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Write Now 2021 MLA Update https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/126574243X.jpeg 3 2021 9781265742430 Now in its third edition, Write Now gives students greater confidence as they approach writing for college, for their careers, or for their everyday lives, while guiding them through the process of exploring ideas, drafting, revising, and editing their work. • Unique to Write Now, the Rhetorical Star - used throughout the text - keeps students focused on their writing situation as they draft, revise, edit, and design their work. In the new edition, the Rhetorical Star is featured on the cover, emphasizing its importance to the text and the writing process. • Graduate Spotlights provide testimonials from real college graduates who emphasize the importance of writing skills in their careers. Employer Spotlights give students additional insight into the importance of writing in the work world. • To emphasize the centrality of writing to the world of work, each chapter in Part 2 includes at least one career-based writing example, as well as a section explaining how students will apply each writing strategy they are learning in school, in their careers, and in their personal lives. • Connect for Write Now 3e features three new powerful assignments: o McGraw Hill's new Writing Assignment Plus with an automated grammar checker and plagiarism detection. The assignment is built from the ground up with accessibility in mind. o Adaptive Learning Assignment provides a learning experience that adapts to the needs of each learner through ongoing, formative assessments, feedback, and learning resources. The assignment allows for more flexibility when assigning topics and was designed with accessibility in mind. o SmartBook 2.0 has been updated with improved learning objectives to ensure that students gain foundational knowledge while also learning to make connections to help them formulate a broader understanding of concepts essential to writing well. SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on topics that need the most attention.
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Write Now 2021 MLA Update

Write Now 2021 MLA Update, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 126574243X | ISBN13: 9781265742430
By Karin Russell

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Now in its third edition, Write Now gives students greater confidence as they approach writing for college, for their careers, or for their everyday lives, while guiding them through the process of exploring ideas, drafting, revising, and editing their work. • Unique to Write Now, the Rhetorical Star - used throughout the text - keeps students focused on their writing situation as they draft, revise, edit, and design their work. In the new edition, the Rhetorical Star is featured on the cover, emphasizing its importance to the text and the writing process. • Graduate Spotlights provide testimonials from real college graduates who emphasize the importance of writing skills in their careers. Employer Spotlights give students additional insight into the importance of writing in the work world. • To emphasize the centrality of writing to the world of work, each chapter in Part 2 includes at least one career-based writing example, as well as a section explaining how students will apply each writing strategy they are learning in school, in their careers, and in their personal lives. • Connect for Write Now 3e features three new powerful assignments: o McGraw Hill's new Writing Assignment Plus with an automated grammar checker and plagiarism detection. The assignment is built from the ground up with accessibility in mind. o Adaptive Learning Assignment provides a learning experience that adapts to the needs of each learner through ongoing, formative assessments, feedback, and learning resources. The assignment allows for more flexibility when assigning topics and was designed with accessibility in mind. o SmartBook 2.0 has been updated with improved learning objectives to ensure that students gain foundational knowledge while also learning to make connections to help them formulate a broader understanding of concepts essential to writing well. SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on topics that need the most attention.

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO WRITING  

Ch. 1 Getting Started with Writing 
Ch. 2: The Writing Process
Ch. 3: Writing Sentences, Paragraphs, and Essays 
Ch. 4 The Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Connection 

PART 2 WRITING STRATEGIES 

Ch. 5 Describing and Narrating: Memories
Ch. 6: Dividing and Classifying: Media and Popular Culture 
Ch. 7. Explaining a Process: Cultures and Traditions
Ch. 8. Comparing and Contrasting: Computers and Technology
Ch. 9 Analyzing Causes and Effects: Health and Medicine
Ch. 10 Persuading: Relationships
Ch. 11 Evaluating: Film and the Arts
Ch. 12 Solving a Problem: Crime and Justice
 
PART 3 RESEARCH GUIDE

Ch. 13 Planning and Writing a Research Paper
Ch. 14 Documenting a Research Paper
Ch. 15 Delivering an Oral or Multimodal Presentation

PART 4 EDITING GUIDE

A. Editing Sentences  
B. Editing Words (Diction)  
C. Editing Grammar
D. Editing Punctuation
E. Editing Mechanics
F. Editing Spelling

Glossary
Credits
Index
Editing and Proofreader Marks


Connect

By prompting students to engage with key concepts, while continually adapting to their individual needs, Connect activates learning and empowers students to take control resulting in better grades and increased retention rates. Proven online content integrates seamlessly with our adaptive technology, and helps build student confidence outside of the classroom.

SmartBook® 2.0

Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

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  1. To get started, visit connect.mheducation.com to sign in. (If you do not have an account, request one from your McGraw Hill rep. To find your rep, visit Find Your Rep)
  2. Then, under "Find a Title," search by title, author, or subject
  3. Select your desired title, and create a course. (You do not have to create assignments, just a course instance)
  4. Go to your Connect course homepage
  5. In the top navigation, select library to access the title's instructor resources

About the Author

Karin Russell

Karin Russell has been helping students achieve success for nearly 30 years. Russell earned her B.A. degree from Stetson University and her M.S. degree from Florida State University. She has taught a variety of composition and humanities courses for several Florida schools, including Eastern Florida State College, Nova Southeastern University, and several career colleges. For the past 24 years, Russell has been a full-time English instructor at Keiser University, where she also served as the English department chair for 12 years. Russell is especially interested in showing students how writing is applicable to their future careers and enabling students to develop their writing skills through a process-oriented, multimodal approach to composition. She passionately believes that nearly anyone can become a good writer with the right instruction and enough practice. Russell debuted the rhetorical star method of writing in her textbook Write Now

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