Writing well.- COMPOSING AND REVISING.- ACADEMIC READING, WRITING, AND SPEAKING.- SENTENCE STYLE.- WORD CHOICE.- Writing correctly.- GRAMMATICAL SENTENCES.- MULTILINGUAL WRITERS AND ESL TOPICS.- PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS.- BASIC GRAMMAR.- Writing with sources.- RESEARCHING.- MLA Papers.- APA and CMS Papers.- INDEX.
Diana Hacker personally class-tested her handbooks with
nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years at Prince
George's Community College in Maryland, where she was a member of
the English faculty. Hacker handbooks, built on innovation and on a
keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers, are
the most widely adopted in America.
Nancy Sommers, who has taught composition and directed composition programs for thirty years, now teaches in Harvard's Graduate School of Education. She led Harvard's Expository Writing Program for twenty years, directing the first-year writing program and establishing Harvard's WAC program. A two-time Braddock Award winner, Sommers is well known for her research and publications on student writing. Her articles "Revision Strategies of Student and Experienced Writers" and "Responding to Student Writing" are two of the most widely read and anthologized articles in the field of composition.