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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce P Ballenger
ISBN: 0205531466 9780205531462
OCLC Number: 86115472
Description: 657 pages, [131] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Instructor Preface Student Preface PART ONE - THE SPIRIT OF INQUIRY Chapter 1: Writing as Inquiry Motives for Writing Beliefs About Writing Exercise 1.1: What Do You Believe? One Student's Response: Jon's Journal Inquiring into the Details: Journals Unlearning Unhelpful Beliefs The Beliefs of This Book Inquiring into the Details: Portfolios Writing Situations and Rhetorical Choices Habits of Mind Start with Questions, Not Answers Suspend Judgment Search for Surprise Exercise 1.2 A Roomful of Details One Student's Response: Margaret's Journal Inquiring into the Details: Invention Strategies Writing as a Process Recognizing the Challenges Exercise 1.3 What Is Your Process? Thinking About Your Process Linear versus Recursive Models Dialectical Thinking Exercise 1.4 Practicing Dialectical Thinking One Student's Response: Jon's Journal Writing with Computers Exercise 1.5 Overcome Your Own Challenges Using What You Have Learned Chapter 2: Reading as Inquiry Motives for Reading Beliefs About Reading Exercise 2.1 What Do You Believe? Reading Situations and Rhetorical Choices Reading as a Process Linear versus Recursive Models Exercise 2.2 Reading Strategies Reading: Henry David Thoreau, Excerpt from Walden Inquiring into the Details: Reading Perspectives Dialectical Thinking Writing with Computers Believing and Doubting Exercise 2.3 Practicing Dialectical Thinking Reading: Bruce Ballenger, "The Importance of Writing Badly" One Student's Response: Todd's Journal Inquiring into the Details: The Double-Entry Journal Adapting to Unfamiliar Reading Situations Exercise 2.4 Further Practice: Untangling Academic Prose Reading: David W. Noble, excerpt from The Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation Inquiring into the Details: Encountering Unfamiliar Genres "Reading" The Visual Learning the Grammar of Images Some Strategies for Reading Images Exercise 2.5 Reading Images The "Look" of Writing Using What You Have Learned Chapter 3: Ways of Inquiring Opening Questions for Inquiry Exploration Explanation Evaluation Reflection Practicing Inquiry Reading: Bruce Ballenger, "How Much Should We Care What Happens to Animals" Exercise 3.1 Exploring Within and Without Reading: Frank Bruni, excerpt from "It Died for Us" One Student's Response: Daniel's Journal Exercise 3.2 Explaining to Yourself, Explaining to Others One Student's Response: Daniel's Journal Exercise 3.3 Evaluating the Arguments One Student's Response: Daniel's JournalExercise 3.4 Reflecting on the Process One Student's Response: Daniel's Journal Symphonic Inquiry Inquiring into the Details: Time to Write Using What You Have Learned PART TWO - INQUIRY PROJECTS Chapter 4: Writing a Personal Essay Writing About Experience Motives for Writing a Personal Essay Personal Essays and Academic Writing Features of the Form Personal Essay: Anne-Marie Oomen, "The Barn" Inquiring into the Essay Personal Essay: Naomi Shibab Nye, "Long Overdue" Inquiring into the Essay Personal Essay: Judith Ortiz Cofer, "One More Lesson" Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: Self Portrait by Frances Benjamin Johnston The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas One Student's Response: Margaret's Journal Inquiring into the Details: Clustering or Mapping Judging What You Have Writing the Sketch Writing with Computers Student Sketch: Lana Kuchta, "The Way I Remember" Moving from Sketch to Draft Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Composing the Draft Workshopping the Draft Writing with Computers Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Julia C. Arredondo, "Beet Field Dreams" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 5: Writing a Profile Writing About People Motives for Writing a Profile The Profile and Academic Writing Features of the Form Profile: Sonja Livingston, "Thumb-Sucking Girl" Inquiring into the Essay Profile: Anonymous, "Soup" Inquiring into the Essay Profile: Lauren Slater, "Dr. Daedalus" Inquiring into the Essay Profile: Gib Akin, "Joe Cool" Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: Roy Takeno Reading Paper in Front of Office by Ansel Adams The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas One Student's Response: Jennifer's Journal One Student's Response: Bruce's Journal Judging What You Have Interviewing Inquiring into the Details: Tape Recorders Selected Interview Notes: Margaret Parker, "Medical Student" Writing the Sketch Moving from Sketch to Draft Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Composing the Draft Writing with Computers Workshopping the Draft Reflecting on the Draft Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Margaret Parker, "Medical Student" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 6: Writing a Review Writing That Evaluates Motives for Writing a Review The Review and Academic Writing Features of the Form Review: Anthony Lane, "Space Case" Inquiring into the Essay Review: Lester Bangs, "Review of Peter Guralnick's Lost Highways" Inquiring into the Essay Review: Ann Hodgman, "No Wonder They Call Me a Bitch" Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: Choosing the Best Picture The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas Writing with Computers Judging What You Have Exercise 6.1 From Jury to Judgment One Student's Response: Christy's Journal Inquiring into the Details: