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Newly Published: Twenty Writing Assignments in Context

New on our bookshelf today:

Twenty Writing Assignments in Context: An Instructor’s Resource for the Composition Classroom
Edited by Melissa Bender and Karma Waltonen

Twenty original, classroom-tested assignments: This innovative collection of college writing assignments explores the practical applications of each lesson. Drawing upon current best practices, each chapter includes a discussion of the rationale behind the assignment, along with supplemental elements such as guidelines for evaluation, prewriting exercises and tips for avoiding common pitfalls. The assignments are designed for a range of courses, from first-year composition to upper-division writing in various disciplines.