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Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

A Brief Guide to Argument

  • Author: Sylvan Barnet,Hugo Adam Bedau
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • ISBN: 9780312086138
  • Category: Critical thinking
  • Page: 230
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"Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing" is a compact but thorough guide to critical thinking and argumentation. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted "Current Issues and Enduring Questions," it draws on the authors' dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and rigorous critical thinking. It helps students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. With comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument, including Aristotle, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views, it is an extraordinarily versatile text. This affordable guide can stand alone or supplement a larger anthology of readings. "Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing" has been revised to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing.

From Critical Thinking to Argument

From Critical Thinking to Argument

A Portable Guide

  • Author: Sylvan Barnet,Hugo Bedau
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • ISBN: 9780312601614
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 384
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From Critical Thinking to Argument is a very brief but thorough guide to critical thinking and argumentation. With only a dozen readings, this affordable guide can stand alone or complement an anthology. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted Current Issues and Enduring Questions, it draws on the authors’ dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and comprehensive rhetorical strategies to help students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. Treatment of classic and modern approaches includes Aristotle, Toulmin, and Rogerian argument, making it a versatile text. From Critical Thinking to Argument has been revised to model more strategies for creating academic arguments and provide practical advice on how to develop them.

Current Issues and Enduring Questions

Current Issues and Enduring Questions

A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, with Readings

  • Author: Sylvan Barnet,Hugo Bedau,John O'Hara
  • Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1319075878
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 832
  • View: 3005
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The unique collaborative effort of a professor of English and a professor of philosophy, Current Issues and Enduring Questions is an extensive resource for teaching argument, persuasive writing, and rigorous critical thinking. This extraordinarily versatile text and reader continues to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing.Its comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument includes Aristotelian, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views, including a new chapter on analyzing and writing about arguments in popular culture. Readings on contemporary controversies (including student loan debt, locavorism, and the boundaries of online privacy) and classical philosophical questions (such as How free is the will of the individual?) are sure to spark student interest and lively discussion and writing, and new e-Pages take advantage of what the Web can do by including videos, speeches, film trailers, and other multimodal arguments.

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature

  • Author: Sylvan Barnet,William E. Cain
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 380
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The tenth edition of A Short Guide to Writing about Literature continues to offer students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction. This highly respected text is ideal as a supplement to any course where writing about literature or literary studies is emphasized. New to the Tenth Edition: A prefatory "Letter to Students" introduces students to the importance of writing about literature. New Chapter 1: What Is Literature, and Why Write About It? Chapter 2 features new material on critical thinking. Epigraphs have been added to the beginning of each chapter to engage the attention of students and instructors. Seventeen "Rules for Writers" have been addded to various chapters. Tips and practical suggestions are highlighted throughout the text. Four checklists have been added: basic matters, revising for clarity, revising for conciseness, and reviewing a revised draft. Two poems, one by Emily Dickinson and one by Edna St. Vincent Millay, and a fable by Aesop have been added. Book jacket.

The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management

The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management

  • Author: K. Strang
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137484950
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 601
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The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management uses a new state-of-the-art research design typology model to guide researchers in creating the blueprints for their experiments. By focusing on theory and cutting-edge empirical best-practices, this handbook utilizes visual techniques to appease all learning styles.

Media and Communication Research Methods

Media and Communication Research Methods

An Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

  • Author: Arthur Asa Berger
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1544332696
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 488
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This step-by-step introduction to conducting media and communication research offers practical insights along with Arthur Asa Berger’s signature lighthearted style to make discussion of qualitative and quantitative methods easy to comprehend. The Fifth Edition of Media and Communication Research Methods includes a new chapter on discourse analysis; expanded discussion of social media, including discussion of the ethics of Facebook experiments; and expanded coverage of the research process with new discussion of search strategies and best practices for analyzing research articles. Ideal for research students at both the graduate and undergraduate level, this proven book is clear, concise, and accompanied by just the right number of detailed examples, useful applications, and valuable exercises to help students to understand, and master, media and communication research.

Mosby’s Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review - E-Book

Mosby’s Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review - E-Book

  • Author: Leia Levy
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323069363
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 328
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Reinforce your understanding of radiation therapy and prepare for the Registry exam! Mosby's Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review is both a study companion for Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, by Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, and a superior review for the certification exam offered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technology (ARRT). An easy-to-read format simplifies study by presenting information in concise bullets and tables. Over 1,000 review questions are included. Written by radiation therapy expert Leia Levy, with contributions by other radiation therapy educators and clinicians, this study tool provides everything you need to prepare for the ARRT Radiation Therapy Certification Exam. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Over 1000 multiple-choice questions in Registry format are provided in the text, allowing you to both study and simulate the actual exam experience. Focus questions and key information in tables make it easy to find and remember information for the exam. Review exercises reinforce learning with a variety of question formats to fit different learning styles. Questions are organized by ARRT content categories and are available in study mode with immediate feedback after each question, or in exam mode, which simulates the test-taking experience in a timed environment with ARRT exam-style questions.

The Practical Guide to Writing : with Readings and Handbook

The Practical Guide to Writing : with Readings and Handbook

  • Author: Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher: Pearson Longman
  • ISBN: 9780321399304
  • Category: College readers
  • Page: 592
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The second Canadian edition of The Practical Guide to Writing with Readings and Handbook is designed for use in university and college courses in which essay writing is required. It enhances the learning process for students by providing insight as they write. The student who is looking for information about choosing a topic, writing an analysis, constructing a paragraph, or even using a semicolon will find this guide indispensable.