Bad Ideas about Writing podcast
Bad Ideas about Writing is an open-access book edited by Cheryl E. Ball and Drew M. Loewe that counters major myths about writing instruction. Written for a general audience, the collection offers opinionated, research-based statements intended to spark debate and to offer a better way of teaching writing. The podcast is unaffiliated with the editors or authors and read by Dr. Kyle Stedman from Rockford University. All donations and ad revenue support the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund and the Computers and Writing Graduate Research Network.
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing is a book series containing peer-reviewed collections of essays—all composed by teachers for students—with each volume freely available for download under a Creative Commons license. Writing Spaces aims to build a library of quality open access textbooks for the writing classroom as an alternative to costly textbooks.
Write What Matters
A modular open educational resource to support first-year writing courses in Idaho
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Book Description:Have you ever wished for a comprehensive source that would steer you in the right direction through all of your reading and writing assignments? This text aims to be that kind of guide. We included lessons, examples, exercises, and definitions for many of the reading and writing-related situations that you will encounter in your first-year writing courses as well as other subject-specific classes that require writing.
Writing in College: From Competence to Excellence
Writing in College: From Competence to Excellence is designed for students who have largely mastered the conventions of high-school level writing and are now rising to meet more the advanced expectations of college. Students will find in Writing in College a warm invitation to think of themselves as full, self-motivated members of the academic community. With concise explanations, clear multi-disciplinary examples and empathy for the challenges of student life, this short textbook both explains the purposes behind college-level writing and offers indispensable advice for organization and expression.
Writing for Success – 1st Canadian H5P Edition
Writing for Success is a text that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. It includes over 150 interactive H5P activities.
A Guide to Rhetoric, Genre, and Success in First-Year Writing
This book combines the Introduction to Writing in College by Melanie Gagich and ENG 102: Reading, Writing and Research by Emilie Zickel, which were both supported by Cleveland State University’s 2017 Textbook Affordability Small Grant. The book was then revised, edited, and formatted by Melanie Gagich, Emilie Zickel, Yvonne Bruce, Sarah Lacy, John Lanning, Amanda Lloyd, Charlotte Morgan, and Rashida Mustafa. This work was made possible through the generous support of the Cleveland State University Office of the Provost.
Excelsior Online Writing Lab Guides: Rhetorical Styles
Welcome to Rhetorical Styles!
In the Rhetorical Styles area of the Excelsior OWL, you’ll learn about different rhetorical styles or, essentially, different strategies for developing your essays and other writing assignments. These basic strategies are not all encompassing but will provide you with a foundation and a flexibility to help you as you engage in writing assignments in your introductory writing classes and beyond.
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