Simon &Schuster Handbook for Writers, Sixth Canadian Edition with MyCanadianCompLab (6th Edition)

 
9780132905725: Simon &Schuster Handbook for Writers, Sixth Canadian Edition with MyCanadianCompLab (6th Edition)

The Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers is designed to help you find what you need to become a better writer. It offers comprehensive access to vital information on the writing process, from mastering grammar to using correct punctuation, from writing research papers to documenting sources, and from writing for the Web to writing using visuals. The Simon & Schuster Handbook is carefully designed to be a useful tool in your academic life and beyond.

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About the Author:

Lynn Quitman Troyka is a Professor of Writing in the Graduate Program for Language and Literary at City University of New York. She is also a past chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Two-Year College Association (TYCA) of the National Council of Teachers (NCTE), the College section of the NCTE, and the Writing Division of the MLA.

 

Douglas Hesse is the Founding Director of the Writing Program at the University of Denver and a Professor of English. He is a former Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, a former President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, and editor of WPA: Writing Program Administration. He previously taught at Illinois State University, where he directed the Honors program, the Center for the Advancement of teaching, the graduate program in English studies, and the writing program. He chaired the Executive Committee of the MLA Division on Teaching as a Profession and is currently coordinating the Normal Mailer/NCTE National High School and College Writing Awards.

Review:

“Students are likely to find that the organization of the text provides a more intuitive map of the steps, stages, and processes involved in reading, writing, and research...Students and instructors will appreciate both the updated example topics and the introduction of more familiar Canadian terms and perspectives.”

--Sue Laver, McGill University

 

“The design layout that includes a great deal of variety in material; the use of many images as examples to explain the importance of the critical thinking process; the expansive, clear coverage of the material on the entire writing process; and the explanations, examples, and exercises on all the different aspects of learning to write are the reasons why I keep returning to this textbook.”

--Andrea Westcott, Capilano University

 

“Overall, it is an impressive reference guide—very comprehensive.”

--Karen McCrindle, University of Toronto, Scarborough

 

“I have always thought that the exercises in this text are excellent. They are sophisticated and varied enough to provide a challenge, and they successfully reinforce the concept they are intended; at the same time, they undermine stereotypes, encourage multicultural awareness, and provide interesting historical information.”

 

“I have found this material [tips for multilingual writers and the mini ESL Handbook] very useful, as it covers the most common errors that second-language learners have.”

--Anonymous

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