular rhetoric and reader. It not only introduces students to strategies of thinking and writing common to all disciplines, but includes cross-curricular readings that were chosen to prompt critical thinking. Beginning with chapters on summarizing, serializing, and defining, students learn how to use essential strategies to invent and write about subjects they will encounter throughout college. Subsequent chapters introduce the strategies of comparing and contrasting, classifying, stating causes and effects, and analyzing, among others, with the more advanced strategies of synthesizing and arguing. Most of the readings are drawn from texts from courses frequently taken in the freshman or sophomore years, such as psychology, biology, sociology, or economics. Like the readings, the instruction and writing assignments equip students with the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills crucial to success in college and beyond.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    1. Thinking and Writing to Summarize.

    Choices in Thinking to Summarize.

    Sample Paragraphs.

    Practice Thinking to Summarize.

    Design in Writing to Summarize.

    Readings for Summary Writing.

    Summarizing an Agriculture Reading.

    Contributions of Insects to Humanity, John R. Campbell and John F. Lasley.

    Summarizing a Biology Reading.

    Changing Conceptions of the Circulatory System, Michael C. Mix, Paul Farber, and Keith I. King.

    Summarizing a Philosophy Reading.

    Meditations on First Philosophy: In Which the Existence of God and the Distinction of the Soul from the Body Are Demonstrated, Rene Descartes.

    Summarizing an Economics Reading.

    The Costs of Unemployment, Karl E. Case and Ray C. Fair.

    Summarizing a Science Reading.

    Gene Therapy, Bob Williamson.

    Summarizing a Literature Reading.

    A New Engl
  • Data Publicarii : 1996
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 700
  • ISBN : 9780023247026
357.99 Lei
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