Academic Writing with Readings: Concepts and Connections (Paperback)

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* An emphasis on core academic skills: Academic Writing introduces core concepts used across a variety of disciplines in order to help students recognize patterns that appear in all academic reading and writing situations.
* Connections across contexts: From traditional science reports written for fellow scholars to blogs written for general audiences, this interdisciplinary text contains a wide range of readings, allowing students to examine how context influences academic writing.
* Concept in Practice and Applying the Concepts features: These features encourage students to apply the critical reading, research, and writing strategies that they learn in composition courses to what they read and write in all of their courses.
* An anthology: This accompanying anthology includes forty-two articles drawn from across a wide range of disciplines-including Sociology, Psychology, Computer Science, Communications, History, Art, Communications, Business, Economics, Geography, and Environmental Science-which are grouped together
by engaging interdisciplinary themes: Social Networks (Chapter 13), Perceptions and Perspectives (Chapter 14), Language, Literacy, and Technology (Chapter 15), Violence and Justice (Chapter 16), and Conservation and the Environment (Chapter 17).

About the Author

Teresa Thonney is Associate Professor of English at Columbia Basin College.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780199947430
ISBN-10: 0199947430
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: February 20th, 2015
Pages: 928
Language: English