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Higher Learning free pdf For courses in Freshman Orientation/Student Success/Freshman Composition. This anthology of imaginative literature-by student as well as professional writers-contains stories, poems, drama, essays, letters, and memoirs about all aspects of college life in order to motivate students, especially first year students, to read, discuss, write, and think critically about the problems and challenges of succeeding in college. Higher Learning presents historical and cultural diversity which offers students a broader context in which to appreciate and understand the college experience. It appeals to students and teachers because it is written from their point of view, and allows students to see how their individual experiences fit into the culturally and historically diverse traditions and perspectives of university life. Significant changes in the third edition include: 18 new , diverse readings, 3 Research papers on timely topics, 21 student-written pieces, nearly 20 "First Generation" authors, examples class-tested writing assignments, and student responses to readings.

About Patti See

Patti See teaches courses in critical thinking, learning strategies, transitions to college, and third-wave feminism. She also supervises tutoring programs for first-generation/low-income students, multicultural students, and students with disabilities. Her stories, poems, and essays have appeared in Salon Magazine, Women's Studies Quarterly, Journal of Developmental Education, The Wisconsin Academy Review, and HipMama, as well as other magazines and anthologies. She speaks at universities and conferences on a variety of topics, including first-year experience, critical thinking, third-wave feminism, and the depiction of masculinities in popular film. She was the recipient of the 2004 Academic Staff Excellence in Performance Award from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the 2006 University of Wisconsin-System Regent Award for Excellence. Bruce Taylor, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has taught courses including first-year experience, introduction to college writing, creative writing, American literature, as well as in the Honors Program in his thirty-five years as a college teacher. He is the author of six books of poetry, including Pity the World (Plainview Press) and This Day (Juniper Press)- he is the editor of seven anthologies, including the UPRIVER series of Wisconsin Poetry and Prose, and Wisconsin Poetry, published by the Wisoconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters. His poetry, prose, and translations have appeared in such places as Carve Magazine, The Chicago Review, Exquisite Corpse, The Nation, Nerve, The New York Quarterly, The Northwest Review, Poetry, and E2ink-1: the Best of the Online Journals 2002. He has also served as a member of the Literature Panel of the Wisconsin Arts Board and host of The Writer's Workshop: Wisconsin ETN, and he has served as program scholar and consultant for the Wisconsin Humanities Council, the Lila Wallace Foundation, the L.E. Phillips Library, and the Annenberg/CPB Project. He has won awards and fellowships from the Wisconsin Arts Board, Fullbright-Hayes, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Bush Artist Foundation. He was the recipient of the 2004 Excellence in Scholarship Award from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and the 2006 Major Acheivment Award from the Council of Wisconsin Writers for his lifetime of work as a poet, teacher, and community arts advocate. We wwould love to hear from you. Please e-mail the authors with any feedback or suggestions at seepk@uwec.edu or taylorb@uwec.edu

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Author : Patti See
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Data Published : 14 August 2012
ISBN : 0321853865
EAN : 9780321853868
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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