Launchpad For A Writer'S Reference 8E (One Year Access)
Publish Date: 2014-12-15
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This version includes textbook and LaunchPad Access. For success in college, no skill is more critical than writing; it's the very core of a student's academic experience. Tested and trusted, A Writer's Reference is an essential tool for students who are strengthening habits and skills that will support them throughout college.The handbook speaks to everything student writers need. Even the most popular search engines can't give students the confidence that comes with a comprehensive, everything-in-one-place resource. A Writer's Reference supports students as they compose for different purposes and audiences and in a variety of genres and as they collaborate, revise, conduct research, document sources, format their writing, and edit for clarity.It's easy to use and easy to understand. The explanations in A Writer's Reference are brief, accessible, and illustrated by examples. The book's many charts, checklists, tabs, menus, and directories are designed to help users find what they need quickly. And the user-friendly index includes both expert (coherence, ellipsis) and nonexpert (flow, dots) terminology.It's coherent, authoritative, and trustworthy. Writing-related resources on the Web offer information, but they don't offer instruction. With the eighth edition of A Writer's Reference, students have reference content that has been class-tested by literally millions of students and instructors.The pack comes with LaunchPad, containing resources for you and your students; it combines high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. Curated pre-built units are easy to assign or adapt with your own material, such as video, animations, simulations, readings, quizzes, discussion groups and more.