Collaborating on Criteria Writing the Sketch Student Sketch: Christy Claymore, "Casablanca: Even As Time Goes By" Moving from Sketch to Draft Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Composing the Draft Workshopping the Draft One Student's Response: Christy's Journal Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Christy Claymore, "Casablanca Endures: Even As Time Goes By" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 7: Writing a Proposal Writing About Problems and Solutions Problems of Consequence Problems of Scale Motives for Writing Proposals The Proposal and Academic Writing Features of the Form Proposal: Barrett Seaman, "How Binging Became the New College Sport" Inquiring into the Essay Proposal: Michael Arad and Peter Walker, "Reflecting Absence" Inquiring into the Essay Proposal: Julie Ann Homutoff, "A Research Proposal: Effect of Infant's Perceived Gender?" Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: The Faces of Meth Use The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas One Student's Response: Caesar's Journal One Student's Response: Gina's Journal Inquiring into the Details: Causation Judging What You Have Inquiring into the Details: Writing a Research Proposal Writing the Sketch Student Sketch: Gina Sinisi, "Clothing Optional" Moving from Sketch to Draft One Student's Response: Gina's Journal Writing with Computers Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Composing the Draft Inquiring into the Details: Evidence-A Case Study Workshopping the Draft Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Gina Sinisi, "Clothing Optional" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 8: Writing an Argument Writing to Persuade People Getting into Arguments Arguments and Inquiry Making Claims Two Sides to Every Argument? Motives for Writing an Argument The Argument and Academic Writing Features of the Form Argument: Alice Goodman, "Getting Real in the Classroom" Inquiring into the Essay Inquiring into the Details: Some Basic Argument Strategies Argument: George F. Will, "The `Growth Model' and the Growth of Illiteracy" Inquiring into the Essay Argument: Erin Aubry Kaplan, "Still Trying to Kick the Kink" Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: The "Imagetext" As Argument The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas One Student's Response: Ben's Journal Writing with Computers Judging What You Have Got Writing the Sketch Student Sketch: Ben Bloom, "How to Really Rock the Vote" Moving from Sketch to Draft Inquiring into the Details: Ethos, Pathos, and Logos and the Rhetorical Situation Inquiring into the Details: Using Toulmin to Analyze Arguments Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Composing the Draft Inquiring into the Details: What Evidence Can Do Workshopping the Draft Inquiring into the Details: Ten Common Logical Fallacies Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Kelly Sundberg, "I Am Not a Savage" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 9: Writing a Critical Essay Writing About Literature Motives for Writing a Critical Essay The Critical Essay and Academic Writing Features of the Form Short Story: Leslie Marmon Silko, "Lullaby" Inquiring into the Story One Student's Response: Noel's Journal Short Story: Joyce Carol Oates, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" Inquiring into the Story Critical Essay: Alice Hall Petry, "Who Is Ellie? Oates' `Where Are Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'" Inquiring into the Essay Essay: Michael Dorris, "Three Yards" Inquiring into the Details: How to Read Nonfiction Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas Inquiring into the Details: Common Literary Devices Judging What You Have Inquiring into the Details: What Is A "Strong Reading"? Writing a Sketch Student Sketch: Julie Bird, "What Is the Role of Nature in `Lullaby'?" Moving from Sketch to Draft Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Writing with Computers Composing the Draft Workshopping the Draft Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Julie Bird, "Nature as Being: Landscape in Silko's `Lullaby'" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 10: Writing an Ethnographic Essay Writing About Culture Motives for Writing Ethnography Ethnography and Academic Writing Features of the Form Ethnographic Essay: Rachel Simmons, "Intimate Enemies" Inquiring into the Essay Ethnographic Essay: Patricia Leigh Brown, "For the Muslim Prom Queen, There Are No Kings Allowed" Inquiring into the Essay Ethnographic Essay: Rebakah Nathan, "My Freshman Year: Worldliness and Worldview" Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: Mrs. Smith's Kitchen Table and Vanity the Day After She Died The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Writing with Computers Generating Ideas Writing with Computers Judging What You Have Inquiring into the Details: Questions Ethnographers Ask Inquiring into the Details: Ethnography and Ethics Field Notes: Rita Guerra, "Field Notes on Friday Afternoon at Emerald Lanes" Writing the Sketch Moving from Sketch to Draft Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Inquiring into the Details: Useful Library Databases for Ethnography Composing the Draft Workshopping the Draft Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Kersti Harter, "Beyond `Gaydar': How Gay Males Identify Other Gay Males" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned PART THREE - INQUIRING DEEPER Chapter 11: Writing a Research Essay Writing with Research Research Essays Versus Research Papers Motives for