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Overview

Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of College and University Writing is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying College and University Writing.

The Super Review of College and University Writing offers you:

  • Concise, yet comprehensive coverage of College and University Writing
  • Student-friendly language to make learning easier
  • Easy-to-grasp, logically ordered College and University Writing reviews that prepare you for homework, quizzes, midterms, and finals
  • College and University Writing review questions in Q & A format following each topic or chapter
  • Easy-to-follow detailed answer explanations to each review question
  • College and University Writing quizzes to test your knowledge of the material and guide you toward areas that need further study

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878911851
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Super Reviews Study Guides
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 960,263
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!

Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director
What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!

Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY WRITING
1.1 What Professors Want
1.2 The Curriculum of College and University Writing
1.3 Why Writing and Reading are Essential Skills
1.4 Preparing for a Writing Course
A BRIEF REVIEW OF READING SKILLS AND THE READING PROCESS
2.1 The Steps of the Active Reading Process
2.2 The Initial Reading
2.3 Response to Reading
2.4 Reviewing 1: Re-Reading for Thesis, Logical Development, and Content or Supporting Evidence
2.5 Reviewing 2: Checking for Unusual or New Vocabulary
2.6 Formulating A Critical Response
2.7 The Power and Types of Reading in College
WORKING WITH THE WRITING PROCESS
3.1 Review of the Writing Process
3.2 Time Management
3.3 Prewriting
3.4 Interviewing
3.5 Researching
3.6 Outlining
3.7 Drafting
3.8 Revising
3.9 Editing
3.10 Proofreading
3.11 Final Copy
Quiz: Introduction - Working with the Writing Process
TYPES OF PAPERS IN BASIC COMPOSITION
4.1 Euclid and the Logic of Basic Composition
4.2 Point of View: Narrative in the First Person or Third Person 67
4.3 Patterns of Organization
4.4 Definition
4.5 Process or Procedure Analysis
4.6 Classification Analysis
4.7 Causal Analysis
4.8 Problem/Solution
4.9 Comparison/Contrast
4.10 Argumentation
WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE
5.1 Elements of the Work
5.2 The Structural Elements of Fiction, Drama, and Poetry
5.3 Characters/Methods of Characterization
5.4 Dialogue
5.5 Figurative Language and Tone: Image, Metaphor, Symbol, and Myth
5.6 Archetypal Patterns and Common Themes in Literature
Quiz: Types of Papers - Writing about Literature
SOME BASICS ABOUT GOOD STYLE
6.1 Format
6.2 Diction
6.3 Sentence Style
6.4 Narrative Stance: "I" vs. "It," "He," "She," or "They"
6.5 Numbers
6.6 Punctuation
Quiz: Some Basics About Good Style
HANDLING RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS
7.1 Planning Time
7.2 Original v. Derivative Research
7.3 Primary and Secondary Sources
7.4 Outlining: The Fundamental Form for Research Papers
Quiz: Handling Research Assignments
ESSAY TESTS
8.1 Successfully Taking Essay Tests

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