Available 09.14.2018
An Insider's Guide to Academic Writing: A Rhetoric and Reader
Second Edition   ©2019

An Insider's Guide to Academic Writing: A Rhetoric and Reader

Susan Miller-Cochran (University of Arizona) , Roy Stamper (North Carolina State University) , Stacey Cochran (University of Arizona)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-10399-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-10399-6; Format: Paper Text

Build confident writers in any discipline

Praised for its accessible approach to teaching disciplinary writing, the first edition of An Insider’s Guide to Academic Writing was embraced by instructors and students at two-year and four-year schools alike. With its flexible, transferable frameworks and unique Insiders video interviews with scholars and peers, the text enables students -- and their instructors -- to adapt to a variety of writing situations in different disciplinary discourse communities.In the second edition, the authors build on that proven pedagogy with additional support for the writing process, critical reading, and reflection, to give students even more help with academic writing, no matter the discipline. Featuring two books in one, an innovative rhetoric for academic writing (available as its own book) and a thematic reader with readings from the disciplines, An Insider’s Guide to Academic Writing is based on the best practices of a first-year composition program that has trained hundreds of teachers who have instructed thousands of students. Also new to the second edition: a Launchpad with a complete e-book, in addition to modules about writing in applied fields.

An Insider’s Guide to Academic Writing provides a well-organized and clear approach to the introduction to academic and professional disciplines. I would (and have) described this to colleagues as a way to approach the subject of writing across the curriculum in a way that will not be overwhelming the students.
Janel Mays, Durham Tech