Higher Education

Integrations: Reading, Thinking, and Writing for College Success, 1st Edition

  • William S. Robinson San Francisco State University
  • Pam Altman San Francisco State University
  • ISBN-10: 0155059955  |  ISBN-13: 9780155059955
  • 336 Pages
  • © 2003 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $126.75

About

Overview

Using a unique case study approach and emphasizing collaborative learning, INTEGRATIONS helps students write well-crafted academic essays.

Table of Contents

1. CHOOSING OPTIONS.
In This Course You Will Write Essays.
How Do You Write an Essay?
Proofreading.
Case Study One: Martha Johnson's Inheritance.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
2. EVALUATING INFORMATION.
Case Study One: George Maxwell's Decision.
Case Study Two: Should Denise Liu Be Working?
Case Study Three: Choosing a Treasurer.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
3. MAKING COMPARISONS.
Case Study One: Luis Cardenas's Career Possibilities.
Case Study Two: Lavonne Williams's Working Future.
Case Study Three: Choosing an Administrative Assistant.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
4. ARGUING A POSITION.
Case Study One: Jonetta Grissom's Future.
Case Study Two: The Athletes Club.
Case Study Three: General Education at Addams State.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
5. RESPONDING TO ARGUMENTS.
Case Study One: Censorship of a High School Newspaper.
Case Study Two: Curfews for Teens.
Case Study Three: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
6. ANALYZING PRIMARY SOURCES.
Case Study One: The Abraham Lincoln Controversy.
Case Study Two: What Does the Second Amendment Mean?
Case Study Three: The Other Battle of Little Big Horn.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
7. DEBATING ISSUES.
Case Study One: Media Violence and Children.
Case Study Two: Does Abuse Ever Justify Murder?
Case Study Three: The "Zero- Tolerance" Issue in Public Schools.
Getting Your Writing Right.
Summary and Review.
8. DESIGNING A RESEARCH PROJECT.
Case Study: The Beauty Mystique Workbook.