Combining streamlined basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is an all-in-one writing resource for students at any skill level. The clear visual format helps students grasp larger concepts by linking them to pertinent examples. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight ...Read MoreCombining streamlined basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is an all-in-one writing resource for students at any skill level. The clear visual format helps students grasp larger concepts by linking them to pertinent examples. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing--from voice to documentation--and offer models for students' own papers. This edition also features new Cross-Curricular Connections that explain how particular modes of writing or types of research relate to a specific discipline in the college curriculum, preparing students for success across the academic spectrum. Benefits: NEW! The MLA documentation reflects significant changes in the new MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS, 7E, published in March 2009. Featuring a unique "at-a-glance" format, tabbed sections, a friendly "coaching tone," and a colorful design rich with visuals, THE COLLEGE WRITER presents concepts succinctly and memorably, giving students confidence in their developing research, writing, and critical-thinking skills. Sample paragraphs and visuals walk students through each rhetorical situation--from planning and drafting all the way through revising, editing, and proofreading. The authors' coverage of various research methods, highlighted by student and professional writing examples, includes extensive instruction on how to work with and evaluate print and online sources, integrate them effectively, and document them correctly. Throughout the text, the authors offer cross-curricular writing instruction that points out the similarities and differences students should be aware of when conducting research and writing for different disciplines. The end-of-text Handbook covers key points of grammar, mechanics, and punctuation. These topics are reinforced by exercises available on the Book Companion Website. NEW! The MLA documentRead Less
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