The New Humanities Reader

3.37 avg rating
( 35 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780495912866: The New Humanities Reader
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

THE NEW HUMANITIES READER presents 25 challenging and important essays from diverse fields that address current global issues. This cross-disciplinary anthology helps readers attain the analytical skills necessary to become informed citizens. Ideas and research from wide-ranging sources provide opportunities for students to synthesize materials and formulate their own ideas and solutions. The thought-provoking selections engage students and encourage students to make connections for themselves as they think, read, and write about the events that are likely to shape their lives. The Fourth Edition includes nearly 25% new reading selections, which continue to make this text current, globally oriented, interdisciplinary, and probing.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Richard E. Miller, Executive Director of the Plangere Writing Center, is the author of Writing at the End of the World (Pittsburgh, 2005), As If Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education (Cornell, 1998), and co-author, with Kurt Spellmeyer, of The New Humanities Reader (Houghton-Mifflin, Cengage, 3rd edition, 2008), a textbook used in first-year writing courses in high schools, colleges, and universities across the country. Together with Paul D. Hammond, Director of Digital Initiatives in the Rutgers University Writing Program, Professor Miller is developing a revitalized version of the humanities that engages with the sciences and the social sciences to improve the quality of human life by addressing the biggest problems of our time. This multi-faceted, interdisciplinary project includes designing new spaces for learning and performance; developing new curricula which aim to foster creativity and curiosity; and launching collaborative projects that seek to engage the public sphere.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Miller, Richard E., Spellmeyer, Kurt
Published by Cengage Learning (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495912867 ISBN 13: 9780495912866
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110495912867

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.81
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Richard E. Miller; Kurt Spellmeyer
ISBN 10: 0495912867 ISBN 13: 9780495912866
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STORE-0495912867

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 90.56
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Richard E. Miller; Kurt Spellmeyer
Published by Cengage Learning (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495912867 ISBN 13: 9780495912866
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0495912867

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 107.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds