A Short Course in Writing: Composition, Collaborative Learning, and Constructive Reading (4th Revised edition)

A Short Course in Writing: Composition, Collaborative Learning, and Constructive Reading (4th Revised edition)

By: Kenneth A. Bruffee (author)Paperback

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With an emphasis on collaborative learning throughout, A Short Course in Writing helps students write position papers, exploring, explaining, or defending ideas they develop on topics of their own choosing. Over 50 classroom-tested collaborative exercises are included emphasizing the major phases of essay writing.

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Contents

Introduction: Writing, Collaboration, and Social Construction. I. REMEMBERING, QUESTIONING, GENERALIZING. II. CRITICAL ISSUES IN WRITING POSITION PAPERS. III. CONSTRUCTIVE READING. IV. REACHING OUT TO MEMBERS OF OTHER COMMUNITIES. V. RESEARCH AND RESEARCH WRITING. VI. A COURSE FOR WRITING PEER TUTORS. Anthology of Student Essays. Anthology of Professional Essays. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Index of Collaborative Learning Tasks.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780673521903
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 380
  • ID: 9780673521903
  • weight: 1123
  • ISBN10: 0673521907
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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