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  • 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 – 2018-09-24 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • 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 – 2018-09-03 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • From Student to Scholar

    A Guide Through the Dissertation Stage of Doctoral Programs

    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 – 2018-08-06 

  • 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

  • Prewriting Your Screenplay

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories

    By Michael Tabb

    Prewriting Your Screenplay cements all the bricks of a story’s foundations together and forms a single, organic story-growing technique, starting with a blank slate. It shows writers how to design each element so that they perfectly interlock together like pieces of a puzzle, creating a stronger…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 

  • Writing Center Talk over Time

    A Mixed-Method Study

    By Jo Mackiewicz

    In the last 15 to 20 years, writing centers have placed greater importance on tutor training, focusing on teaching tutors best practices in fostering student writers’ engagement and writing skills. Writing Center Talk over Time explores the importance of writing center talk and demonstrates the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • 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 – 2018-06-12 

  • 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 – 2018-06-04 
    CRC Press

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