Download E-books Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment PDF

By Diane Penrod

Composition in Convergence: The impression of latest Media on Writing Assessment considers how technological forms--such as desktops and on-line courses--transform the review of writing, as well as textual content school room job. a lot has been written on how know-how has affected writing, yet evaluate has had little recognition. during this publication, writer Diane Penrod examines how, at the one hand, machine know-how and interactive fabric create a disruption of traditional literacy practices (reading, writing, analyzing, and critique), whereas, however, the impression of pcs permits academics to suggest and advance new versions for pondering and writing to interact scholars in real-world settings.

This textual content is meant for students and educators in writing and composition, academic review, writing and expertise, desktops and composition, and digital literacy. additionally, it really is acceptable for graduate scholars making plans to educate and examine digital writing or train in on-line environments.

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Download E-books Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too! PDF

By Thomas Lennon, Robert B. Garant

Eventually, a advisor to screenwriting by way of men who've really performed it (instead of a few schmuck who simply provides lectures approximately screenwriting on the airport Marriott).
Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon’s video clips have revamped one billion money on the field office— and now they make it easier to do it your self! This e-book is stuffed with mystery insider information regarding tips on how to triumph over the Hollywood studio procedure: the best way to write, pitch, constitution, and get under the influence of alcohol with the easiest of them. good . . . might be now not the simplest of them, yet definitely the main winning. (If you’re aiming to win an Oscar, this isn't the e-book for you!) but when you could style a bit, and will learn and converse English—then you can even begin turning your phrases into $TACK$ of cash!
This is the single screenwriting e-book you'll ever desire. simply because all different ones pretty well suck. In those pages, Garant and Lennon give you the type of useful assistance you won’t locate at any place else, together with:
• THE paintings OF PITCHING
• GETTING YOUR FOOT within the DOOR
• TAKING NOTES FROM motion picture STARS
• the best way to GET FIRED AND REHIRED
• how one can GET credits AND ROYALTIES!
AND most crucial: WHAT to shop for WITH the large PILES of cash YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE!
Writing video clips for enjoyable and Profit will take you thru the highs and lows of existence as a certified screenwriter. From the highs of hugging Gisele Bündchen and getting kung fu punched by means of Jackie Chan to the soul-crushing lows of Herbie: absolutely Loaded.
READ THIS BOOK—and you’ll have every little thing you must make your first billion the old fashioned way—by “selling out” in exhibit enterprise!
A component of the authors’ proceeds from this booklet are being contributed to the USO of Metropolitan Washington, a personal, nonprofit association devoted to serving lively responsibility army participants and their households within the better Washington, D.C., region.

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Download E-books Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk that Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understandings PDF

By Jeff Zwiers

The place may we be with out dialog? all through historical past, conversations have allowed us to work out assorted views, construct principles, and remedy difficulties. Conversations, rather these noted during this e-book as educational conversations, push scholars to imagine and study in lasting methods. educational conversations are back-and-forth dialogues within which scholars concentrate on an issue and discover it through development, demanding, and negotiating correct ideas.

Unfortunately, educational conversations are infrequent in lots of study rooms. speak is usually ruled by way of the instructor and some scholars, or it doesn't increase past brief responses to the teacher's questions. Even definite instructing ways and curriculum courses overlook to coach scholars the best way to retain a centred, respectful, and considerate conversation.

To handle those demanding situations, authors Jeff Zwiers and Marie Crawford have pointed out 5 center conversation abilities to assist scholars carry efficient educational conversations throughout content material parts. those talents comprise: elaborating and clarifying, assisting principles with facts, development on and/or not easy rules, paraphrasing, and synthesizing. This e-book exhibits lecturers find out how to weave the cultivation of educational dialog abilities and conversations into present educating techniques. extra in particular, it describes how one can use conversations to construct the following:

  • Academic vocabulary and grammar
  • Critical considering abilities similar to persuasion, interpretation, attention of a number of views, assessment, and application
  • Literacy abilities similar to wondering, predicting, connecting to past wisdom, and summarizing
  • Complex and summary crucial understandings in content material components resembling version, human nature, bias, conservation of mass, strength, gravity, irony, democracy, greed, and more
  • An educational school room surroundings brimming with admire for others' principles, fairness of voice, engagement, and mutual support

The principles during this ebook stem from many hours of school room perform, examine, and video research throughout grade degrees and content material parts. Readers will locate quite a few sensible actions for engaged on every one dialog ability, crafting conversation-worthy projects, and utilizing conversations to coach and verify. educational Conversations deals an in-depth method of assisting scholars become the long run mom and dad, lecturers, and leaders who will collaborate to construct a greater world.

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Download E-books Dialogue Secrets: From Subtext to Banter to Exposition (Screenwriting Blue Books) PDF

By William Martell

What makes nice discussion? How am i able to make my characters each one have a unique and targeted voice?

A step by step consultant to enhance your screenplay's discussion. easy methods to eliminate undesirable discussion (and what *is* undesirable dialogue), First Hand discussion, lousy Exposition, Realism, forty-one specialist discussion options you should use *today*, Subtext, Subtitles, Humor, hot Banter, *Anti-Dialogue*, Speeches, and extra. virtually two hundred pages of instruments you should use to make your discussion sizzle!

Special sections that use discussion examples from videos as various as "Bringing Up Baby", "Psycho", "Double Indemnity", "Notorious", the Oscar nominated "You Can expect Me", "His woman Friday", and plenty of more!

Professional Screenwriter William C. Martell (19 produced motion pictures) stocks expert discussion recommendations, exhibiting you step by step tips to write nice discussion on your screenplay.

