Education

Writing Analytically

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337672424

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 9543

WRITING ANALYTICALLY treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead students through the process of analysis and help them to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well. Rosenwasser and Stephen emphasize analysis as a mode of enriching understanding that precedes and in some cases supplants argument. Materials in the eighth edition are better integrated, more contextualized and--when possible--condensed. A new chapter, Thinking Like a Writer, contains a broad array of strategies for integrating opportunities for writing into a course. It makes explicit a subtext that pervades the book: that to think of yourself as a writer is to see more, to think differently and to engage the meaning of things more earnestly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Education

Writing Analytically

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337559466

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 4993

WRITING ANALYTICALLY treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead students through the process of analysis and help them to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well. Rosenwasser and Stephen emphasize analysis as a mode of enriching understanding that precedes and in some cases supplants argument. Materials in the eighth edition are better integrated, more contextualized and--when possible--condensed. A new chapter, Thinking Like a Writer, contains a broad array of strategies for integrating opportunities for writing into a course. It makes explicit a subtext that pervades the book: that to think of yourself as a writer is to see more, to think differently and to engage the meaning of things more earnestly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Education

Writing Analytically

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133715087

Category: Education

Page: 496

View: 3427

The popular, brief rhetoric that treats writing as thinking, WRITING ANALYTICALLY, Sixth Edition, offers a sequence of specific prompts that teach students across the curriculum how the process of analysis and synthesis is a vehicle for original and well-developed ideas. The book's governing premise is that learning to write well means learning to use writing in order to think well. To that end, the strategies of this book describe thinking skills that employ writing. This book treats writing as a tool of thought--a means of undertaking sustained acts of inquiry and reflection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Education

Writing Analytically with Readings (with 2016 MLA Update Card)

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337284424

Category: Education

Page: 880

View: 4147

Now available digitally-first through MindTap--the ultimate composition workflow solution designed to help you become a better writer in an affordable and easy-to-use format, this clear, concise, and extremely practical writing guide emphasizes smarter and more perceptive writing. WRITING ANALYTICALLY WITH READINGS, 3E emphasizes producing smarter, more perceptive writing--skills that can be carried over into any kind of writing you do throughout college and your career. This brief rhetoric combines the authors' best-selling writing guide with cutting-edge readings. It delivers a methodical approach to what many consider to be the primary activity of academic discourse--careful analysis. The consistent focus on writing as a tool of thought and a vehicle for analysis remains a hallmark of the book as it provides careful focus on analysis and thesis and paper development. The exciting new Third Edition also now offers online integration with Enhanced InSite. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.
Education

Compose Yourself!

A Guide to Critical Thinking and Analytical Writing in Secondary School

Author: Amy Rukea Stempel

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 160844645X

Category: Education

Page: 180

View: 8635

At long last someone has produced THE practical guide for teaching analytical writing! Compose Yourself! lays out everything a teacher needs for teaching the art of clear, complete and well-organized writing in the content areas. In fact, I would purchase this guide for students as well as teachers-and not just for high school, but for both middle school and college as well. -Dr. Katherine Nolan, Education Consultant Finally, a book on how to teach analytical writing in all subjects. And the toolbox! I was thrilled to find templates, rubrics, and clear-cut examples for descriptive, process, and persuasive writing. Compose Yourself! is a must have for all teachers. -Susan King, Magnet School Administrator, Tampa FL, MSA National Board, National Presenter We are perceived by how well we write. Currently our nation's teachers are struggling to find time and tools to teach thoughtful, logical expository writing. Compose Yourself! is a simple, straightforward writing guide for all subject area teachers working to improve their students' analytical, expository writing skills. Compose Yourself! must find a place in the toolbox of our nation's secondary teachers. -William F. Roberts, Assistant Superintendent Hacienda La Puente Unified School District (California) Compose Yourself! A Guide to Critical Thinking & Analytical Writing in Secondary School is a quick and easy guide to teaching and learning critical thinking and analytical writing at the secondary level, regardless of the subject area. It is perfect for teachers, parents, and students who want to go beyond the worksheet to strengthen their thinking and writing skills, better learn and retain information, and improve overall academic performance. After using this guide, students will be able to write clear, concise, analytical responses to complex, real-world questions in all subjects. This resource includes step-by-step processes, copious examples, writing checklists, helpful tips, and black-line masters, all to help all students improve their thinking and writing. Amy Rukea Stempel has been zealously working in education and education reform since 1989. Prior to founding Lightbulb Learning Services, which specializes in the alignment of curriculum to academic standards, literacy development, and classroom/school leadership, she has led standards and curriculum development projects for the Education Trust, Edison Schools, Inc. (formerly the Edison Project) and standards development efforts for the Council for Basic education. In addition to experience in education policy, Ms. Stempel has also taught literature in the International Baccalaureate program for many years and has happily lived the harried and stimulating life of a classroom teacher. Ms. Stempel's prior publications include, Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students, Standards for Excellence in Education (contributor), Where in the World Are We? The Need for International Benchmarking, Six Case Studies of Performance Assessment, and Standards: A Vision for Learning. Many years ago, Ms. Stempel completed a B.A. in English from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.A. in Liberal Studies (with concentrations in literature and history) from Georgetown University.
Computers

