Take Charge of Your Writing: Discovering Writing Through Self-Assessment

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CENGAGE Learning, Sep 1, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 348 pages

Offering a unique focus on self-assessment, this essay-level text with readings enables students to become self-aware, confident, and mature writers. Each chapter includes essays, short stories, and poetry accompanied by opening and closing self-assessments, instructional material, individual and collaborative activities, plus discussion and writing activities. A portfolio self-assessment assignment serves as a capstone project.

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Contents

CHAPTER
4
What Is Writing?
5
CLASSIFICATION ANALYSIS
10
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

David Daniel won the Private Eye Writers First Novel contest for "The Heaven Stone," which was also a Shamus Award nominee. Daniel has published eight novels and a college text on writing. He has been the Jack Kerouac Visiting Writer in Residence at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He lives in the Merrimack Valley, north of Boston.

Chris Fauske has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of New Hampshire and a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware. He has taught composition and developmental English for more than 10 years. The author of various scholarly articles in publications ranging from Teaching English in the Two-Year College to the Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, he is a faculty member of the Cambridge College writing workshop for the National Institute of Teaching Excellence program. He is also the author of Jonathan Swift and the Church of Ireland, 1710-1724 (Irish Academic Press), and the editor of collections of essays on Archbishop William King and on Maria Edgeworth. Currently, Fauske is the Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences and Technology at Newbury College.

A member of the Newbury Four (as they like to be known), the group has taught writing for a combined total of 80 years and are frequent presenters at conferences in New England.

A member of the Newbury Four (as they like to be known), the group has taught writing for a combined total of 80 years and are frequent presenters at conferences in New England.

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