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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 new and published books in the subject of Writing & Composition — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing

    Principles and Techniques

    By Eli Hinkel

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing sets out a clear big picture for curricular thinking about L2 writing pedagogy and offers a step-by-step guide to curriculum design with practical examples and illustrations. Its main purpose is to help pre-service and practicing teachers design courses...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms

    By Donna Kalmbach Phillips, Mindy Legard Larson

    Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers’ identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Classical rhetoric was originally all about speech; then as the new technology emerged, it took an interest in writing. We are at a kind of mirror moment now. The present field of composition and rhetoric has been preoccupied with writing for the last fifty or more years, but scholars are looking...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Essential Grammar for Today's Writers, Students, and Teachers

    By Nancy Sullivan

    This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Talk about Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson

    Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. The study uses a research-driven, iteratively tested framework to help writing center...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy as a Literary Art

    Making Things Up

    Edited by Costica Bradatan

    Despite philosophers’ growing interest in the relation between philosophy and literature in general, over the last few decades comparatively few studies have been published dealing more narrowly with the literary aspects of philosophical texts. The relationship between philosophy and literature is...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Preparing to Teach Writing

    Research, Theory, and Practice, 4th Edition

    By James D. Williams

    Preparing to Teach Writing, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive survey of theories, research, and methods associated with teaching composition successfully at the middle, secondary, and college levels. Research and theory are examined with the aim of informing teaching. Practicing and...

    Published February 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Media in Disaster Response

    How Experience Architects Can Build for Participation

    By Liza Potts

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Social Media in Disaster Response focuses on how emerging social web tools provide researchers and practitioners with new opportunities to address disaster communication and information design for participatory cultures. Both groups, however, currently lack research toolkits for tracing participant...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge