Instructors who have used "Signs of Life in the USA "know that students love to talk and write about popular culture. They can attest that it teaches students to read and write "critically" about pop culture by providing them with a conceptual framework: semiotics, a field of study developed specifically for the interpretation of culture and its ...Read MoreInstructors who have used "Signs of Life in the USA "know that students love to talk and write about popular culture. They can attest that it teaches students to read and write "critically" about pop culture by providing them with a conceptual framework: semiotics, a field of study developed specifically for the interpretation of culture and its signs."Signs of Life" is written by a prominent semiotician and an experienced writing instructor, and it has been extensively updated to account for the rapid evolution of contemporary trends and student interests. It features insightful themes with provocative and current reading selections that ask students to think analytically about America's popular culture: How has niche advertising been used to develop a highly detailed profile of your consumer habits? Why are Americans so transfixed by "bad guys"? "Signs of Life "bridges the transition to college writing by providing students with academic language to talk about the significance of our shared cultural experiences. And now with the new edition, you can meet students where they are: online. Our newest set of online materials, LaunchPad Solo, provides all the key tools and course-specific content that you need to teach your class. Get all our great course-specific materials in one fully customizable space online; then assign and mix our resources with yours. To package LaunchPad Solo free with "Signs of Life in the USA, "use ISBN 978-1-319-01383-7.Read Less
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