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Foreword: Why We Created an Open Textbook
Introduction: About Writing and This Book
1. Chapter 4 – The Writing Process
2. Chapter 5 – Rhetorical Modes
3. Chapter 6 – Finding and Using Outside Sources
4. Chapter 7 – How and Why to Cite
5. Chapter 8 – Writing Basics: What Makes a Good Sentence?
6. Chapter 9 – Punctuation
7. Chapter 10 – Working With Words: Which Word is Right?
8. Chapter 1 – Critical Reading
9. What Expectations Should You Have?
10. What is Critical Reading?
11. Why do You Read Critically?
12. How do You Read Critically?
13. Now What?
14. Credits and Attributions
15. Chapter 2 -- Introduction
16. What is rhetorical analysis?
17. What is a rhetorical situation?
18. What are the basic elements of rhetorical analysis?
19. Striking a Balance
20. Credits and Attributions
22. What Is Argument?
23. What Are the Components and Vocabulary of Argument?
24. What Is Standard Argument Form?
25. What is Logic?
26. What Are the Different Types of Arguments in Writing?
27. The Rogerian Argument
28. The Toulmin Argument Model
29. A Repository of Logical Fallacies
30. Credits and Attributions
31. The Writing Process -- Introduction
32. What is the writing process?
33. What is prewriting?
34. What is a thesis statement?
35. How to organize and arrange?
36. How to Write a Rough Draft.
37. What Is revising?
38. What is done during editing, proofreading, & formatting?
39. What are other types of academic writing?
40. Credits and Attributions
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