E-books: Writing & Composition

  • Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures book cover

    Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy A. Mills, Amy Stornaiuolo, Anna Smith, Jessica Zacher Pandya

    At the forefront of current digital literacy studies in education, this handbook uniquely systematizes emerging interdisciplinary themes, new knowledge, and insightful theoretical contributions to the field. Written by well-known scholars from around the world, it closely attends to the…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Literacy Practices and Perceptions of Agency: Composing Identities book cover

    Literacy Practices and Perceptions of Agency

    Composing Identities, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn T. Williams

    In this book, Bronwyn T. Williams explores how perceptions of agency—whether a person perceives and feels able to read and write successfully in a given context—are critical in terms of how people perform their literate identities. Drawing on interviews and observations with students in several…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • Literacy and Mobility: Complexity, Uncertainty, and Agency at the Nexus of High School and College book cover

    Literacy and Mobility

    Complexity, Uncertainty, and Agency at the Nexus of High School and College, 1st Edition

    By Brice Nordquist

    Pushing forward research on emerging literacies and theoretical orientations, this book follows students from different tracks of high school English in a "failing" U.S. public school through their first two years in universities, colleges, and jobs. Analytical and methodological tools from new…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • English Language Arts Research and Teaching: Revisiting and Extending Arthur Applebee’s Contributions book cover

    English Language Arts Research and Teaching

    Revisiting and Extending Arthur Applebee’s Contributions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Russel K. Durst, George E. Newell, James D. Marshall

    Taking as a starting point the most enduring insights to emerge from acclaimed researcher Arthur Applebee’s scholarship, this volume brings together leading experts to fully examine his work for its explanatory power and its potential to shape current and future research agendas. Focused on the…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • Teaching Writing for Academic Purposes to Multilingual Students: Instructional Approaches book cover

    Teaching Writing for Academic Purposes to Multilingual Students

    Instructional Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Bitchener, Neomy Storch, Rosemary Wette

    Examining what is involved in learning to write for academic purposes from a variety of perspectives, this book focuses in particular on issues related to academic writing instruction in diverse contexts, both geographical and disciplinary. Informed by current theory and research, leading experts…

    eBook – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches book cover

    Breaking In

    Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches, 1st Edition

    By Lee Jessup

    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches is a no-nonsense, boots-on-the-ground exploration of how writers REALLY go from emerging to professional in today’s highly saturated and competitive screenwriting space. With a focus on writers who have gotten representation and broken into the TV…

    eBook – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Heart of the Film: Writing Love Stories in Screenplays book cover

    The Heart of the Film

    Writing Love Stories in Screenplays, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Whitcomb

    Most movies include a love story, whether it is the central story or a subplot, and knowing how to write a believable relationship is essential to any writer's skill set. Discover the rules and laws of nature at play in a compelling love story and learn and master them. Broken into four…

    eBook – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017 book cover

    Teachers on the Edge

    The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Boe, David Masiel, Eric Schroeder, Lisa Sperber

    For over 25 years, the journal Writing on the Edge has published interviews with influential writers, teachers, and scholars. Now, Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017 collects the voices of 39 significant figures in writing studies, forming an accessible survey of the modern…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge

  • Readercentric Writing for Digital Media: Theory and Practice book cover

    Readercentric Writing for Digital Media

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By David Hailey

    This book presents an altogether new approach to writing and evaluating writing in digital media. It suggests that usability theory provides few tools for evaluating content, because usability theory assumes only one kind of writing on the Internet. The author suggests three models: user-centric (…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Difference: Engaging Youth in Public Literacies book cover

    Argument as Dialogue Across Difference

    Engaging Youth in Public Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Clifton

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change—changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing book cover

    Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing, 1st Edition

    By Irv Bauer

    Edited by Vimi Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing takes a step-by-step approach to screenwriting, starting with a blank page and working through each element of the craft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, Bauer shows the writer how to put the…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers: Transitions from High School to College book cover

    Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers

    Transitions from High School to College, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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