About the Author:

William C. Martell has written seventeen produced motion pictures for cable and video together with 3 HBO global Premieres, Made For Showtimes, 3 CineMax Premieres, movies for united states community, etc. Reviewer David Nuttycombe of The Washington publish calls him "The Robert Towne of made for cable movies" and he used to be the single non-nominated screenwriter pointed out on Siskel & Ebert's 1997 Oscar distinct "If We Picked The Winners". He doesn't educate screenwriting, he writes for a living.

The naval battle motion movie "Steel Sharks" (HBO) stars Gary Busey and Billy Dee Williams, and was once made with the cooperation of the united states military and division Of security onboard an exact plane service. "Hard Evidence" (USA) used to be published to video a similar day as Julia Roberts' movie "Something to speak About" and out-rented it, touchdown on the #7 place nationally whereas the Roberts' movie ended up #8 ("Hard Evidence" was once the higher reviewed film). Submarine mystery "Crash Dive" (HBO) starred Frederic woodland, and brought "JAG"s Catherine Bell and Christopher Titus from Fox's sit-com "Titus". "Treacherous" (Cinemax) Starred Tia Carrere, Adam Baldwin and C. Thomas Howell. His kinfolk movie "Invisible Mom" starring "ET"s Dee Wallace Stone gained most sensible Children's movie on the Santa Clarita movie competition. Mr. Martell is at the moment engaged on numerous tasks for significant studios.

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Download E-books Opening Bazin: Postwar Film Theory and Its Afterlife PDF

By Dudley Andrew

With the entire diversity of his voluminous writings eventually viewable, André Bazin turns out extra deserving than ever to be thought of the main influential of all writers on movie. His short occupation, 1943-58, helped result in the bounce from classical cinema to the fashionable artwork of Renoir, Welles, and neorealism. founding father of Cahiers du Cinéma, he inspired the longer term New Wave administrators to confront his telltale query, What is Cinema? This assortment considers one other very important question, who's Bazin? In it, thirty 3 popular movie scholars--including de Baecque, Elsaesser, Gunning, and MacCabe--tackle Bazin's that means for the 2st century. they've got present in his writings unmistakable lines of Flaubert, Bergson, Breton, and Benjamin they usually have pursued this vein to the gold mine of Deleuze and Derrida. they've got probed and assessed his rules on movie historical past, type, and approach, measuring him opposed to latest media regime, whereas measuring that regime opposed to him. they've got situated the dear ore of his concept couched inside striations of French postwar politics and tradition, they usually have published the unforeseen results of that suggestion on filmmakers and picture tradition on 4 continents. Open Bazin; you will discover a treasure.

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Download E-books Taller de escritura creativa para niños y adolescentes (Talleres) PDF

Taller de escritura creativa para niños y adolescentes tiene como objetivo acercar el mundo de l. a. escritura a niños y jóvenes. A través de las consignas adecuadas el profesor pone los medios para que los jóvenes escritores se atrevan a expresar sus sentimientos, sus inquietudes y sus deseos a través de los angeles palabra escrita. Las consignas (o ejercicios) son fundamentales para el éxito del taller y actúan como detonante para que el joven escritor vaya descubriendo su propia voz narrativa. Este taller está dirigido a niños de siete a doce años y a adolescentes de trece a dieciocho años.

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Download E-books Houston, We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story PDF

By Randy Olson

 Ask a scientist approximately Hollywood, and you’ll most likely get eye rolls. yet ask somebody in Hollywood approximately technology, and they’ll see buck indicators: moviemakers understand that technology should be the resource of significant tales, with the entire drama and motion that blockbusters require.
 
That’s an incredible mistake, says Randy Olson: Hollywood has much to coach scientists approximately tips to inform a story—and, eventually, easy methods to do technology larger. With Houston, we now have a Narrative, he lays out a stunningly uncomplicated procedure for turning the uninteresting into the dramatic. Drawing on his distinct heritage, which observed him go away his activity as a operating scientist to release a profession as a filmmaker, Olson first diagnoses the matter: whilst scientists let us know approximately their paintings, they pile one second and one aspect atop one other second and one other detail—a stultifying procession of “and, and, and.” What we want as an alternative is an figuring out of the elemental parts of tale, the narrative buildings that our brains are all yet hardwired to appear for—which Olson boils down, brilliantly, to “And, yet, Therefore,” or ABT. At a stroke, the ABT procedure introduces momentum (“And”), clash (“But”), and backbone (“Therefore”)—the basic development blocks of tale. As Olson has proven by means of top numerous workshops around the globe, whilst scientists’ eyes are opened to ABT, the influence is fantastic: without notice, they’re not only conversing approximately their work—they’re telling stories approximately it. And audiences are captivated.
 
Written with an unusual verve and exuberance, and equipped on rules which are acceptable to fields some distance past technological know-how, Houston, we now have a Narrative has the ability to rework the best way technology is known and preferred, and eventually how it’s done.

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Download E-books Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series) PDF

By Jocelyn K. Glei, 99U

Stop doing busywork. commence doing all your most sensible work.

Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and beaten? Do you're employed at a breakneck speed all day, in basic terms to discover that you just haven’t entire an important issues in your time table in the event you depart the office?

The global has replaced and how we paintings has to alter, too. With knowledge from 20 best artistic minds, Manage Your Day-to-Day offers you a toolkit for tackling the recent demanding situations of a 24/7, always-on workplace.

Featuring contributions from: Dan Ariely, Leo Babauta, Scott Belsky, Lori Deschene, Aaron Dignan, Erin Rooney Doland, Seth Godin,Todd Henry, Christian Jarrett, Scott McDowell, Mark McGuinness, Cal Newport, Steven Pressfield, Gretchen Rubin, Stefan Sagmeister, Elizabeth G. Saunders, Tony Schwartz, Tiffany Shlain, Linda Stone, and James Victore. Plus, a foreword from Behance founder & CEO Scott Belsky.

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