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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 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. 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 July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Reader on Writing Centers and New Media

    Edited by Sohui Lee, Russell G. Carpenter

    This collection of essays appears on the wave of digital media tutoring developments in university and college writing centers in the United States and around the world. It provides students and scholars of literacy, new media, and communication as well as writing center practitioners with a...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. International Life Writing

    Memory and Identity in Global Context

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur

    Representing the best of international life writing scholarship, this collection reveals extraordinary stories of remarkable lives. These wide-ranging accounts span the Americas, Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Pacific over a period of more than two centuries. Showing fascinating...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Digital Storytelling

    Capturing Lives, Creating Community

    By Joe Lambert

    Listen deeply. Tell stories. This is the mantra of the Center for Digital Storytelling (CDS) in Berkeley California, which, since 1998 has worked with nearly 1,000 organizations around the world and trained more than 15,000 people in the art of digital storytelling. In this revised...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism

    Edited by Brian Ott, Greg Dickinson

    Bringing together 50 key readings on rhetorical criticism in a single accessible format, The Rhetorical Criticism Reader furnishes instructors with an ideal resource for teaching and practicing the art of rhetorical criticism. Unlike existing readers and textbooks, which rely on cookie-cutter...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Report Writing for Readers with Little Time

    By Rien Elling, Bas A. Andeweg, Christine Swankhuizen, Jaap de Jong, Kim van der Linden

    Writing reports is a vital skill in many professions and roles across every sector. Despite this, the majority of reports generated in organizations tend to be difficult to read, dull and do not make the impact they should - either for the content or for the author. In this book, you will learn how...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, 3rd Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy

    Short enough to be synoptic, yet long enough to be usefully detailed, A Short History of Writing Instruction is the ideal text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in rhetoric and composition. It preserves the legacy of writing instruction from antiquity to contemporary times with a...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Ecology, Writing Theory, and New Media

    Writing Ecology

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Moving beyond ecocomposition, this book galvanizes conversations in ecology and writing not with an eye toward homogenization, but with an agenda of firmly establishing the significance of writing research that intersects with ecology. It looks to establish ecological writing studies not just as a...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge