College Writing Skills

Author: Peder Jones

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 453

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College Writing Skills uses explanation, demonstration, and practice to teach skills essential to success in college writing. For this course Peder Jones and Jay Farness have constructed a framework of rhetoric--work in composing paragraphs and essays--around disciplined study of sentences and words. The authors have sought in each section of the book to combine the most useful features of contemporary and traditional approaches to college English. Their overall aim is to enable the beginning college writer to compose clear and effective sentences, paragraphs, and compositions. This new edition of College Writing Skills is a refinement of the four previous editions; it has been shaped by helpful comments from students and instructors who have used the course. Exercises have been updated, and many minor changes for clarity have been made. Basic features of this text have not changed, however. As a hybrid of textbook and workbook, it continues to stress focused practice leading to directed independent composing activities; it emphasizes student writing rather than students reading about writing. This emphasis translates into more than 500 sets of exercises, more than 100 optional workshop activities, and an Appendix covering special problems in the acquisition of English. The exercises in this textbook embody our belief that practice is crucial to improving one's writing skills. Accordingly, this text provides practice in forming ideas, in getting ideas our one's head and onto paper, in experimenting with various sentence structures in order to achieve clarity, in following models of correct grammar and effective style, and in making the writing process pay off through effective revision and editing. A Collegiate Press book

Issues in Applied Physics: 2011 Edition

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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

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Category: Science

Page: 3910

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Issues in Applied Physics / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Applied Physics. The editors have built Issues in Applied Physics: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Applied Physics in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Applied Physics: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

New Scientist

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Page: 80

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Century 21 Accounting: General Journal

Author: Claudia Bienias Gilbertson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 880

View: 228

Transform your high school accounting course with CENTURY 21 ACCOUNTING GENERAL JOURNAL 10E, the leader in high school accounting education for more than 100 years. Input from educators, accounting professionals, content experts, and high school accounting students has informed the tenth edition's new critical-thinking activities, real-world applications, updated Accounting instruction, and enhanced online learning solutions, including Online Working Papers and Automated Accounting Online computerized accounting software. CENTURY 21 ACCOUNTING 10E maintains its renowned instructional design and step-by-step approach to teaching the mechanics of accounting. Greater emphasis on conceptual understanding and financial statement analysis in the tenth edition encourages students to apply accounting concepts to real-world situations and make informed business decisions. New features like Forensic Accounting, Think Like an Accountant, Financial Literacy, and Why Accounting? are a few examples of the expanded opportunities for students to master valued skills, such as critical thinking and technology use, as defined by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. In addition, commercial technology, integrated throughout the text, equips students to work with Microsoft Excel, Peachtree, QuickBooks, and Automated Accounting Online, with step-by-step instructions and the flexibility to use multiple versions of software. Trust the dedicated leader in accounting education to transform your accounting course with a time-tested instructional design, enhanced digital solutions, and a comprehensive package to address your contemporary classroom needs and prepare your students for success in the 21st century. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition

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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

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Category: Medical

Page: 1345

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Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine. The editors have built Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.