Read, Reason, Write / Edition 10

Read, Reason, Write / Edition 10

by Dorothy Seyler
     
 

Our times demand that we understand what we read,that we think critically about others' ideas,argue effectively in support of our own,and be able to systematically go through the wealth of available information and ideas,rejecting what is unreliable and synthesizing the useful with what we already know and understand. Read,Reason,Write combines instruction in… See more details below

Overview

Our times demand that we understand what we read,that we think critically about others' ideas,argue effectively in support of our own,and be able to systematically go through the wealth of available information and ideas,rejecting what is unreliable and synthesizing the useful with what we already know and understand. Read,Reason,Write combines instruction in critical thinking and analysis,argument,and research techniques with a collection of readings appropriate for practicing these necessary skills. In addition to its ample instruction and opportunities for practice,it also shows students the interrelatedness of reading,analytic,argumentative,and research skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073405933
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/28/2011
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
452,957
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Preface
SECTION 1CRITICAL READING AND ANALYSIS
Chapter 1WRITERS AND THEIR SOURCES
Chapter 2 RESPONDING CRITICALLY TO SOURCES
SECTION 2THE WORLD OF ARGUMENT
Chapter 3UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF ARGUMENT
Chapter 4WRITING EFFECTIVE ARGUMENTS
Chapter 5READING, ANALYZING, AND USING VISUALS AND STATISTICS IN ARGUMENT
Chapter 6LEARNING MORE ABOUT ARGUMENT: INDUCTION, DEDUCTION, ANALOGY, AND LOGICAL FALLACIES
SECTION 3STUDYING SOME ARGUMENTS BY GENRE
Chapter 7DEFINITION ARGUMENTS
Chapter 8EVALUATION ARGUMENTS
Chapter 9THE POSITION PAPER: CLAIMS OF VALUE
Chapter 10ARGUMENTS ABOUT CAUSE
Chapter 11PRESENTING PROPOSALS: THE PROBLEM/SOLUTION
Chapter 12LOCATING, EVALUATING, AND PREPARING TO USE SOURCES
Chapter 13WRITING THE RESEARCHED ESSAY
Chapter 14FORMAL DOCUMENTATION: MLA STYLE, APA STYLE
SECTION 5A COLLECTION OF READINGS
Chapter 15THE MEDIA: IMAGE AND REALITY
Chapter 16 THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL MEDIA: THEIR IMPACT ON OUR LIVES
Chapter 17 MARRIAGE AND GENDER ISSUES: THE DEBATES CONTINUE
APPENDIX: UNDERSTANDING LITERATURE

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