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MindTap Developmental English for Fusion: Integrated Reading and Writing, Book 1 2nd Edition

Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer, John Van Rys, Patrick Sebranek

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Overview

MindTap Developmental English, 1 term (6 months) for Kemper/Meyer/Van Rys/Sebranek's Fusion: Integrated Reading and Writing, Book 1, 2E combines robust and engaging student learning tools — an interactive ebook, flashcards, instructive animations, guided practice and homework powered by Aplia , quizzes, and additional readings — into a singular learning path that guides students through their course. You can integrate your own content into the learning path and ebook and select readings to include from a vast database, providing a single place for students to access all of their course materials. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of individual student and class progress, time in course, engagement and completion rates. MindTap for Fusion: Integrated Reading and Writing, Book 1 helps students build fundamental reading and writing skills, while at the same time allowing you to teach your course, your way.

Dave Kemper, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Dave Kemper has been a contributing partner with Write Source since 1986. He has co-authored FUSION 1, FUSION 2, WRITE 1 SENTENCES TO PARAGRAPHS, WRITE 2 PARAGRAPHS TO ESSAYS, and the complete line of Write Source handbooks and writing texts. In addition to his editorial work, Kemper has presented at national writing conventions and conducted writing workshops across the country. Prior to his work with Write Source, Kemper taught literature and writing for 11 years.

Verne Meyer, Write Source, UpWrite Press, and Thoughtful Learning

Dr. Verne Meyer is an educator and businessperson. For nine years, he taught English in high schools in Michigan and Wisconsin; and for 15 years, he taught dramatic literature, theatre history, and composition at Dordt College in Iowa. In 1977, with Pat Sebranek, Dr. Meyer cofounded Write Source Educational Publishing House, now a subsidiary of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Supplemental. A graduate of Calvin College (B.A.), Marquette University (M.A.), and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D.), he has co-authored a number of texts for college students, including THE COLLEGE WRITER, THE COLLEGE WRITER'S HANDBOOK, COMP, THE BUSINESS WRITER, and WRITE FOR WORK. For students in grades 8 through 12, he co-authored WRITERS INC, SCHOOL TO WORK, WRITE FOR COLLEGE, and a number of Write Source textbooks. For businesspeople, he co-authored WRITE FOR BUSINESS and EFFECTIVE EMAIL MADE EZ. Dr. Meyer is currently a contributing editor for Write Source and UpWrite Press. He is also a featured speaker in the School Improvement Network's instructional videos, Writing Across the Curriculum.

John Van Rys, Redeemer University College

Dr. John Van Rys (Ph.D. Dalhousie University, M.A./B.A. University of Western Ontario) has taught composition, business writing, creative writing, and literature courses to college students for more than 25 years at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. He has been teaching as a full professor in the English Department at Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario, since 2005, where he also pursues scholarly work in Canadian literature. For over 20 years, he has worked on writing-across-the-curriculum theory and practice, on connections between workplace and academic writing, and on strategies for strengthening varied literacies in students (from reading to research to visual literacy). With Write Source Educational Publishing and Cengage Learning, he has co-authored writing handbooks for students from middle school to college. Dr. Van Rys also has co-authored an award-winning business-writing handbook for workplace professionals, WRITE FOR BUSINESS, with UpWrite Press.

Patrick Sebranek, Write Source, UpWrite Press, and Thoughtful Learning

Patrick Sebranek (M.A. University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse) taught English, speech, and multimedia classes for 16 years at Union Grove High School in Wisconsin. During that time, he served as the English department chair and worked on several district-wide projects, including a writing-across-the-curriculum program and a K-12 writing sequence. He has studied the works of James Moffett, Ken Macrorie, Linda Reif, Nancie Atwell, and many other contemporary educators dealing with writing and learning. Mr. Sebranek is an author and editorial director for the Write Source Educational Publishing House and works closely with teachers and educators on all new and revised handbooks and sourcebooks.
  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used out-of-the-box or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application, and critical thinking.
  • Integrate your own content using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube, websites, Google Docs and more.
  • Select readings to include in your course from a database of over 9 million articles and 78,000 full books.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of individual student and class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in the class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
LEARNING PATH
Part I: READING AND WRITING FOR SUCCESS.
1. The Reading-Writing Connection.
2. Understanding the Reading and Writing Processes.
3. Using Reading and Writing Strategies.
4. Improving Vocabulary.
5. Critical Thinking and Viewing.
Part II: Reading and Writing Paragraphs.
6. Ideas
7. Organization
8. Voice
9. Reading and Writing Essays.
9. Reading and Writing Expository Texts.
Part III: Types of Reading and Writing.
10. Reading and Writing Narrative Texts.
11. Reading and Writing Expository Texts.
12. Reading and Writing Arguments.
Part IV: INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH
13. Conducting Research.
Part V: SENTENCE WORKSHOPS.
14. Sentence Basics.
15. Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences.
16. Agreement.
17. Sentence Problems.
Part VI: WORD WORKSHOPS.
18. Noun.
19. Pronoun.
20. Verb.
21. Adjective and Adverb.
22. Conjunction and Preposition.
Part VII: PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS WORKSHOPS.
23. Capitalization.
24. Comma.
25. Quotation Marks and Italics.
26. Other Punctuation.
Part VIII: READINGS FOR WRITING.
27. Anthology.
Appendix.
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