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  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    In this edited volume, an interdisciplinary group of scholars examines the Renaissance of letter-writing in the Italian peninsula, where humanists like Barbaro were among the first to perceive and articulate the power of letters. Most importantly, the volume is a collective reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Professional Development in Online Teaching and Learning in Technical Communication

    A Ten Year Retrospective

    Edited by Beth L. Hewett, Tiffany Bourelle

    Technical communication instructors need professional development opportunities that will aid them in creating their online courses; in developing curricula; and in teaching, in what may be a new environment. While instructors can turn to instructional design teams for assistance in using a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22 

  • The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology

    By Dona J Young

    The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology gives students the tools that they need to develop evidence-based writing skills and format academic papers in APA style. This book helps learners develop a reader-friendly writing style incorporating active voice, parallel structure, and conciseness. In addition…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18 

  • Communicating Pain

    Exploring Suffering through Language, Literature and Creative Writing

    By Stephanie Potocka de Montalk

    Combining critical research with memoir, essay, poetry and creative biography, this insightful volume sensitively explores the lived experience of chronic pain. Confronting the language of pain and the paradox of writing about personal pain, Communicating Pain is a personal response to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference

    Edited by Damian Baca, Ellen Cushman, Jonathan Osborne

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference challenges the Euro-centric perspective from which the field of rhetoric is traditionally viewed. Taking a step beyond the creation of alternative rhetorics that maintain the centrality of the European and Greco-Roman tradition, this volume argues on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • 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 – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • Understanding and Teaching English Spelling

    A Strategic Guide

    By Adam Brown

    Concise and engaging, this text provides pre-service and practicing English language teachers with the knowledge they need to successfully teach the spelling of English. Offering context and explanation for the English spelling system as well as uniquely addressing specific problems in learning the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm

    By Richard Andrews

    There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt to write…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Genre Studies

    Edited by Carolyn R. Miller, Amy J. Devitt

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Genre Studies gathers major works that have contributed to the recent rhetorical reconceptualization of genre. A lively and complex field developed over the past 30 years, Rhetorical Genre Studies is central to many current research and teaching agendas. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Writing Support for International Graduate Students

    Enhancing Transition and Success

    By Shyam Sharma

    Using qualitative data collected from more than twenty universities across the US, 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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • From Student to Scholar

    A Guide to Writing Through the Dissertation Stage

    By Keith Hjortshoj

    From Student to Scholar guides graduate students through the "hidden" developmental transition required in writing a dissertation and moving beyond, to become a successful scholar. Identifying common rhetorical challenges across disciplines, author Hjortshoj explains how to accommodate evolving…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Graduate Students’ Experiences Becoming Qualitative Researchers

    An Ethnographic Study

    By Char Ullman, Kate Mangelsdorf, Jair Munoz

    An ethnographic study of how doctoral students become researchers and writers, this book examines the dissertation writing process from the perspective of students, faculty, and advisors and offers pedagogical implications. Focusing on students from traditionally underrepresented…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge Research in Education

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