Communication: Writing & Composition

  • Rhetorical Strategies for Professional Development: Investment Mentoring in Classrooms and Workplaces book cover

    Rhetorical Strategies for Professional Development

    Investment Mentoring in Classrooms and Workplaces

    By Elizabeth J. Keller

    This book extends current research and scholarship around mentoring and learning theory, illustrating how mentoring creates, enacts, and sustains multidisciplinary learning in a variety of school, work, and community contexts. In so doing, it examines the relationship between teaching and mentoring…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Making of Theory in the Writing Classroom book cover

    The Making of Theory in the Writing Classroom

    By Catherine DeLazzero

    The Making of Theory in the Writing Classroom describes a pedagogical approach that supports students at all levels in using their diverse experiences and perspectives to develop new theories of writing. Grounded in the claim that students know how to write and may have things to teach instructors…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing book cover

    Prolific Moment

    Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing

    By Alexandria Peary

    Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing foregrounds the present in all activities of composing, offering a new perspective on the rhetorical situation and the writing process. A focus on the present casts light on standard writing components—audience, invention, and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community book cover

    Digital Storytelling

    Capturing Lives, Creating Community, 2nd Edition

    By Joe Lambert, H. Brooke Hessler

    In this revised and updated edition of the StoryCenter's popular guide to digital storytelling, StoryCenter founder Joe Lambert offers budding storytellers the skills and tools they need to craft compelling digital stories. Using a "Seven Steps" approach, Lambert helps storytellers identify the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Prewriting your Screenplay: A Step by Step Guide to Generating Stories book cover

    Prewriting your Screenplay

    A Step by Step Guide to Generating Stories

    By Michael Tabb

    PreWrites contains everything a writer needs to know and do before starting to write a script, starting with how to develop an idea from absolutely nothing at all. It guides the screenwriter through selecting an opinion that will become the subject matter of a script, choosing an appropriate genre…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Focal Press

  • Writing to Improve Healthcare: An Author’s Guide to Scholarly Publication, First Edition book cover

    Writing to Improve Healthcare

    An Author’s Guide to Scholarly Publication, First Edition

    By David Stevens

    This new book is a 'what and how to' guide to writing for successful scholarly publication in the emerging fields of healthcare improvement and patient safety. While there are many useful authors’ aids for scholarly biomedical publication, none focuses explicitly on these relatively new fields. It…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 
    CRC Press

  • Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Selected Readings, 1968-2018 book cover

    Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    Selected Readings, 1968-2018

    Edited by Joshua Gunn, Diane Davis

    Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Selected Readings, 1968-2018 celebrates the semicentennial of Rhetoric Society Quarterly, bringing together the most influential essays included in the journal over the past fifty years. Assessed by members of the Rhetoric Society of America, this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors book cover

    Talk about Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors, 2nd Edition

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Thompson

    Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. It analyzes writing center talk, focusing on tutors’ verbal strategies, at the macro-…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Writing Support for International Graduate Students: Enhancing Transition and Success book cover

    Writing Support for International Graduate Students

    Enhancing Transition and Success

    By Shyam Sharma

    Writing Support for International Graduate Students describes and theorizes agency- and advocacy- driven practices, programs, and policies that are most effective in helping international students learn graduate-level writing and communication skills.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • Connections Between Neuroscience, Rhetoric, and Writing: A Plastic Pedagogy for the Digital Age book cover

    Connections Between Neuroscience, Rhetoric, and Writing

    A Plastic Pedagogy for the Digital Age

    By Edward J. Comstock

    This book argues that contemporary neuroscience compliments, extends, and challenges recent and influential posthuman and new materialist accounts of the relations between rhetoric, affect, and writing pedagogy. Drawing on cutting-edge neuro-philosophy, Comstock re-thinks both historical and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • Rhetoric and Writing on the US-Mexico Border and Beyond book cover

    Rhetoric and Writing on the US-Mexico Border and Beyond

    By Barry Thatcher

    Drawing on intercultural rhetoric and composition, second-language/bilingualism studies, and cultural and border studies, this book proposes a US-Mexico border theory and methodology of multilingual writing. Assessing how US, Mexican, and border cultures encourage distinct rhetorical patterns and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts book cover

    The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan

    Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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