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Title Writing for the curious : why study writing? / Contributed by: Professor Kevin Brophy, Ph.D. and other 15 professors. Edited by: K. Vaida, Ph.D.

Published [Australia] : The Curious Academic Publishing, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition
Physical description 1 online resource (199 pages) : portraits
Series Stuck student's guide to picking the best college / university major and career
Bibliography Includes bibliographies at end of chapters.
Contents Ch. 1. Creative Writing: Why Go to University to Do It? / Professor Kevin Brophy -- ch. 2. A Case for Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Writing / Professor Richard N. Matzen, Jr. -- ch. 3. Why Writing? / Professor Raul Ybarra -- ch. 4. Why Study Creative Writing? Speaking in the Language of the Other to Sell Writing Programs to the State / Professor Mark Spitzer -- ch. 5. Why Study Writing? / Professor Steve Parks -- ch. 6. Writing in Digital Environments / Professor Fred Barton -- ch. 7. Why Study Writing? Gaining Access to Rights to the Road / Professor Angela Crow and Peggy O’Neill -- ch. 8. Writing Connects and Connecting Locates / Stacey Pigg -- ch. 9. Why Write? / Professor Nancy Enright -- ch. 10. Useful Exercises: How I Learned to Write, and Why? / Professor John Plotzch -- ch. 11. Writing is Valuable Both on its Own and as a Complement to any Other Major / Professor Kim Owens -- ch. 12. How Do you Prove to an Employer that you Have Communication Skills? / Professor Joseph Burns -- ch. 13. Multiplatform Journalism: Purposes and Prospects / Professor Mike Dillon -- ch. 14. Interactive Marketing: Why You Should Study it NOW (You’re already falling behind)! / Professor Patrick Duparcq -- ch. 15. Why Studying Romance is a Serious Business – as well as Fun / Professor Lynne Pearce -- ch. 16. So You Want to Be a Communication Major? Opportunities in the 21st Century / Teri L. Varner -- ch. 17. Why Study Public Relations and Social Media? / Abby Dress -- ch. 18. Various Forms of Self-Publishing are Incredibly Important Contributions / Professor Linda Adler-Kassner.
Notes Part of the series: The Stuck student's guide to picking the best college / university major and career.
Summary A pedagogical book on writing theory, with chapters by various Australian and international academics.
System notes Mode of access: Internet
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
Notes Title from title page of PDF (viewed January 09, 2018)
Other author Brophy, Kevin, 1949-. Contributor.
Matzen, Richard N. Contributor.
Ybarra, Raul E., 1956-. Contributor.
Spitzer, Mark, 1965-. Contributor.
Barton, Fred (PhD). Contributor.
Crow, Angela, 1965-. Contributor.
O'Neill, Peggy, 1963-. Contributor.
Pigg, Stacey. Contributor.
Enright, Nancy. Contributor.
Plotzch, John. Contributor.
Owens, Kim Hensley, 1974- author.
Burns, Joseph. Contributor.
Dillon, Mike. Contributor.
Pearce, Lynne. Contributor.
Duparcq, Patrick. Contributor.
Varner, Teri L. Contributor.
Dress, Abby. Contributor.
Adler-Kassner, Linda. Contributor.
Parks, Stephen, 1963- editor.
Vaidya, Kishor, 1967- editor
Curious Academic Publishing, issuing body
Subject Writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Pedagogical content knowledge.
Creative writing.
Variant Title Why study writing?
ISBN 9781925128420