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Education Reading & Phonics

The Active Reader

Strategies for Academic Reading and Writing

by (author) Eric Henderson

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2007
Category
Reading & Phonics
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780195425154
    Publish Date
    Oct 2007
    List Price
    $63.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780195439748
    Publish Date
    Oct 2011
    List Price
    $83.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780199025923
    Publish Date
    Jan 2018
    List Price
    $99.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780199012459
    Publish Date
    Mar 2015
    List Price
    $84.95

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Description

The Active Reader is a reader designed to provide students with a practical, integrated approach to reading and writing at a post-secondary level. The book is divided into three sections, the first on academic reading, which introduces students to the conventions of academic discourse and tocritical thinking; the second on academic writing, which begins with an overview of the college/university essay and then discusses the report, critical analyses, summaries, and research essays; and a final section of 39 readings organized into five thematic sections each of which includes diverseand cross-disciplinary readings.

About the author

Eric Henderson wrote his doctorate on American Gothicist John Hawkes and has taught courses on Edgar Allan Poe. He teaches English literature and writing in Victoria, BC.

 

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