Student Writer: Editor and Critic

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9780070114142: Student Writer: Editor and Critic

This rhetoric with readings offers a balanced emphasis on both the writing process and the final, written product. With the thought that students must learn to identify their own process, revision is emphasized with a range of strategies. Many procedures for idea generation, organizing, drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading are presented within the context of the rhetorical modes as patterns for thought. Readings include both professsional and student essays. It provides a balanced emphasis on helping each student find his/her own process and the final written product. Specially emphasizes revision, explaining a range of revision strategies and options. Included is coverage of peer review and collaboration, and contemporary pedagogical techniques often difficult to teach if unassisted by written support. Also incorporated are examples of both professional (2/3 of readings) and student (1/3 of readings) essays, providing useful models and springboards for discussion and analysis. The book expands upon treatment of argumentation by using both professional and student models to illustrate that effective arguments combine elements of rhetorical strategies.

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Barbara Fine Clouse is a frequent conference presenter and seasoned writing instructor who has taught all levels of college composition, first at Youngstown State University in northeastern Ohio and then at Slippery Rock University in western Pennsylvania. In addition to this new edition of THE STUDENT WRITER: Editor and Critic, Barbara has written a number of composition texts for McGraw-Hill, including WRITING: FROM INNER TO OUTER WORLD, PATTERNS FOR A PURPOSE: A Rhetorical Reader, JUMPSTART! A Workbook for Writers WORKING IT OUT: A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers, a short prose reader for developmental students, which is avialable on Primis, McGraw’s electronic database. Barbara's publications also include the fourth edition of PROGRESSIONS for Allyn & Bacon.

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Clouse, Barbara Fine
Published by Mcgraw-Hill College (1992)
ISBN 10: 0070114145 ISBN 13: 9780070114142
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