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Introduction to Writing is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the all-important subject of Writing. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students.
This textbook covers:
The Practice of Writing -- The Practice of Critical Reading, The Practice of Rhetoric, The Practice of Writing
Paper Execution -- Planning Your Argument, Planning Your Topic, The Practice of Drafting, The Practice of Researching, The Practice of Revising
Academic Writing -- "So What?", Academic Writing, Academic Writing Doesn't Always Mean Setting Aside Your Own Voice, Connecting the Parts, The Practice of Distinguishing What You Say from What They Say, The Practice of Metacommentary, The Practice of Quoting, The Practice of Responding, The Practice of Responding to Objections, The Practice of Summarizing, The Practice of Writing Across Disciplines, The Practice of Writing in the Natural Sciences, The Practice of Writing in the Social Sciences
Conversations -- The Practice of Class Discussions, The Practice of Conversation
Style, Structure, and Grammar -- Grammar, Mechanics, Punctuation, Sentence Building, Sentence Style, Word Choice
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