The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers (8th Edition) (MyCompLab Series)

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9780132370035: The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers (8th Edition) (MyCompLab Series)

The best-selling Scott Foresman Handbook has proven again with this edition that it is still the most comprehensive and innovative writing handbook available. Examples of real writers at work gives this book human expression and reinforces key points about writing, style, and mechanics. Readers using The Scott Foresman Handbook will know what good writing means today and what they will need to know in the future. It incorporates the latest theories and technologies, including civic literacy, visual rhetoric, online research, and service learning and other emerging trends. Topics include the writing process (finding and exploring a topic, focus and organization, drafting and revising, editing and proofreading, and evaluation); writing for academic and public forums; style (crafting opening and closing paragraphs, what kinds of language to use, effective sentences, and stylish sentences); visual design (documents, web sites); grammar, punctuation, and mechanics; research and writing; and documentation. An excellent reference resource for anyone needing to learn effective writing skills, whether for college, business, or other areas.

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Innovation you can use

 

The Scott Foresman Handbook is designed to anticipate the questions of student writers and answer them clearly, fully, and imaginatively. This innovative resource is known for addressing the multiple dimensions of a writer’s work - including language, reading, argument, research, technology, visual learning and more. 

 

The eighth edition of Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers continues to break new ground by thinking about how writers may respond to the emerging technologies and theories that impact communication.  It is a valuable resource and the ideal guide to help students write in the college classroom and beyond.

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