A Handbook for Analytical Writing

Keys to Strategic Thinking

Author: William E. Winner

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1627051821

Category: Computers

Page: 123

View: 484

This handbook accelerates the development of analytical writing skills for high school students, students in higher education, and working professionals in a broad range of careers. This handbook builds on the idea that writing clarifies thought, and that through analytical writing comes improved insight and understanding for making decisions about innovation necessary for socioeconomic development. This short handbook is a simple, comprehensive guide that shows differences between descriptive writing and analytical writing, and how students and teachers work together during the process of discovery-based learning. This handbook provides nuts and bolts ideas for team projects, organizing writing, the process of writing, constructing tables, presenting figures, documenting reference lists, avoiding the barriers to clear writing, and outlines the importance of ethical issues and bias for writers. Finally, there are ideas for evaluating writing, and examples of classroom exercises for students and teachers. Table of Contents: Preface / Introduction / Descriptive and Analytical Writing / Guidelines for Students and Teachers / Choosing Topics / Writing Teams / Organization / The Writing Process / Construction / Top Ten Writing Tips / Ethics: Bias and Plagiarism / Final Products / Evaluating Analytical Writing / Classroom Exercises for Teachers and Students / Bibliography
Language Arts & Disciplines

How to Read a Book

The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

Author: Mortimer J. Adler,Charles Van Doren

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476790159

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 448

View: 2206

Analyzes the art of reading and suggests ways to approach literary works, offering techniques for reading in specific literary genres ranging from fiction, poetry, and plays to scientific and philosophical works.
Academic writing

Writing analytically 7th edition

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic writing

Page: 386

View: 5185

Writing Analytically treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead you through the process of analysis and synthesis and help you to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use your writing as a tool to think well. In the new edition, materials are better integrated, more contextualized, and--when possible--condensed.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Everyone's an Author

Author: Andrea Lunsford,Michal Brody,Lisa Ede,Carole Clark Papper,Beverly Moss,Keith Walters

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393938951

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 108

View: 4649

Built on the keystones of rhetoric, Everyone's an Author provides a strong foundation for authoring in the digital age: in college essays, but also on Twitter; in print, but also online; with words, but also with sound, video, and images. It shows students that the rhetorical skills they already use in social media, in their home and religious communities, at work and in other nonacademic contexts are the same ones they'll need to succeed in college. Examples and readings drawn from across multiple media and dealing with topics that matter to students today make this a book that everyone who takes first-year writing will relate to.
Social Science

Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work

Author: Chris Dyke

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 1911106082

Category: Social Science

Page: 144

View: 4857

Writing assessments and reports is a core part of a social worker’s role. Yet Ofsted, courts and research all identify a lack of analytical rigour in social work reports. Many are overlong, descriptive reports where what is needs is the application of professional judgement, a clear analysis and the ability to pull out causal relationships. Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work is a guide to the principles of good writing and methodically shows you: how to analyse how to structure the process of writing an assessment (researching, chronologising, informed data-gathering, putting it all together), and how to get this done under time constraints. Written in an accessible way and packed with examples and case studies, this book is both practically-minded and constantly returning to first principles: reminding you what it is you are trying to achieve and teaching you how to write reports that can be read by families and judges alike. You will learn how to write high quality, useful and timely assessments without becoming mechanistic or managerial. It aims to kill the myth of a trade-off between efficiency and quality of work.
Social Science

