Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Full Edition with Handbook (5th Edition)

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9780130210289: Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Full Edition with Handbook (5th Edition)

A comprehensive guide to writing for one- or two-semester freshman composition courses. This all-in-one text offers hallmark coverage of the purposes of writing, focusing on the importance of a writer's research, critical-reading skills, the ability to organize ideas, and a strategy to assess and develop rhetorical contexts. While the guide emphasizes traditional writing purpose and process, the author also considers the technological changes that influence and enhance contemporary writing, including expanded coverage of researching, evaluating, and documenting internet sources.

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The Fifth Edition: * Continues to highlight Internet-related features with eight essays on Internet-related topics, such as censorship, web page surfing, jobs created by the Internet, and the electronic global village. Revised features include Internet source evaluation and the new MLA documentation format.
* Contains thirteen new essays featuring writers such as Susan Douglas on "The X-Files," Pico Iyer on the global village, Cathleen Cleaver on the Internet, Wanda Coleman on Joe Camel, and Michael Marin on famine in Africa.
* Continues to showcase student writing, featuring the work of more than forty student writers from a wide range of colleges and universities.
* Offers an in-depth interactive website with self-graded exercises, web links, online research help, and additional material for instructors. See prenhall/reid .

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