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Oregon Writes Open Writing Text

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Jenn Kepka

Pub Date: 2018

Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources

Language: English

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Reviewed by Safia Diarra, ELL Instructor, Earlham College on 5/15/19

While this text discusses summarizing in different sections, its very brief. I wish the text covered more about summaries. The thesis section is very well done as well as the research section. I also really like the source evaluation checklist. read more


Reviewed by Relinda Ruth, Director of Educational Resources, OER Specialist, Adjunct English Instructor, University of Arkansas Cossatot on 4/21/19

The text thoroughly covers the topics of writing and can be used effectively for college composition. The table of contents is clear and a list of sources is provided. While an index is not included, the table of contents is clear enough to... read more


Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Situation and Analysis
  • Part 2: The Writing Process
  • Part 3: Research
  • Part 4: Rhetorical Modes
  • Part 5: Critical Reading

About the Book

This textbook guides students through rhetorical and assignment analysis, the writing process, researching, citing, rhetorical modes, and critical reading. Using accessible but rigorous readings by professionals throughout the college composition field, the Oregon Writes Writing Textbook aligns directly to the statewide writing outcomes for English Composition courses in Oregon.

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Jenn Kepka