Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Newly Released Book Provides Writing Strategies To English Students

Dr. Erin Knoche Laverick’s new book, Learning to Write for Academic Success in Undergraduate and Graduate Schools, provides a roadmap for students to follow while in higher education English courses. 

English language instructors will find the textbook user-friendly in regard to planning their daily lessons because it includes useful activities that can easily be completed in a traditional fifty-minute class period. This book helps students to write a wide range of writing assignments, from article reviews and literature reviews, to annotated bibliographies, and argumentative research papers.

“Using the writing process and the graphic organizers provided in the textbook, students are taken step-by-step through the process of writing different genres of essays,” Dr. Laverick says. “With a heavy research component, reading strategies are also included, so students can best learn how to read academic writing and implement it into their research writing."

There is a heavy research component and reading strategies, so students can best learn how to read academic writing and implement the strategies into their research writing. This is a versatile text that gives an English instructor the flexibility to serve a wide range of students. 

Dr. Laverick is an associate professor of English as an International Language at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. She is a specialist in second language writing acquisition and teaches composition courses for non-native speakers. Dr. Laverick is also Director of Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at the university and works closely with the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages graduate assistants and trains them to tutor IELP and undergraduate students. Also, she  mentors graduate assistants who teach IELP classes.   


Learning to Write for Academic Success in Undergraduate and Graduate Schools is published by Robbie Dean Press, a traditional textbook publishing company and parent company to MarketingNewAuthors.com (MANA). To preview or purchase this book, visit MANA's website: http://marketingnewauthors.biz/learning-to-write-for-academic-success-in-undergraduate-graduate-school/
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