Reading, Writing And Reasoning: A guide for students

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Sep 1, 2011 - Education - 304 pages
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Contents

Reading and writing talking and thinking
1
Part 1 Reading as a student
7
11 Finding meaning in written texts
9
12 Cultural literacy
15
13 Thinking about what why when where and how you read
19
14 Approaching reading in different ways and at different levels
28
Survey Question Read Recite Review
36
16 Taking notes about what you have read
41
citation and referencing
117
thinking about style
165
Part 3 Developing arguments in your writing
203
31 Influencing the beliefs of others
205
32 Arguments of a different kind
220
33 Analysing and evaluating arguments
240
Responses to tasks
250
References
272

Part 2 Writing as a student
45
21 The purpose of essays and other written tasks
47
22 The writing process
57
punctuation spelling and grammar
83
Index
277
Advert
281
Back cover
285
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About the author (2011)

Gavin Fairbairn is Professor of Ethics and Language at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely and his books include Reading at University (Open University Press, 2001) and Becoming an Author (Open University Press, 2006).

Christopher Winch is Professor Educational Philosophy and Policy and Head of Department in the Department of Education and Professional Studies, King's College, London, UK. He has published widely in philosophy, linguistics and education.

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