Progressions

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Allyn & Bacon, 1996 - English language - 506 pages
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Everything in Progressions, 4e is geared toward helping basic writers become more confident and competent. To that end, the book has two primary thrusts: it explains and illustrates the conventions of effective writing, and it presents a range of procedures readers can follow as they work through the writing process. In short, readers learn both the characteristics of effective writing and strategies to produce such writing. Abundant support is provided: explanations are clear, concise, and friendly; illustrations come from sample writing; exercises appear frequently and are of many different kinds to suit all learners; pre-and post-tests help assess needs and progress; all writing assignments are accompanied by procedures for generating ideas and checklists for revision support; useful strategies are given for editing support; marginalia and lists provide reading support. Those who want to improve their writing.

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Contents

ONE THE WRITING PROCESS
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TIPS FOR IDENTIFYING AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE page 134
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Ordering Ideas
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Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Barbara Fine Clouse is a frequent conference presenter and seasoned writing instructor who has taught all levels of college composition, first at Youngstown State University in northeastern Ohio and then at Slippery Rock University in western Pennsylvania. In addition to this new edition of THE STUDENT WRITER: Editor and Critic, Barbara has written a number of composition texts for McGraw-Hill, including WRITING: FROM INNER TO OUTER WORLD, PATTERNS FOR A PURPOSE: A Rhetorical Reader, JUMPSTART! A Workbook for Writers WORKING IT OUT: A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers, a short prose reader for developmental students, which is avialable on Primis, McGraw's electronic database. Barbara's publications also include the fourth edition of PROGRESSIONS for Allyn & Bacon.

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