How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings

How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings

How to Write Anything supports students wherever they are in their writing process.  Designed to be clear and simple, the Guide lays out focused advice for writing common academic and real-world genres, while the Reference covers the range of writing skills that students needs as they work across genres and disciplines. Genre-based readings — including narratives, reports, arguments, evaluations, proposals and rhetorical, causal, and literary analyses — are sure to engage students and inspire ideas.  The result is everything you need to teach composition in a flexible, highly visual guide, reference and reader. This new edition gives students more support for academic writing, more help choosing and working with genres, and more emphasis on multimodal composing. Read the preface. Order E-Library for How to Write Anything, Second Edition packaged with:How to Write Anything, Second Edition [paperback] using ISBN-13 978-1-4576-2265-6How to Write Anything, Second Edition [spiral bou
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Infographics: A Journalist’s Guide

Infographics: A Journalist

Infographics is the only book to provide description and examples of the proper use of graphic forms to present information. This book presents an in-depth and straightforward approach to explaining the use of information graphics, offering coverage of a form of communication that is as important as writing. This book examines the development of information graphics in modern journalism and takes an in-depth and analytical look at all the major graphic forms that journalists use. It categorizes graphics into charts, charts without numbers, maps, type-based graphics, and illustration-based graphics and discusses the sub-categories of each. For professionals working in the field of journalism.
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How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference

How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference

Designed to be clear and simple, How to Write Anything combines the thoughtfulness of rhetorics with the efficiency of brief handbooks. Through memorable visuals and honest talk, John Ruszkiewicz shows students how to write in any situation — wherever they are in their writing process. With everything you need to teach composition, the Guide lays out focused advice for writing common genres, while the Reference covers the range of writing and research skills that students need as they work across genres and disciplines. An intuitive, visual cross-referencing system and a modular chapter organization that’s simple to follow make it even easier for students to work back and forth between chapters and stay focused on their own writing.
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The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World’s Most Consequential Trivia

The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World

The Visual Miscellaneum is a unique, groundbreaking look at the modern information age, helping readers make sense of the countless statistics and random facts that constantly bombard us. Using cutting edge graphs, charts, and illustrations, David McCandless creatively visualizes the world’s surprising relationships and compelling data, covering everything from the most pleasurable guilty pleasures to how long it takes different condiments to spoil to world maps of Internet search terms.
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Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Grids and Page Layouts: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Applying Page Design Principles

Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Grids and Page Layouts: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Applying Page Design Principles

This unique, go-to guide for designers fully details the essential layout and design skills needed to succeed in this competitive industry. With fun and practical application, it offers valuable insight into strategy and business when working in the real world with real clients, starting with basic information on layout principles before delving more deeply into theory and application on a project-by-project basis. Illustrated with real-world assignments and case studies, this guide offers a behind-the-scenes take on the entire process and steps necessary to go from concept to final outcome, including how to overcome challenges presented along the way.
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Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

An expert in nonprofit fundraising shows how to take full advantage of today's fastest-growing digital platform The author of Social Media for Social Good provides a practical, step-by-step guide to launching a new website and email newsletter that is compatible with mobile devices, as well as optimizing their efforts on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other sites for mobile devices. Heather Mansfield is the principal blogger at Nonprofit Tech for good.
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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics.
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