Concise Major 21st Century Writers

Concise Major 21st Century Writers Author Tracey L. Matthews
ISBN-10 078767544X
Release 2006
Pages 5
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A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today's most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

American reference books annual Vol 38 2007

American reference books annual  Vol  38  2007 Author Shannon Graff Hysell
ISBN-10 1591585252
Release 2007
Pages 704
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For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.

Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media

Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media Author Bryant, Kendra N.
ISBN-10 9781522505631
Release 2016-08-23
Pages 306
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Basic composition courses have become a fundamental requirement for the major of university degrees available today. These classes allow students to enhance their critical thinking, writing, and reading skills; however, frequent use of technology and online activity can be detrimental to students’ comprehension. Engaging 21st Century Writers with Social Media is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on the integration of social media platforms into academic writing classes, focusing on how such technology encourages writing and enables students to grasp basic composition skills in classroom settings. Highlighting emerging theoretical foundations and pedagogical practices, this book is ideally designed for educators, upper-level students, researchers, and academic professionals.

A Concise Companion to Chaucer

A Concise Companion to Chaucer Author Corinne Saunders
ISBN-10 9781405154628
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 292
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This concise companion provides a succinct introduction to Chaucer’s major works, the contexts in which he wrote, and to medieval thought more generally. Opens with a general introductory section discussing London life and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers. Subsequent sections focus on Chaucer’s major works – the dream visions, Troilus and Criseyde and The Canterbury Tales. Essays highlight the key religious, political and intellectual contexts for each major work. Also covers important general topics, including: medieval literary genres; dream theory; the Church; gender and sexuality; and reading Chaucer aloud. Designed so that each contextual essay can be read alongside one of Chaucer’s major works.

The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature Author Dinah Birch
ISBN-10 9780191036743
Release 2013-05-30
Pages 832
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Based on the bestselling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature. Over 5,500 new and revised A to Z entries give unrivalled coverage of writers, works, historical context, literary theory, allusions, characters, and plot summaries. Discursive feature entries supply a wealth of information about important genres in literature. For this fourth edition, the dictionary has been fully revised and updated to include expanded coverage of postcolonial, African, black British, and children's literature, as well as improved representation in the areas of science fiction, biography, travel literature, women's writing, gay and lesbian writing, and American literature. The appendices listing literary prize winners, including the Nobel, Man Booker, and Pulitzer prizes, have all been updated and there is also a timeline, chronicling the development of English literature from c. 1000 to the present day. Many entries feature recommended web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. Written originally by a team of more than 140 distinguished authors and extensively updated for this new edition, this book provides an essential point of reference for English students, teachers, and all other readers of literature in English.

eGuide How to Adjust Your Business Writing to the 21st Century

eGuide  How to Adjust Your Business Writing to the 21st Century Author H. E. Colby
ISBN-10 9781498973281
Release 2014-06-06
Pages 29
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Don’t miss the critical skills and knowledge inside this guide in order to fuel powerful business communications with more than a billion people worldwide who speak English! This e-Guide is an abridged version adapted from the original audio e-Clinic of the same name designed to enhance your business writing. Invest in yourself to meet the challenges of 21st century business. After completing this e-Guide, you will be able to write better business documents and gain a competitive advantage over colleagues and clients alike. Produce clear and inclusive English content for a global audience. Effectively express your ideas to audiences who do not share your cultural background. Use natural-sounding 21st Century English to engage your clients and persuade them to use your product or service. Get the guide and create culturally-sensitive English documents today!

Webster s New World Letter Writing Handbook

Webster s New World Letter Writing Handbook Author Robert Bly
ISBN-10 9780544188969
Release 2011-09-23
Pages 600
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Expert tips and 300 sample letters make business and personal correspondence a snap. When trying to close a sale, answer a complaint, or offer thanks, a well-crafted letter can make all the difference. Packed with practical advice and 300 easy-to-adapt sample letters, this all-purpose guide shows readers how to write letters that get results -at work and at home. Covering the nuts-and-bolts of letter writing as well as the secrets of high-impact prose, the book delivers proven recipes for attention-grabbing introductions, persuasive arguments, memorable phrases, and closing clinchers. Best of all, it offers guidance on business and personal letters for every circumstance, from job hunting, selling, fundraising, and asking favors to giving a reprimand, responding to criticism, expressing sympathy, and declining gracefully. It's the only reference anyone will ever need to write the perfect letter, whatever the occasion.

Teaching EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World

Teaching EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World Author Abdelhamid Ahmed
ISBN-10 9781137467263
Release 2016-08-20
Pages 261
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Teaching EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World addresses a range of issues related to researching and teaching EFL writing in different countries in the Arab World including Egypt, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen. Both theoretically and practically grounded, chapters within discuss the different contexts in which EFL writing is taught, from primary school to university. The book sheds light on how EFL writing is learned and taught at each educational stage, exposing the different challenges encountered in the teaching and learning. The focus on EFL writing in the Arab World makes this a unique and long overdue contribution to the field of research around EFL writing and will be an invaluable resource for researchers, curriculum designers and students.

