The Brief Handbook

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Heinle, Jul 1, 2003 - Education - 583 pages
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This brief handbook emphasizes strategies for success in a composition course and in a college career. It now features more student models, extensive coverage of avoiding plagiarism and evaluating sources, plus a chapter on 10 Habits for Successful Students, which provides information on time management strategies, advice for utilizing campus services, tips on utilizing technology, insight into becoming active learners and other essential topics. It also incorporates a College Survival Skills section. on topics such as using electronic sources evaluating both print and electronic sources. In addition, APA coverage is now in a separate chapter and information on all of the documentation styles has been increased along with the number of citations presented for each.

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Contents

Argumentation
82
Writing Argumentative Essays
91
Revising Sentence
280
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Laurie G. Kirszner is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.

Stephen R. Mandell is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.

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