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Writing Analytically - 2nd edition

Writing Analytically (ISBN10: 0155080709; ISBN13: 9780155080706)
ISBN13: 978-0155080706
ISBN10: 0155080709

Summary: Clarity of Purpose defines the new edition of Writing Analytically. A thoughtful re-ordering first focuses on the aims and methods of analysis. Next the student is challenged to analyze the evidence, build a better thesis statement, and finally, evolve the thesis- the conceptual core of Writing Analytically, Second Edition. These fundamental improvements reveal a robust new edition that keeps its balanced process approach, critical thinking edge, and us
eful revision strategies.

Analysis, as a method that transcends disciplinary conventions of style and format, is stressed throughout the text.

Voices from Across the Curriculum sections give concise discussion of various academic protocols.

Diverse student writing samples provide a rich environment of practical models for the student of analytical writing.

Students are encouraged to move beyond paraphrase and quotations into an open dialogue with sources; analyzing evidence, building critical arguments, and testing merit in the various disciplinary contexts.

Modular chapters are flexible and can be taught in a variety of sequences and courses that require writing.

Guidelines for testing the reliability and veracity of Internet sources reminds students to think critically when using this vast research tool.

Applications provide structured scenarios for students to hone their new skills.

Key Words now precede Guidelines at the end of each chapter.

More writing examples and new contributors to the Voices from Across the Curriculum sections represent a greater diversity of disciplines
...show more
Summary: Clarity of Purpose defines the new edition of Writing Analytically. A thoughtful re-ordering first focuses on the aims and methods of analysis. Next the student is challenged to analyze the evidence, build a better thesis statement, and finally, evolve the thesis- the conceptual core of Writing Analytically, Second Edition. These fundamental improvements reveal a robust new edition that keeps its balanced process approach, critical thinking edge, and useful revision strategies.

Analysis, as a method that transcends disciplinary conventions of style and format, is stressed throughout the text.

Voices from Across the Curriculum sections give concise discussion of various academic protocols.

Diverse student writing samples provide a rich environment of practical models for the student of analytical writing.

Students are encouraged to move beyond paraphrase and quotations into an open dialogue with sources; analyzing evidence, building critical arguments, and testing merit in the various disciplinary contexts.

Modular chapters are flexible and can be taught in a variety of sequences and courses that require writing.

Guidelines for testing the reliability and veracity of Internet sources reminds students to think critically when using this vast research tool.

Applications provide structured scenarios for students to hone their new skills.

Key Words now precede Guidelines at the end of each chapter.

More writing examples and new contributors to the Voices from Across the Curriculum sections represent a greater diversity of disciplines ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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