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  1. Reinventing Curriculum

    A Complex Perspective on Literacy and Writing

    By Linda Laidlaw

    In this book, Linda Laidlaw explores the questions: What happens when children begin to write? Why is it that the teaching and practice of writing seems at times to be difficult in schools? How might teachers work differently to create more inviting spaces for developing literacy? The premise is...

    Published April 6th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Composition in Convergence

    The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment

    By Diane Penrod

    Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment considers how technological forms--such as computers and online courses--transform the assessment of writing, in addition to text classroom activity. Much has been written on how technology has affected writing, but...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Visual Thinking, Online Documentation, and Hypertext

    A Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly

    Edited by Craig Baehr, John Logie

    This special issue addresses new approaches to developing Web sites, hypertext, and other forms of online documentation, and considers how the changing nature of hypertext requires us to adopt new development strategies that follow how readers act and interact in a highly visual-spatial medium. The...

    Published February 11th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism

    By Mark Stoner, Sally J. Perkins

    Using a developmental approach to the process of criticism, Making Sense of Messages serves as an introduction to rhetorical criticism for communication majors. The text employs models of criticism to offer pointed and reflective commentary on the thinking process used to apply theory to a message....

    Published October 28th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Modern Rhetorical Criticism

    By Roderick P Hart, Suzanne Daughton

    A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the analysis of public rhetoric, Modern Rhetorical Criticism teaches readers how to examine and interpret rhetorical situations, ideas, arguments, structure, and style. The text covers a wide range of critical techniques, from cultural and dramatistic...

    Published October 12th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Defining Visual Rhetorics

    Edited by Charles A. Hill, Marguerite Helmers

    Images play an important role in developing consciousness and the relationship of the self to its surroundings. In this distinctive collection, editors Charles A. Hill and Marguerite Helmers examine the connection between visual images and persuasion, or how images act rhetorically upon viewers....

    Published February 17th 2004 by Routledge

  7. The State of Technical Communication in Its Academic Context: Part I

    A Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly

    Edited by Carolyn Rude

    Several recent developments in the history of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) and Technical Communication Quarterly (TCQ) led to this special issue on the state of technical communication in its academic context. This issue focuses on the work of the association as it helps...

    Published February 17th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Demythologizing Language Difference in the Academy

    Establishing Discipline-Based Writing Programs

    By Mark Waldo

    In this volume, Mark Waldo argues that writing across the curriculum (WAC) programs should be housed in writing centers and explains an innovative approach to enhancing their effectiveness: focus WAC on the writing agendas of the disciplines. He asserts that WAC operation should reflect an academy...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Writing Groups Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Edited by Beverly J. Moss, Nels P. Highberg, Melissa Nicolas

    Series: International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) Press Series

    This unique collection considers the nature of writing groups inside and outside the academic environment. Exploring writing groups as contextual literacy events, editors Beverly J. Moss, Nels P. Highberg, and Melissa Nicolas bring together contributors to document and reflect on the various types...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge