2013, English, Book edition: Writing and reading across the curriculum, brief edition plus new mycomplab accesscard package. BEHRENS, LAURENCE.

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Writing and reading across the curriculum, brief edition plus new mycomplab accesscard package
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  • New york : Longman, 2013.
  • English

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  • Writing and reading across the curriculum, brief edition plus new mycomplab accesscard package.
  • New york : Longman, 2013.
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I How to Write Summaries, Critiques, Syntheses, and Analyses
  • ch. 1 Summary
  • What Is a Summary?
  • Can a Summary Be Objective?
  • Using the Summary
  • Box: Where Do We Find Written Summaries?
  • The Reading Process
  • Box: Critical Reading for Summary
  • How to Write Summaries
  • Box: Guidelines for Writing Summaries
  • Demonstration: Summary
  • Will Your Job Be Exported? /​ Alan S. Blinder
  • Read, Reread, Highlight
  • Divide into Stages of Thought
  • Write a Brief Summary of Each Stage of Thought
  • Write a Thesis: A Brief Summary of the Entire Passage
  • Write the First Draft of the Summary
  • Summary 1 Combine Thesis Sentence with Brief Section Summaries
  • The Strategy of the Shorter Summary
  • Summary 2 Combine Thesis Sentence, Section Summaries, and Carefully Chosen Details
  • The Strategy of the Longer Summary
  • How Long Should a Summary Be?
  • Exercise 1.1 Individual and Collaborative Summary Practice
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Contents note continued: Box: Rules for Avoiding Plagiarism
  • ch. 2 Critical Reading and Critique
  • Critical Reading
  • Question 1 To What Extent Does the Author Succeed in His or Her Purpose?
  • Box: Where Do We Find Written Critiques?
  • Writing to Inform
  • Evaluating Informative Writing
  • Writing to Persuade
  • Exercise 2.1 Informative and Persuasive Thesis Statements
  • Evaluating Persuasive Writing
  • The Moon We Left Behind /​ Charles Krauthammer
  • Exercise 2.2 Critical Reading Practice
  • Persuasive Strategies
  • Logical Argumentation: Avoiding Logical Fallacies
  • Box: Tone
  • Exercise 2.3 Understanding Logical Fallacies
  • Writing to Entertain
  • Question 2 To What Extent Do You Agree with the Author?
  • Identify Points of Agreement and Disagreement
  • Exercise 2.4 Exploring Your Viewpoints
  • -in Three Paragraphs
  • Explore the Reasons for Agreement and Disagreement: Evaluate Assumptions
  • Inferring and Implying Assumptions
  • Contents note continued: An Example of Hidden Assumptions from the World of Finance
  • Critique
  • How to Write Critiques
  • Box: Guidelines for Writing Critiques
  • Demonstration: Critique
  • To What Extent Does the Author Succeed in His or Her Purpose?
  • To What Extent Do You Agree with the Author? Evaluate Assumptions
  • Model Critique: A Critique of Charles Krauthammer's "The Moon We Left Behind" /​ Andrew Harlan
  • Exercise 2.5 Informal Critique of the Model Critique
  • The Strategy of the Critique
  • Box: Critical Reading for Critique
  • ch. 3 Synthesis
  • What Is a Synthesis?
  • Summary and Critique as a Basis for Synthesis
  • Inference as a Basis for Synthesis: Moving Beyond Summary and Critique
  • Purpose
  • Box: Where Do We Find Written Syntheses?
  • Example: Same Sources, Different Uses
  • Using Your Sources
  • Types of Syntheses: Explanatory and Argument
  • Explanation: News Article from the New York Times
  • Contents note continued: While Warning About Fat, U.S. Pushes Cheese Sales /​ Michael Moss
  • Argument: Editorial from the Boston Globe
  • Got Too Much Cheese? /​ Derrick Z. Jackson
  • What Are Genetically Modified (GM) Foods?
  • Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms
  • -The United States Department of Energy
  • Why a GM Freeze?
  • -The GM Freeze Campaign
  • How to Write Syntheses
  • Box: Guidelines for Writing Syntheses
  • The Argument Synthesis
  • The Elements of Argument: Claim, Support, and Assumption
  • Claim
  • Support
  • Assumption
  • Assumptions
  • Exercise 3.1 Practicing Claim, Support, and Assumption
  • Demonstration: Developing an Argument Synthesis
  • -Balancing Privacy and Safety in the Wake of Virginia Tech
  • Mass Shootings at Virginia Tech, April 16, 2007
  • -Report of the Review Panel
  • Colleges Are Watching Troubled Students /​ Jeffrey McMurray
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Exercise 3.2 Critical Reading for Synthesis
  • Contents note continued: Consider Your Purpose
  • Making a Claim: Formulate a Thesis
  • Decide How You Will Use Your Source Material
  • Develop an Organizational Plan
  • Formulate an Argument Strategy
  • Draft and Revise Your Synthesis
  • Model Argument Synthesis: Balancing Privacy and Safety in the Wake of Virginia Tech /​ David Harrison
  • The Strategy of the Argument Synthesis
  • Developing and Organizing the Support for Your Arguments
  • Summarize, Paraphrase, and Quote Supporting Evidence
  • Provide Various Types of Evidence and Motivational Appeals
  • Use Climactic Order
  • Use Logical or Conventional Order
  • Present and Respond to Counterarguments
  • Box: Developing and Organizing Support for Your Arguments
  • Use Concession
  • The Comparison-and-Contrast Synthesis
  • Organizing Comparison-and-Contrast Syntheses
  • Organizing by Source or Subject
  • Organizing by Criteria
  • Exercise 3.3 Comparing and Contrasting
  • Contents note continued: A Case for Comparison-and-Contrast: World War I and World War II
  • Comparison-and-Contrast Organized by Criteria
  • Model Exam Response
  • The Strategy of the Exam Response
  • Avoid Common Fallacies in Developing and Using Support
  • The Explanatory Synthesis
  • Model Explanatory Synthesis
  • Explanatory Synthesis: Privacy vs. Safety in the Wake of Virginia Tech
  • The Strategy of the Explanatory Synthesis
  • Summary
  • ch. 4 Analysis
  • What Is an Analysis?
