First Edition   ©2016

LaunchPad Solo for Professional Writing (Six Month Access)

Gerald J. Alred (University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee) , Charles T. Brusaw (Sinclair Community College) , Walter E. Oliu

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-04666-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-04666-8; Format: LaunchPad Solo

Digital Tips provide step-by-step guidance on how to use technology to support workplace writing, including synchronizing data, assessing software and hardware, creating templates, and organizing productive online meetings.

Sample documents provide a wide range of effective professional writing models for students to emulate, including, emails, résumés, cover letters, reports, proposals, brochures, and questionnaires.

Tutorials walk students through maximizing free online tools to access projects across platforms, design dynamic presentations, develop podcasts, manage their personal brand, and build common citations in APA and MLA styles.

Adaptive quizzing for targeted learning, skills practice, and grammar help. LearningCurve, a game-like adaptive quizzing program, helps students focus on the writing and grammar skills they need the most help with. When they get a question wrong, feedback tells them why and links them to additional instruction. For more information on the research behind LearningCurve and to find out what students and instructors are saying, click here.