Nexus: A Rhetorical Reader for Writers (2nd Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780321907967

ISBN-10: 0321907965

Author: Kim Flachmann, Michael Flachmann

Edition: 2

Publication date:
2014
Publisher:
Pearson
Format:
Paperback 512 pages
Category:
Public Speaking, Writing
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Acknowledged author Kim Flachmann wrote Nexus: A Rhetorical Reader for Writers (2nd Edition) comprising 512 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0321907965 and 9780321907967. Since then Nexus: A Rhetorical Reader for Writers (2nd Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $18.79 or rent at the marketplace.


Description

Nexus presents the traditional rhetorical modes as different ways of thinking about our contemporary world, no matter the medium. It builds on students’ multimedia communication skills by using a mix of readings in contemporary and traditional genres to improve students’ college writing skills.

Nexus starts where students’ interests lie—with engaging essays, interviews, blog conversations, Web sites, and YouTube videos. These “readings” are presented in a lively, highly visual format that draws on the daily environment in which students are immersed, including electronic and visual sources that are stimulating, energizing, and directly related to topics they are studying.

While the format of Nexus is contemporary and stimulating, the content is substantive and pedagogically sound. Students are asked continually throughout this text to pull ideas from multiple media and respond to them first with critical thinking and writing and then by creating a project through a written, oral, visual, or electronic medium of their own choice.