Reading and Writing in the Online World / Edition 1

Reading and Writing in the Online World / Edition 1

by Dawn Rodrigues
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130415790

ISBN-13: 9780130415790

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Longman

This book is a two-part resource: a brief rhetoric and research guide complimented by a customizable online reader and handbook. It provides users with an introduction to critical reading and writing, and an overview of a variety of writing tasks—ranging from reflective essays to critical analysis to argument and persuasion assignments.

Overview

This book is a two-part resource: a brief rhetoric and research guide complimented by a customizable online reader and handbook. It provides users with an introduction to critical reading and writing, and an overview of a variety of writing tasks—ranging from reflective essays to critical analysis to argument and persuasion assignments. Chapter topics cover an overview of reading and writing online, critical reading, technological literacy, finding and evaluating sources, writing from personal experience, responding to reading, exploring issues, reporting information, analyzing and evaluating, arguing and persuading, and solving problems. For anyone who wants to improve their critical reading, online writing, and basic writing skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130415790
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

I. LITERACY FOR AN ONLINE WORLD.

1. Reading and Writing in an Online World.

2. Literacy for the Information Age: Technical Skills.

3. Information Literacy.

4. Critical Information.

II. WRITING FOR THE WORLD.

5. Writing from Personal Experience.

6. Reading and Responding.

7. Exploring Issues.

8. Solving Problems.

9. Writing to Evaluate.

10. Arguing.

11. Writing in a New Genre.

Appendix: Writing for the Web.

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