Capricious Borders

Minority, Population, and Counter-Conduct Between Greece and Turkey

Author: Olga Demetriou

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 085745899X

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 9109

Borders of states, borders of citizenship, borders of exclusion. As the lines drawn on international treaty maps become ditches in the ground and roaming barriers in the air, a complex state apparatus is set up to regulate the lives of those who cannot be expelled, yet who have never been properly ‘rooted’. This study explores the mechanisms employed at the interstices of two opposing views on the presence of minority populations in western Thrace: the legalization of their status as établis (established) and the failure to incorporate the minority in the Greek national imaginary. Revealing the logic of government bureaucracy shows how they replicate difference from the inter-state level to the communal and the personal.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Making Literature Matter

An Anthology for Readers and Writers

Author: John Schilb,John Clifford

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319118283

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 2145

Students have always responded powerfully to the memorable stories, poems, plays, and essays gathered in distinctive clusters in Making Literature Matter's thematic anthology. At the same time, the book's chapters on reading, writing, and research help students harness those responses into persuasive, well-supported arguments about the issues raised by the literature. As ever, the new edition of Making Literature Matter reflects John Schilb and John Clifford's careful attention to emerging pedagogical needs. In response to instructor requests, the text includes even more instruction on the key skills of argumentation, critical reading, and research, while linking literature more directly to the newsworthy current issues of today in new "Literature and Current Issues" clusters. Further, they have read widely to identify the most engaging recent fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction, and based their new choices for the seventh edition on how well that literature explores issues that matter to students right now.
Education

The Writing Revolution

A Guide to Advancing Thinking Through Writing in All Subjects and Grades

Author: Judith C. Hochman,Natalie Wexler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119364914

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 751

Different Strokes for Different Students: How to Use TWR to Differentiate Your Instruction
Study Aids

Analytical Writing Assessment

Author: Chad Troutwine,Markus Moberg,Brian Galvin

Publisher: Nova Press

ISBN: 9781936240135

Category: Study Aids

Page: 126

View: 8934

The GMAT test makers designed the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) to assess your ability to think critically and write persuasively. No other major GMAT provider has devoted as much attention to mastering this section of the test. The Veritas Prep Support Matrix and AWA Template will help you earn a top score on the AWA without exhausting your mental energy for the rest of the exam. As a bonus, this book includes the complete list of all possible AWA topics for the actual GMAT.

Writing Analytically (with 2016 MLA Update Card)

Author: David Rosenwasser,Jill Stephen

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

ISBN: 9781337284448

Category:

Page: 384

View: 4340

Writing Analytically treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead you through the process of analysis and synthesis and help you to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use your writing as a tool to think well. In the new edition, materials are better integrated, more contextualized, and--when possible--condensed. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.
Education

Beyond Literary Analysis

Teaching Students to Write with Passion and Authority about Any Text

Author: Allison Marchetti,Rebekah O'Dell

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325092492

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 7797

"Allison and Rebekah offer a broadened definition of analysis for the twenty-first-century classroom. 'Analysis is everywhere,' they argue. 'It's about video games and athletes' seasons, and the latest album, or the new Netflix series.' This new definition of text allows students to tap into their passions -- and learn to write with expertise on topics that matter to them" -- From back cover.
Business & Economics

The Analytical Marketer

How to Transform Your Marketing Organization

Author: Adele Sweetwood

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625278462

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 8970

How to lead the change Analytics are driving big changes, not only in what marketing departments do but in how they are organized, staffed, led, and run. Leaders are grappling with issues that range from building an analytically driven marketing organization and determining the kinds of structure and talent that are needed to leading interactions with IT, finance, and sales and creating a unified view of the customer. The Analytical Marketer provides critical insight into the changing marketing organization—digital, agile, and analytical—and the tools for reinventing it. Written by the head of global marketing for SAS, The Analytical Marketer is based on the author’s firsthand experience of transforming a marketing organization from “art” to “art and science.” Challenged and inspired by their company’s own analytics products, the SAS marketing team was forced to rethink itself in order to take advantage of the new capabilities that those tools offer the modern marketer. Key marketers and managers at SAS tell their stories alongside the author’s candid lessons learned as she led the marketing organization’s transformation. With additional examples from other leading companies, this book is a practical guide and set of best practices for creating a new marketing culture that thrives on and adds value through data and analytics.
Psychology

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis

Author: Richards J. Heuer

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0160590353

Category: Psychology

Page: 184

View: 429

Language Arts & Disciplines

A Student's Writing Guide

How to Plan and Write Successful Essays

Author: Gordon Taylor

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521729793

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

View: 3651

Boost your confidence and grades with this step-by-step guide to tackling university writing assignments.