Connect Online Access for Connect Composition Essentials https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1264150822.jpeg 4 2021 9781264150823 In one affordable platform with four years of access, this new release of Connect Composition Essentials provides students, instructors, and program administrators with a comprehensive and flexible resource designed to help students meet outcomes in first-year composition courses. This resource offers instructors and administrators all the elements needed for the first-year composition course, along with flexibility and the ability to integrate their own resources. For those who have tried OER resources in the past but find they need the support of Publisher curated material, Connect Composition Essentials is the perfect solution, offering much more than the Little Seagull Handbook and other low-cost handbook options. Connect Composition Essentials 4.0 includes the following powerful assignment types: Writing Assignment Plus: McGraw Hill's next generation writing assignment includes an automated grammar checker and originality detection. Adaptive Learning Assignment: A new, more accessible replacement for LearnSmart Achieve; the Adaptive Learning Assignment option provides a learning experience that adapts to the needs of each learner through ongoing, formative assessments, feedback, and learning resources. Power of Process: This popular tool guides students to see writing and reading as a recursive process by having them respond to instructor-chosen strategies and questions. The assignment is highly interactive, allowing students to respond to strategies through written responses or to highlight and annotate directly on the text. Extremely flexible, Power of Process provides instructors with pre-loaded templates and the ability to add their own reading selections or choose from a bank 88 texts. eBook / Handbook: Easy to access, navigate, and use, the handbook provides on-the-spot help with research, documentation, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics, as well support for writers whose first language is not English. The handbook is also mobile ready with McGraw-Hill's Read Anywhere App.
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Connect Online Access for Connect Composition Essentials

Connect Online Access for Connect Composition Essentials, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 1264150822 | ISBN13: 9781264150823
By McGraw Hill

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In one affordable platform with four years of access, this new release of Connect Composition Essentials provides students, instructors, and program administrators with a comprehensive and flexible resource designed to help students meet outcomes in first-year composition courses. This resource offers instructors and administrators all the elements needed for the first-year composition course, along with flexibility and the ability to integrate their own resources. For those who have tried OER resources in the past but find they need the support of Publisher curated material, Connect Composition Essentials is the perfect solution, offering much more than the Little Seagull Handbook and other low-cost handbook options. Connect Composition Essentials 4.0 includes the following powerful assignment types: Writing Assignment Plus: McGraw Hill's next generation writing assignment includes an automated grammar checker and originality detection. Adaptive Learning Assignment: A new, more accessible replacement for LearnSmart Achieve; the Adaptive Learning Assignment option provides a learning experience that adapts to the needs of each learner through ongoing, formative assessments, feedback, and learning resources. Power of Process: This popular tool guides students to see writing and reading as a recursive process by having them respond to instructor-chosen strategies and questions. The assignment is highly interactive, allowing students to respond to strategies through written responses or to highlight and annotate directly on the text. Extremely flexible, Power of Process provides instructors with pre-loaded templates and the ability to add their own reading selections or choose from a bank 88 texts. eBook / Handbook: Easy to access, navigate, and use, the handbook provides on-the-spot help with research, documentation, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics, as well support for writers whose first language is not English. The handbook is also mobile ready with McGraw-Hill's Read Anywhere App.

PART 1. READING, WRITING, ARGUING

1. READING CRITICALLY
2. PREWRITING
3. OUTLINING AND DRAFTING AN ESSAY
4. DEVELOPING PARAGRAPHS FOR THE BODY, INTRODUCTION, AND CONCLUSION OF AN ESSAY
5. REVISING, EDITING, AND PROOFREADING
6. DEVELOPING ARGUMENTS

PART 2. THE RESEARCH PROCESS

7. CREATING A RESEARCH STRATEGY  
8. FINDING SOURCES
9. EVALUATING SOURCES
10. TAKING NOTES AND AVOIDING PLAGIARISM 
11. WRITING WITH SOURCES

PART 3. DOCUMENTING SOURCES

12. WRITING WITH SOURCES USING MLA FORMAT
13. WRITING WITH SOURCES USING APA FORMAT
14. WRITING WITH SOURCES USING CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE, CSE, AND OTHER FORMATS

PART 4. WRITING IN COLLEGE AND THE WORKPLACE

15. WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE 
16. COMMUNICATING IN CLASS: ESSAY EXAMINATIONS AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS
17. COMMUNICATING IN BUSINESS

PART 5. SENTENCE STYLE

18. LEARNING ABOUT SENTENCES, CLAUSES, AND PHRASES
19. AVOIDING FRAGMENTS, FUSED SENTENCES, AND COMMA SPLICES
20. COMBINING SENTENCES THROUGH COORDINATION AND SUBORDINATION 
21. MAINTAINING PARALLELISM 
22. AVOIDING DANGLING AND MISPLACED MODIFIERS
23. CORRECTING MIXED CONSTRUCTIONS AND FAULTY SHIFTS
24. CREATING INTEREST BY VARYING SENTENCE PATTERNS
25. WRITING IN A CLEAR AND EMPHATIC STYLE

PART 6. WORD CHOICE

26. USING A DICTIONARY AND A THESAURUS
27. USING EXACT LANGUAGE
28. MAINTAINING APPROPRIATE TONE, STYLE, AND WORD CHOICE
29. MAKING YOUR WRITING CONCISE

PART 7. GRAMMAR

30. LEARNING PARTS OF SPEECH
31. LEARNING PRONOUN TYPES, CASES, AND REFERENCES
32. MAINTAINING SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT
33. LEARNING PRONOUN TYPES, CASES, AND REFERENCE
34. MAINTAINING PRONOUN-ANTECEDENT AGREEMENT
35. USING ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS CORRECTLY

PART 8. PUNCTUATION, SPELLING, AND MECHANICS

36. MASTERING END PUNCTUATION
37. MASTERING THE COMMA
38. MASTERING THE SEMICOLON
39. MASTERING THE COLON
40. MASTERING THE APOSTROPHE
41. MASTERING QUOTATION MARKS
42. MASTERING OTHER MARKS OF PUNCTUATION
43. IMPROVING YOUR SPELLING
44. USING THE HYPHEN
45. MASTERING THE RULES OF CAPITALIZATION
46. LEARNING TO ABBREVIATE WORDS, PHRASES, AND TITLES
47. USING NUMBERS AND ITALICS CORRECTLY

PART 9. A GUIDE FOR ESL WRITERS

48. MASTERING ARTICLES AND PLURALS OF NOUNS
49. MASTERING SENTENCE STRUCTURE
50. MASTERING VERBS AND SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT
51. USING ADJECTIVES, ADVERBS, AND PARTICIPLES CORRECTLY
52. USING WORDS CORRECTLY

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