Rhetoric and Composition

Rhetoric and Composition

Welcome to the Rhetoric and Composition Wikibook, designed for use as a textbook in first-year college composition programs, written as a practical guide for students struggling to bring their writing up to the level expected of them by their professors and instructors. For more detail, see the Introduction chapter.

ContentsEdit

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview: The Writing Process
    1. Planning and Prewriting
    2. Collaborating
    3. Researching
    4. Drafting
    5. Editing
    6. Reviewing
    7. Revising
    8. Proofreading
    9. Publishing
  3. Genres
    1. Memoirs
    2. Reviews
    3. Commentaries
    4. Proposals
  4. Writing Applications
    1. Analyzing Assignments
    2. Description
    3. Narration
    4. Exposition
    5. Evaluation
    6. Argument
  5. Advanced Topics
    1. Writing in the Humanities
    2. Writing in the Sciences
    3. Writing in Business
    4. Oral Presentations
    5. Rhetorical Analysis
    6. Annotated Bibliography
    7. Writing for the Web
      1. Formality
      2. Formatting
      3. Utility
      4. Navigation
      5. Establishing Connections
      6. Advice for Writing in Various Venues on the Web
      7. Usability Testing
      8. Useful Links
      9. See Also
  6. Grammar and Mechanics
    1. Parts of Speech
    2. Parts of the Sentence
    3. Types of Sentences
    4. Active and Passive Voice
    5. Punctuation
    6. Commas
    7. Semicolons
    8. Colons
    9. Apostrophes
    10. Quotation Marks
    11. Hyphens and Dashes
    12. Parentheses
    13. Capitalization
    14. Common Errors
    15. Writing Feedback
    16. Citing Sources
    17. Plagiarism
  7. Teacher's Handbook
    1. Teaching With Wikitexts
    2. Creating Effective Assignment Sequences
    3. Writing as a Process
    4. Modes of Writing
      1. Description
      2. Narration
      3. Exposition
      4. Evaluation
      5. Argumentation
    5. Annotated Bibliography
    6. Rhetorical Analysis
    7. Sentence Structure
    8. Grammar
    9. Writing in the Humanities
    10. Writing in the Sciences
    11. Writing in Business
    12. Oral Presentations
    13. Writing for the Web
    14. Using the Portfolio Method
    15. Assignment Sheet Database
    16. Handout Database
    17. Lesson Plan Database
  8. Appendices
    1. Glossary
    2. Index
    3. Detailed TOC
    4. Bibliography
    5. Authors
    6. Ask a Question!
    7. Feature Requests

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