Textbook

2021-2022 Textbook Edition

Figure 1. The Composition Program’s textbook for 2021-2022 is a Virginia Tech custom edition of Understanding Rhetoric (3rd edition). This custom edition includes four chapters tailored to our specific first-year writing curriculum. The book is used in both ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. ISBN-13: 9781319448646.

The Composition Program’s textbook for 2021-2022 is a Virginia Tech custom edition of Understanding Rhetoric, 3rd ed. The VT custom edition has been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. If you have any questions about the textbook for the Composition Program, please contact Derek Mueller, Director of Composition, at dmueller@vt.edu.

Previous Textbook Editions

Fall 2020–Summer 2021 (digital only)

Figure 2. The Virginia Tech Composition Program’s textbook for 2020-2021 is Understanding Rhetoric (2nd edition). This custom edition includes four chapters tailored to our specific first-year writing curriculum. The book is used in both ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. ISBN-13: 9781319416133

The 2020 Edition of Understanding Rhetoric (VT custom) has been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 for Spring 2021. Options for purchase include Follett (campus bookstore, where students can purchase an access code printed on a card) or direct purchase at the VitalSource website: https://www.vitalsource.com/custom/9781319401597. The cost is 48 USD.

Fall 2019–Summer 2020

Understanding Rhetoric, 2nd edition
Figure 3. The Virginia Tech Composition Program’s textbook is Understanding Rhetoric (2nd edition). This custom edition includes four chapters tailored to our specific first-year writing curriculum. The book is used in both ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. ISBN-13: 9781319291914