Introduction to WritingVersion 2.0 By: Scott McLean
- Exercises designed to facilitate interaction and collaboration are integrated into the text. These exercises help reinforce concepts and develop interpersonal skills and critical thinking in students.
- Exercises that involve self-editing and collaborative writings to develop and promote student interest.
- Clear internal summaries and displays of information make it easy for students to locate desired content.
- Simplified rule explanations to provide context and facilitate increased knowledge retention.
- Structured chapters and segments.
This textbook is suitable for the following courses: developmental writing and first year composition.
Scott McLean's Introduction to Writing provides step-by-step instructions to help students build writing, reading, and critical thinking skills. It introduces students to paragraph writing and composition while also providing a comprehensive review of grammar. Beginning with the sentence and its essential elements, this book addresses a variety of concepts with clear, concise, and engaging examples. Concepts and examples are immediately reinforced with exercises and opportunities to demonstrate learning and mastery of quality writing in every chapter. Introduction to Writing's incremental approach makes it suitable for a wide range of writing levels and abilities.
- Reorganized sections and chapters: essay writing is covered first, followed by a discussion of writing basics.
- Added a new section on accessibility.
- Updated examples throughout the text.
- Updated videos, photos, and graphics.
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