Writing a Research Essay The Research Essay and Academic Writing Features of the Form Undocumented Research Essay: Christian Century Magazine, "Courting Confusion" Inquiring into the Essay Documented Research Essay: Beth Bailey, "The Worth of a Date" Inquiring into the Essay Documented Research Paper: Tracey Lambert, "Pluralistic Ignorance and Hooking Up" Inquiring into the Details: Reading Academic Research Essays Inquiring into the Essay Seeing the Form: Idaho State Penitentiary, Women's Prison The Writing Process Thinking About Subjects Generating Ideas One Student's Response: Julian's Journal Judging What You Have Inquiring into the Details: Finding the Focusing Question One Student's Response: Julian's Journal Writing the Sketch Student Sketch: Amy Garrett, "Why Do People Tan?" Moving from Sketch to Draft Research and Other Strategies: Gathering More Information Composing the Draft Workshopping the Draft Writing with Computers Revising the Draft Polishing the Draft Student Essay: Gordon E. Seirup, "College Dating" Evaluating the Essay Using What You Have Learned Chapter 12: Research Techniques Methods of Collecting Research in the Electronic Age Magic Words That Open Doors How Librarians Organize Books Library of Congress Subject Headings Google Your Boole Writing with Computers Developing Working Knowledge Searching Key Library References Inquiring into the Details: Methods of Recording Information Conducting Subject Surveys on the Web Inquiring into the Details: The Working Bibliography Evaluating Library Sources Evaluating Web Sources Developing Focused Knowledge Finding Books Inquiring into the Details: How to Annotate a Book Finding Periodicals Finding Newspapers Finding Sources on the Web Writing in the Middle: Synthesizing Source Information and Your Own Ideas Writing with Computers One Student's Response: Claude's Research Log Interviews Arranging Interviews Making Contact Conducting the Interview Using the Interview in Your Writing Surveys Defining a Survey's Goals and Audience Types of Survey Questions Inquiring into the Details: Types of Survey Questions Crafting Survey Questions Conducting a Survey Using Survey Results in Your Writing Knowing When to Stop Using What You Have Learned Chapter 13: Using and Citing Sources Controlling Information Using Sources Summarizing Paraphrasing Quoting Citing Sources Writing with Computers Avoiding Plagiarism Exercise 13.1 The Accidental Plagiarist MLA Documentation Guidelines Inquiring into the Details: The Common Knowledge Exception Citing Sources Inquiring into the Details: Citations That Go with the Flow Writing with Computers Format Preparing the "Works Cited" Page A Sample Paper in the MLA Style APA Documentation Guidelines Inquiring into the Details: Recent APA Style Changes How the Essay Should Look Citing Sources in Your Essay Preparing the "References" List A Sample Paper in the APA Style Using What You Have Learned PART FOUR - REINQUIRING Chapter 14: Revision Strategies Reseeing Your Topic Divorcing the Draft Writing with Computers Strategies for Divorcing the Draft Photography as a Metaphor for Revision Rhetorical Revision Five Categories of Revision Problems of Purpose Revision Strategy 14.1: What's Your Primary Motive? Revision Strategy 14.2: What Do You Want to Know About What You Learned? One Student's Response: Julia's Draft Revision Strategy 14.3: Finding the Focusing Question Revision Strategy 14.4: What's the Relationship? Problems with Meaning Implicit or Explicit Meaning Looking Beyond the Obvious Methods for Discovering Your Thesis Revision Strategy 14.5: Find the "Instructive Line" Revision Strategy 14.6: Looping Toward a Thesis Revision Strategy 14.7: Reclaiming Your Topic Revision Strategy 14.8: Believing and Doubting Methods for Refining Your Thesis Revision Strategy 14.9: Questions as Knives Revision Strategy 14.10: Qualifying Your Claims Problems with Information Revision Strategy 14.11: Explode a Moment Revision Strategy 14.12: Beyond Examples Revision Strategy 14.13: Research Revision Strategy 14.14: Backing up Your Assumptions Problems with Structure Formal Academic Structures Revision Strategy 14.15: Reorganizing Around Thesis and Support Revision Strategy 14.16: Multiple Leads Inquiring into the Details: Types of Leads Revision Strategy 14.17: The Frankenstein Draft Revision Strategy 14.18: Make a PowerPoint Outline Problems of Clarity and Style Solving Problems of Clarity Revision Strategy 14.19: Untangling Paragraphs Inquiring into the Details: Transition Flags Revision Strategy 14.20: Cutting Clutter Revision Strategy 14.21: The Actor and the Action Next Door Improving Style Revision Strategy 14.22: Actors and Actions Revision Strategy 14.23: Smoothing the Choppiness Revision Strategy 14.24: Fresh Ways to Say Things Using What You Have Learned Chapter 15: The Writer's Workshop Making the Most of Peer Review Being Read Divorcing the Draft Instructive Talk Models for Writing Workshops Full-Class Workshops Small-Group Workshops One-on-One Peer Review The Writer's Responsibilities Writing with Computers The Reader's Responsibilities Inquiring into the Details: Finding a Role What Can Go Wrong and What to Do About It Exercise 15.1 Group Problem Solving One Student's Response: Amy's Perspective on Workshops Methods of Responding Experiential and Directive Responses Response Formats Reflecting on the Workshop Using What You Have Learned Appendix A: The Writing Portfolio Appendix B: The Literature Review Appendix C: The Annotated Bibliography Appendix D: The Essay Exam Handbook
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