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A Guide to College Writing

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A Guide to College Writing by Anson, Chris, 9780134186443
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  • ISBN: 9780134186443 | 0134186443
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2016
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For courses in first-year composition and rhetoric.


A refreshing new choice that addresses writing in all college-level courses

A Guide to College Writing is both an excellent introduction to college writing for composition courses that emphasize writing across the curriculum (WAC), and a writing guide for use in any college course.  The text does not teach any one form, but rather how to observe, analyze, and reproduce the forms and intellectual strategies of whatever the students might be asked to read and write. Students are walked through the writing process, beginning with shorter, lower-stakes “microtheme” assignments and scaffolding toward longer, sustained formal projects typical of their discipline. Throughout, students learn how to use writing as a learning tool.


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