Stephen discovered that while content faculty from across the disciplines maintained disciplinary-specific writing protocols, they essentially wanted the same thing from student writing: It looks like there was a sticker on the front at one point but it has been almost completely removed.
It was published by Cengage Learning and has a total of pages in the book. Along with David Rosenwasser, she created and implemented the Writing Across the Curriculum program there through a series of faculty seminars.
Print is tiny and reading it is not easy reading. Still, I love the book, and I and my students learned much about writing from it.
It provides ways to slow down, chart the progression of a text, and build in-depth pieces of writing based on those complexities. So, the text supplies tasks for each phase of the writing and idea-generating process: In these seminars, they discovered that content faculty from across the disciplines, although they maintained disciplinary-specific writing protocols, essentially wanted the same thing from student writing: This book gives the sense of transcending merely the course, providing valuable perspective on the necessity of critical thought and analysis in one's life.
The analytic heuristics in this book make interpreting anything from text, picture, or film fulfilling. I no longer use this book in my classes, as I've found it a bit too advanced for my freshman English classes at a community college. Moore on Jan 15, The book says that it is used but the quality I received is almost perfect.
The authors also present a "Method" for locating strands of repetition and contrast in visual and print texts that takes a little work to get down but really proves useful in locating, rather than a "main idea" or gist, sections wherein the writer pitches ideas agaisnt each other.
This book gives the sense of transcending merely the course, providing valuable perspective on the necessity of critical thought and analysis in one's life. I use these tools for my high school students and they allow what used to be bland, surface level observation to become deeply thoughtful and defensible interpretations.
She received her B. My only feedback for improvement would you consider adding images or restructuring the chapters to make them lively? It is written for college students so secondary educators will need to modify it.
By Jasmine Wright on Jan 20, Had to buy for school and its a really nice book! Beyond providing the standard "how to write," step-by-step perspective which I saw as the general pattern of most texts, this book goes much further, clearly illustrating and promoting the significance and impact of quality, in-depth writing on everyday thought processes.
As you will see, this book treats writing as a tool of thought--a means of undertaking sustained acts of inquiry and reflection. Some of the other reviews have complained that the book is condescending. I needed a brush up on Analytical Writing as a The book is designed to have the analytic tools work in social science, hard science, humanities and art.
The book's overall point is that learning to write well means learning to use writing as a way of thinking well. By David Oakes on Apr 21, So this book is about as good as it can get with such a dry subject.
Students used to summarizing and reading for a main idea with find this approach troubling. It may sound silly, but as I was reading through it, the idea that kept popping up in my head was not only is this an excellent "how to" text for writing--it felt also like Jedi mind training.
One section of the book that I especially like is that where the authors teach students to break down assignment prompts to better understand how to respond to them in a more analytic way.
At least, a great number of my own students have had such trouble. Another key aspect of the book is a key point it advances, which is that students need to be comfortable with uncertainty. Download a transition guide [PDF] showing the changes from the fifth to the sixth edition of Writing Analytically.
Aside from her writing with Rosenwasser on composition and writing program administration, she writes on poetry, especially Renaissance lyrics. Chapter 1, "Introduction to This Book, to College Writing, and to Thinking About Thinking," shows users how they can take best advantage of the text and its features.
To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here. For instance, the chapter includes a series of 15 "Short Takes" that forecast the modular organization of the text and serve as a reference tool for locating extended topical discussions throughout the text.
The Shapes that Thought Takes.David Rosenwasser teaches at Muhlenberg College, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, where he has been since the late s.
He and Jill Stephen created and implemented the Writing Across the Curriculum program there through a series of faculty seminars. Writing Analytically by Jill Stephen; David Rosenwasser A readable copy.
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