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Dafoe, Nancy, 1952-
Breaking open the box : a guide for creative techniques to improve academic writing and generate critical thinking / Nancy Dafoe
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Lanham : ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD EDUCATION, A division of ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS, INC., [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PE1404 .D34 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching
Academic writing -- Study and teaching
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching
Physical Description xxiii, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-184)
Contents Encouraging creative frameworks for critical thinking and writing -- The writer as creative thinker -- Recognizing the problem -- Outlining creative applications to academic writing -- Applications with prose poems or poetic prose -- Discourse applications with poetry -- Applications with narrative : story, dialogue and the mini-script -- Applications with parody and satire -- Applications with musings and journaling -- Applications with unusual vessels and technology -- Traditional-looking essays incorporating creative techniques -- Changing the landscape of academic writing assignments and the classroom environment -- Making editing integral -- Inviting the common core state standards into the classroom and recognizing that they are first cousins to creativity -- Lesson planning involving creative choice and techniques -- Setting up action research -- Providing students with opportunities for an authentic audience
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