Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2, is a collection of Creative Commons licensed essays for use in the first year writing classroom, all written by writing teachers for students.
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Topics in Volume 2 of the series include the rhetorical situation, collaboration, documentation styles, weblogs, invention, writing assignment interpretation, reading critically, information literacy, ethnography, interviewing, argument, document design, and source integration.
Table of Contents
- Ten Ways To Think About Writing: Metaphoric Musings for College Writing Students by E. Shelley Reid
- Composition as a Write of Passage by Nathalie Singh-Corcoran
- Critical Thinking in College Writing: From the Personal to the Academic by Gita DasBender
- Looking for Trouble: Finding Your Way into a Writing Assignment by Catherine Savini
- How to Read Like a Writer by Mike Bunn
- Murder! (Rhetorically Speaking) by Janet Boyd
- The Complexity of Simplicity: Invention Potentials for Writing Students by Colin Charlton
- Writing “Eyeball To Eyeball”: Building A Successful Collaboration by Rebecca Ingalls
- On the Other Hand: The Role of Antithetical Writing in First Year Composition Courses by Steven D. Krause
- Introduction to Primary Research: Observations, Surveys, and Interviews by Dana Lynn Driscoll
- Putting Ethnographic Writing in Context by Seth Kahn
- Walk, Talk, Cook, Eat: A Guide to Using Sources by Cynthia R. Haller
- Reading Games: Strategies for Reading Scholarly Sources by Karen Rosenberg
- Googlepedia: Turning Information Behaviors into Research Skills by Randall McClure
- Annoying Ways People Use Sources by Kyle D. Stedman
- Everything Changes, or Why MLA Isn’t (Always) Right by Janice R. Walker
- Storytelling, Narration, and the “Who I Am” Story by Catherine Ramsdell
- The Sixth Paragraph: A Re-Vision of the Essay by Paul Lynch
- Why Blog? Searching for Writing on the Web by Alex Reid
- A Student’s Guide to Collaborative Writing Technologies by Matt Barton and Karl Klint
- Beyond Black on White: Document Design and Formatting in the Writing Classroom by Michael J. Klein and Kristi L. Shackelford
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