The Transition to College Writing

The Transition to College Writing

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This brief rhetoric introduces the essential reading and writing strategies students need to succeed in courses across the curriculum. Taking the transition from high school to college as his starting point, Hjortshoj speaks directly and honestly to students, offering them practical strategies to shed ineffective habits and move toward a more mature, flexible understanding of how to respond to academic challenges. Distilling information about writing assignments from across the curriculum, Hjortshoj shows students how to decode these assignments and approach them effectively. The second edition offers more advice on how to meet the difficult challenge of synthesizing and integrating sources, and the text has been streamlined to be a better reference.For example, here are Works Cited entries in MLA, APA, and CMS formats for a very useful Web site: the home page for the Online Writing Lab (OWL) Web site at Purdue University. This Web site includes many sections on writing, research, anbsp;...

Title:The Transition to College Writing
Author:Keith Hjortshoj
Publisher:Bedford/St. Martin's - 2009-01-12


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