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Writing for College and Beyond

Life Lessons from the College Composition Classroom

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CJ Kent

Writing for College and Beyond: Life Lessons from the College Composition Classroom explains how the many skills taught in the Freshman Composition course apply at work and in life. The composition class is a pre-requisite and General Education course for most colleges and universities in the United States. It reaches students in every area of study. As people wonder about the value of a liberal arts education and question whether colleges and universities are truly preparing students for the workforce, Writing for College and Beyond challenges those arguments by pointing out exactly how classroom policies and writing assignments apply beyond school walls. Professors, lecturers, and graduate students teaching Freshman Composition courses will find this book helpful. Administrators who service the Freshman Composition population, such as Writing Center Directors, will also find Writing for College and Beyond: Life Lessons from the College Composition Classroom a wonderful aid.

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Title: Writing for college and beyond: life lessons from the college composition classroom / CJ Kent. Description: New York: Peter Lang, 2019. Series: Writing in the 21st century: interdisciplinary approaches to instruction, practice, and theory; 1 | ISSN 2577-462X Includes bibliographical references. Identifiers: LCCN 2018048508 | ISBN 978-1-4331-4693-0 (hardback: alk. paper) ISBN 978-1-4331-4722-7 (paperback: alk. paper) | ISBN 978-1-4331-5694-6 (ebook pdf) ISBN 978-1-4331-5695-3 (epub) | ISBN 978-1-4331-5696-0 (mobi) Subjects: English language—Rhetoric—Study and teaching (Higher) College students—Life skills guides. Classification: LCC PE1404 .K466 2019 | DDC 808/.0420711—dc23 LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2018048508 DOI 10.3726/b13947

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