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News Is a Verb : Journalism at the End of the Twentieth Century
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News Is a Verb : Journalism at the End of the Twentieth Century"When screaming headlines turn out to be based on stories that don't support them, the tale of the boy who cried wolf gets new life. When the newspaper is filled with stupid features about celebrities at the expense of hard news, the reader feels patronized. In the process, the critical relationship of reader to newspaper is slowly undermined."
--from NEWS IS A VERB
 
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Critical Thinking : A Beginners Guide
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Critical Thinking : A Beginners GuideWe are bombarded daily with vast amounts of information, much of it using faulty logic. From adverts to blogs, television to newspapers, knowing what to believe is a daunting task. Critical Thinking: A Beginner’s Guide teaches you how to analyze people’s arguments and explains the main "fallacies" that are used to deceive and confuse. With a wealth of real life examples, a glossary, and plenty of diagrams, this is an invaluable tool for both students wanting to improve their grades and general readers in search of clarity.
 
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Critical Thinking: Proven Strategies To Improve Decision Making Skills, Increase Intuition And Think Smarter
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Critical Thinking: Proven Strategies To Improve Decision Making Skills, Increase Intuition And Think Smarter“Critical Thinking: Proven Strategies To Improve Decision Making Skills, Increase Intuition And Think Smarter!” is a well-rounded introduction to the principles of critical thinking. The book provides tips and steps that are easy to follow, yet very effective in solving problems of all kinds.
This guide is helpful to people of all walks of life. The techniques it provides are useful – cutting across careers, businesses, political and even the social arena. After reading through this book, you will be amazed at the amount of resources you can save just by making critical thinking part of your everyday life.
 
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Revisiting EFL assessment: critical perspectives
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Revisiting EFL assessment: critical perspectivesThis book examines acknowledged practices and demonstrates to teachers how to make the most out of their assessment practices. It also explores different assessment methods for skills such as reading, writing, listening and speaking. Forecasting the future of assessment and where concepts like alternative assessment and dynamic assessment are heading, it also shows how relatively new teaching methods such as communicative methodologies and problem-based learning are reflected in assessment.
 
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Joy on Demand [Audiobook]
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Joy on Demand [AudiobookJoy on Demand [Audiobook

A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times best-selling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.

REUPLOAD NEEDED

 
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CDA and PDA Made Simple: Language, Ideology and Power in Politics and Media
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CDA and PDA Made Simple: Language, Ideology and Power in Politics and MediaCDA and PDA Made Simple cuts many long stories short and encapsulates a long-standing tradition in modern and contemporary linguistics. The theoretical scope of the book encompasses a lengthy review of relevant studies in the area of critical discourse analysis (CDA), and, more broadly, in the areas of power, control, ideology and politics as realized and enacted in discourse. The book also brings together a detailed theoretical background on the main tenets and assumptions, tools and recipes, trends and extensions and critiques and applications of critical and political discourse analysis (PDA).
 
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Active Reading: Transformative Writing in Literary Studies
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Active Reading: Transformative Writing in Literary StudiesThe subject of this book is the crossover between critical study and creative writing. 'Active reading' is a structured process of writing activities using imitation, variation and experimentation. Through practical composition techniques such as 'transformational writing', 're-writing' or 'translation', students can use writing activities to develop their critical imagination. This book bridges the gap between theories of learning and Literary studies in Higher Education.
 
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