From Research to I Search Creating Lifelong Learners for the 21st Century

From Research to I Search  Creating Lifelong Learners for the 21st Century Author Lynn Bruno
ISBN-10 9781560902652
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 133
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The I-Search process differs from traditional research in that it focuses as much on the process as the product of research. I-Search requires the researcher to identify what he or she already knows about the topic, what questions he or she would like answered, what knowledge others hold on the topic, and how that new knowledge has enriched and changed his or her understanding of the topic. • Relates to all content areas • Helps students practice 21st century skills and lifelong learning • Reinforces Common Core State Standards • Allows struggling students to practice research skills • Helps students develop critical literacy tools • Perfect for teams to collaborate on the research process

Engaging the Adolescent Learner

Engaging the Adolescent Learner Author Douglas Fisher
ISBN-10 9780872073586
Release 2015-01-28
Pages 118
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Based on their long-running ILA E-ssentials series, Engaging the Adolescent Learner, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey have personally selected nine previously published articles that help you set the stage for 21st-century learning. In their Introduction, Fisher and Frey reinforce the need for creating learning spaces that help students acquire the skills needed to function in face-to-face and digital environments. Along with new, exclusive content on graphic organizers and independent learning, you'll find articles relating to essential quality instruction, aspects of adolescent literacy, and what it means to go digital. This digital compilation of concrete, classroom-tested ideas is sure to be a go-to resource on your PDF-friendly device.

IIMA The Persuasive Manager

IIMA   The Persuasive Manager Author M M Monippally
ISBN-10 9788184001693
Release 2016-10-25
Pages 280
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The Persuasive Manager argues compellingly that strategic communication lies at the core of leadership, and helps organizations run smoothly and effectively. It explains persuasion and how managers should balance their ability to persuade and exercise authority without being authoritarian. With its wealth of real-world illustrations, scenarios and tips, The Persuasive Manager is the perfect communications roadmap for all managers.

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia Author Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
ISBN-10 9781593394929
Release 2008-05-01
Pages 2114
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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. Students, teachers, and librarians can find fast facts combined with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. A tool for both the classroom and the library, no other desk reference can compare.

Speed Writing the 21st Century Alternative to Shorthand Easy 4 Me 2 Learn International English

Speed Writing  the 21st Century Alternative to Shorthand  Easy 4 Me 2 Learn  International English Author Heather Baker
ISBN-10 9781849370127
Release 2009-11
Pages 82
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This covers an innovative technique for speedwriting. It is laid out as a series of 6 hour long lessons, all with exercises to help build your speed writing skills. Answers are given to the exercises and end of chapter dictations are available. Heather is an experienced PA who has trained people to use her faster writing techniques for many years.

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature Author William L. Andrews
ISBN-10 0198031750
Release 2001-02-15
Pages 512
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A breathtaking achievement, this Concise Companion is a suitable crown to the astonishing production in African American literature and criticism that has swept over American literary studies in the last two decades. It offers an enormous range of writers-from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, from Zora Neale Hurston to Ralph Ellison, and from Toni Morrison to August Wilson. It contains entries on major works (including synopses of novels), such as Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Richard Wright's Native Son, and Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. It also incorporates information on literary characters such as Bigger Thomas, Coffin Ed Johnson, Kunta Kinte, Sula Peace, as well as on character types such as Aunt Jemima, Brer Rabbit, John Henry, Stackolee, and the trickster. Icons of black culture are addressed, including vivid details about the lives of Muhammad Ali, John Coltrane, Marcus Garvey, Jackie Robinson, John Brown, and Harriet Tubman. Here, too, are general articles on poetry, fiction, and drama; on autobiography, slave narratives, Sunday School literature, and oratory; as well as on a wide spectrum of related topics. Compact yet thorough, this handy volume gathers works from a vast array of sources--from the black periodical press to women's clubs--making it one of the most substantial guides available on the growing, exciting world of African American literature.

NAPA Bulletin Careers in 21st Century Applied Anthropology

NAPA Bulletin  Careers in 21st Century Applied Anthropology Author
ISBN-10 9781444306927
Release 2009-04-22
Pages 160
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The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. NAPA Bulletins are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The NAPA Bulletin seeks to: facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and students be a useful document for practitioners contribute to the professional development of anthropologists seeking practitioner positions support the general interests of practitioners both within and outside the academy

A Concise Companion to Twentieth Century American Poetry

A Concise Companion to Twentieth Century American Poetry Author Stephen Fredman
ISBN-10 9781405141444
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 288
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This Concise Companion gives readers a rich sense of how the poetry produced in the United States during the twentieth century is connected to the country’s intellectual life more broadly. Helps readers to fully appreciate the poetry of the period by tracing its historical and cultural contexts. Written by prominent specialists in the field. Places the poetry of the period within contexts such as: war; feminism and the female poet; poetries of immigration and migration; communism and anti-communism; philosophy and theory. Each chapter ranges across the entire century, comparing poets from one part of the century to those of another. New syntheses make the volume of interest to scholars as well as students and general readers.

Broadview Anthology of British Literature The Concise Edition Volume B

Broadview Anthology of British Literature  The  Concise Edition  Volume B Author
Release 2006
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