MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Raimes' Keys for Writers with Assignment Guides, 7th Edition

  • Ann Raimes Hunter College, City University of New York
  • Susan K. Miller-Cochran The University of Arizona
  • ISBN-10: 1305403630  |  ISBN-13: 9781305403635
  • © 2016 | Published
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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305403649 | ISBN-13: 9781305403642

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ePack: Keys for Writers with Assignment Guides, Loose-leaf Version, 7th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ann Raimes

Ann Raimes, a respected authority on writing, research, grammar, and ESL, created the KEYS FOR WRITERS family of handbooks (Cengage Learning) to be the most accessible, user-friendly handbooks available.

Susan K. Miller-Cochran

Susan K. Miller-Cochran, now director of the Writing Program at The University of Arizona, helped shape the First-Year Writing Program at North Carolina State University while serving as director from 2007-2015. Prior to that, she was a faculty member at Mesa Community College in Arizona. Dr. Miller-Cochran serves as president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (2015-2017). Her work focuses on the intersections of technology, second-language writing, and writing program administration. Widely published and a popular presenter, Dr. Miller-Cochran is also a co-author with Rochelle L. Rodrigo on the CENGAGE GUIDE TO RESEARCH (Cengage Learning). She received both her Master of Teaching English as a Second Language (MTESL) and her Ph.D. in English, with a concentration in Rhetoric/Composition and Linguistics, from Arizona State University.