A Short Course in Writing: Composition, Collaborative Learning, and Constructive Reading

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Pearson Longman, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 380 pages

For over thirty-five years, A Short Course in Writing has helped students explore, explain, and defend their ideas through position papers, collaborative activities, and peer review.

A Short Course in Writing features an emphasis on constructivist reading and writing, sequenced and formal writing exercises, and collaborative exercises designed for in-class use.

John Trimbur and Harvey Kail author a new Foreword that situates the book in its historical context, explaining how the philosophy that informs the book developed and demonstrating how it continues to influence classroom pedagogy to this day.

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