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The Open Handbook: Keys for Writers

The Open Handbook: Keys for Writers
Author: Ann Raimes - Maria Jerskey
ISBN 13: 9780618607150
ISBN 10: 618607153
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2006-02-08
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 624
List Price: $68.95

This mid-sized reference combines in-depth coverage of good writing, research, and grammar skills with an abundance of exercises—all at an affordable price. Written in the accessible style that made Keys for Writers a success, this engaging text addresses such current topics as ESL learning, visual literacy, and writing beyond college, encouraging students to keep this handbook open. Four-color coverage of visual rhetoric and document design—unique in this market—sets this handbook apart. Students learn how to visually convey ideas through a variety of media such as tables, web sites, and PowerPoint slides. In addition, they benefit from Raimes' signature differences, not deficits" coverage of multilingual perspectives. Students receive the most up-to-date information on MLA documentation with the enclosed tri-fold card providing NEW 2009 MLA Handbook formats."