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Write Now

3rd Edition

By: Karin Russell

© 2021

Published: January 14, 2020

Now in its third edition, Write Now gives students greater confidence as they approach writing for college, for their careers, or for their everyday lives, while guiding them through the process of exploring ideas, drafting, revising, and editing their work. • Unique to Write Now, the Rhetorical Star - used throughout the text - keeps students focused on their writing situation as they draft, revise, edit, and design their work. In the new edition, the Rhetorical Star is featured on the cover, emphasizing its importance to the text and the writing process. • Graduate Spotlights provide testimonials from real college graduates who emphasize the importance of writing skills in their careers. Employer Spotlights give students additional insight into the importance of writing in the work world. • To emphasize the centrality of writing to the world of work, each chapter in Part 2 includes at least one career-based writing example, as well as a section explaining how students will apply each writing strategy they are learning in school, in their careers, and in their personal lives. • Connect for Write Now 3e features three new powerful assignments: o McGraw Hill's new Writing Assignment Plus with an automated grammar checker and plagiarism detection. The assignment is built from the ground up with accessibility in mind. o Adaptive Learning Assignment provides a learning experience that adapts to the needs of each learner through ongoing, formative assessments, feedback, and learning resources. The assignment allows for more flexibility when assigning topics and was designed with accessibility in mind. o SmartBook 2.0 has been updated with improved learning objectives to ensure that students gain foundational knowledge while also learning to make connections to help them formulate a broader understanding of concepts essential to writing well. SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on topics that need the most attention.
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