  • Box: Where Do We Find Written Analyses?
  • How to Write Analyses
  • The Plug-In Drug /​ Marie Winn
  • Exercise 4.1 Reading Critically: Winn
  • Locate and Apply an Analytic Tool
  • Locate an Analytic Tool
  • Apply the Analytic Tool
  • Analysis Across the Curriculum
  • Formulate a Thesis
  • Box: Guidelines for Writing Analyses
  • Turning Key Elements of a Principle or a Definition into Questions
  • Developing the Paragraph-by-Paragraph Logic of Your Paper
  • Contents note continued: Draft and Revise Your Analysis
  • Write an Analysis, Not a Summary
  • Make Your Analysis Systematic
  • Answer the "So What?" Question
  • Box: Critical Reading for Analysis
  • Attribute Sources Appropriately
  • When Your Perspective Guides the Analysis
  • Demonstration: Analysis
  • Model Analysis: The Case of the Missing Kidney: An Analysis of Rumor /​ Linda Shanker
  • Exercise 4.2 Informal Analysis of the Model Analysis
  • The Strategy of the Analysis
  • pt. II A Brief Take
  • ch. 5 The Roar of the Tiger Mom
  • Read; Prepare to Write
  • Box: Group Assignment #1: Make a Topic List
  • Box: Group Assignment #2: Create a Topic Web
  • Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior /​ Amy Chua
  • Mother Inferior? /​ Hanna Rosin
  • Amy Chua is a Wimp /​ David Brooks
  • In the Eye of the Tiger /​ Meghan Daum
  • Tiger Mom vs. Tiger Mailroom /​ Patrick Goldstein
  • America's Top Parent /​ Elizabeth Kolbert
  • In Defense of Being a Kid /​ James Bernard Murphy
  • Contents note continued: Explanatory Synthesis
  • Analysis
  • Argument
  • pt. III An Anthology of Readings
  • ch. 6 The Changing Landscape of Work in the Twenty-First Century
  • Prospects for Graduates
  • A Post-College Flow Chart of Misery and Pain /​ Jenna Brager
  • Many with New College Degree Find Job Market Humbling /​ Catherine Rampell
  • Job Outlook for College Graduates Slowly Improving /​ Lacey Johnson
  • Data on the Job Market
  • College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings: Not All College Degrees are Created Equal /​ Jeff Strohl
  • Employment Projections: 2010-2020 Summary /​ U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Work and Identity
  • No Long Term: New Work and the Corrosion of Character /​ Richard Sennett
  • Trends Affecting Work
  • Will Your Job Be Exported? [Summary] /​ Alan S. Blinder
  • Is Your Job an Endangered Species? /​ Andy Kessler
  • Degrees and Dollars /​ Paul Krugman
  • Synthesis Activities
  • Research Activities
  • ch. 7 Have You Heard This? The Latest on Rumor
  • Contents note continued: The Gossips /​ Norman Rockwell
  • Frankenchicken
  • -Snopes.com
  • Truth Is in the Ear of the Beholder /​ Gregory Rodriguez
  • Fighting That Old Devil Rumor /​ Sandra Salmans
  • A Psychology of Rumor /​ Robert H. Knapp
  • "Paul is Dead!" (said Fred) /​ Alan Glenn
  • Political Smear Rumors: Two Case Studies
  • In Untruths About Obama, Echoes of a Distant Time /​ Samuel G. Freedman
  • The Anatomy of a Smear Campaign: The Case of John McCain /​ Richard H. Davis
  • How Rumors Help Us Make Sense of an Uncertain World /​ Nicholas DiFonzo
  • Rumor Cascades and Group Polarization /​ Cass R. Sunstein
  • Managing Rumors /​ Helio Fred Garcia
  • The Rumor /​ John Updike
  • ch. 8 Green Power
  • Going Green: a Wedge Issue
  • The Dangerous Delusions of Energy Independence /​ Robert Bryce
  • A Debate on the Future of Nuclear Power, Post-Fukushima
  • Box: How A Nuclear Reactor Works
  • Contents note continued: The Future of Nukes, and of Japan /​ Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.
  • No Fail-Safe Option /​ Eugene Robinson
  • Why I Still Support Nuclear Power, Even After Fukushima /​ William Tucker
  • If the Japanese Can't Build a Safe Reactor, Who Can? /​ Anne Applebaum
  • Solar Power
  • State Solar Power Plans Are as Big as All Outdoors /​ Marla Dickerson
  • Here Comes the Sun /​ Paul Krugman
  • Solar Is Getting Cheaper, But How Far Can It Go? /​ Brad Plumer
  • Wind Power
  • The Island in the Wind /​ Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Wind Power Puffery /​ H. Sterling Burnett
  • ch. 9 New and Improved: Six Decades of Advertising
  • Advertising's Fifteen Basic Appeals /​ Jib Fowles
  • Making the Pitch in Print Advertising /​ Marian Burk Wood
  • Box: Checklist for Producing Excellent Copy
  • Selling Happiness: Two Pitches from Mad Men
  • A Portfolio of Print Advertisements
  • A Portfolio of TV Commercials
  • Contents note continued: Research Activities.
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