From choosing the right topic to proofreading their finished work, RESEARCH PAPERS, 16e helps students confidently tackle the process of creating a successful research paper, one step at a time. Featuring straightforward, step-by-step descriptions--each of which is supported by current examples and hands-on exercises--this edition offers today's students an unparalleled writing resource. In keeping with the authors' commitment to providing the most user-friendly and up-to-date writing manual on the market, students will also find the very latest information on documentation styles, including the 2009 MLA and 2010 APA updates, plagiarism, and online research, all contained within a convenient large format and easy-to-use spiral binding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
WRITING THE RESEARCH PAPER: A HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition, is an easily accessible handbook that provides students with simple, specific information on the conventions of the research paper. With its easy-to-digest steps that demystify the writing process, this handbook enables students to work independently in the creation of their research papers-throughout their college careers and beyond. Comprehensive, up-to-date information is conveyed in a calm and reassuring voice that encourages students to turn to any section of the text at any time for immediate, expert assistance. Each self-contained section is as concise as possible, and can be effectively used in any order, depending on the needs of the individual and course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
THE RESEARCH WRITER helps students transition from writing the research paper to doing research writing, from reporting information to working with ideas. The subtitle--Curiosity, Discovery, Dialogue--signals this shift: this handbook promotes research as a curiosity-driven activity that leads to discoveries that are then shared through various types of dialogue. With this practical and reader-friendly handbook, students will learn the research and writing skills needed for any research project and will be able to apply and transfer these skills to their own disciplines. Students can use THE RESEARCH WRITER to become more intelligent, ethically aware researchers, able not just to avoid plagiarism but to write with credibility while navigating the twenty-first century digital landscape. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 4th Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. The 4th Edition incorporates all essential changes reflected in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The definitive research paper guide, Writing Research Papers combines a traditional and practical approach to the research process with the latest information on electronic research and presentation. This market-leading text provides students with step-by-step guidance through the research writing process, from selecting and narrowing a topic to formatting the finished document. Writing Research Papers backs up its instruction with the most complete array of samples of any writing guide of this nature. The text continues its extremely thorough and accurate coverage of citation styles for a wide variety of disciplines. The fourteenth edition maintains Lester's successful approach while bringing new writing and documentation updates to assist the student researcher in keeping pace with electronic sources.
Designed as a comprehensive resource, The Pocket Guide to Legal Research is a desk reference for use by paralegal students, practicing paralegals, legal assistants, and attorneys. The easy to understand format allows the user to quickly obtain the answer to many commonly encountered research questions regarding case, statutory, secondary authority, Internet research, and legal citation. Complete with a glossary of relevant legal research, and appendices covering court opinion, elements of statute, and a research source chart; The Pocket Guide to Legal Research is the most comprehensive guide available on legal research. Written in a non-technical manner, this book will ease the transition from student to professional, and will remain a valuable resource in a legal setting.
The POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 6th Edition is an essential tool for writing research papers across the disciplines. Concise and thorough, the POCKET GUIDE offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help writers produce properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is less expensive and easier to use than the APA Manual. It also includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of electronic sources, preparing writers to evaluate and use Internet references correctly in their research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, is the rhetorical handbook for composing in the 21st century. Blakesley and Hoogeveen place students' writing front and center with an innovative page format that keeps students' attention focused on their own writing and on activities, checklists, projects, and visual aids that help them write. The page design and innovative visuals make information about writing, reading, research, documentation, technology, and grammar easy for students to access and understand. To accomplish their writing tasks, students are taught to ground their rhetorical decisions in the specific context in which they are writing. Because writing and reading occur both in print and online, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, prepares students to work with images, audio, video, and print. Technology Toolbox features throughout, as well as two dedicated parts of the book (Parts 6 and 7), teach students how to compose with technology intelligently. A new chapter on Writing in Online Courses, the first of its kind in a handbook, will guide students in addressing this new but increasingly common context for writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
POCKET KEYS FOR WRITERS gives students big writing help in a small package. This indispensable pocket-style handbook covers the essentials of the writing process within a framework for critical thinking that helps students make decisions about audience, purpose, voice, and medium. It takes students through the research process, includes the mechanics of writing and using punctuation, and explains the evaluation and documentation of both print and electronic source materials. Concise, up-to-date, and practical, the book is designed to help students find the material they need easily and quickly. The sixth edition features Key Examples: three new extended examples to help students think critically about rhetorical contexts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Packed with examples and step-by-step guidelines, KEYS FOR WRITERS, 8th Edition, equips readers with tools for effective writing in college and well into their careers and future community work. The text is known for its concise yet thorough explanations, excellent writing samples, and unique difference, not deficit approach to ESL. It is thoroughly updated to reflect 2016 MLA guidelines and includes Key Examples to help readers apply its signature Critical Thinking Framework to reading, source evaluation, source synthesis, and revision. A new Assignment Guide: Keys to Common Genres provides brief, step-by-step writing instructions for fifteen common genres that readers might encounter in their academic and professional careers. The text also highlights the importance of writing to a variety of careers, such as nursing, accounting, law, and IT. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Provides advice on choosing a subject, doing research, and writing the paper, according to two widely accepted style manuals.
A friendly, easy-to-use guide, Writing Research Papers walks students through every step of the research process — from finding a topic to searching the Web to formatting the final manuscript. The seventh edition is thoroughly revised to help students find and evaluate the very best sources amidst the flood of information that electronic searching makes available.
ATELIER is your studio for learning French and francophone language and culture. With its blend of online learning tools and class activities, ATELIER guides your learning of French so that you are ready to communicate with others both in the classroom and online. ATELIER brings you the sights, sounds and stories of everyday life in tightly designed units centering on themes such as social life, academic studies, hobbies and food.
Helping students speak in the classroom and the boardroom, THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK, 11e covers the entire process of preparing, organizing, developing, and delivering a speech-making it the ideal text for students taking a public speaking course as well as an excellent reference for experienced speakers. The handbook continues to offer thorough coverage of ethics, reasoning, analyzing audience, and diversity. Each chapter is designed to stand alone so that speakers can refer only to the sections that meet their needs. Vivid new graphics in the Eleventh Edition help illustrate key concepts. Speeches from students and public figures-including President Obama's commemorative speech on the death of Nelson Mandela-provide relevant speech models as well as material for analysis. Features such as For Your Benefit equip students with valuable tips and advice, while Speaker's Workshop and Putting It into Practice activities give students plenty of hands-on application. In addition, new Learning Objectives and updated Checklists help students review what they've learned. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 8E simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts—common prefixes, suffixes and root words—that provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms. Organized by body systems, chapters follow a logical flow of information: an overview of the body system's structure and functions, a summary of applicable medical specialties, and ultimately pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures. An expanded section on complementary and alternative therapies reflects the changing role of holistic health care. A convenient table of abbreviations is included at the end of every chapter, while resourceful appendices offer a listing of abbreviations, a table of word parts and their meanings, and a glossary of pathology and procedures. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
More detailed than a pocket handbook yet briefer than a concise handbook, HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition, provides all the authority of the Harbrace tradition in an ideal length and portable format. Clear and concise explanations outline the essentials students need to write their papers, including instruction on the rhetorical contexts that affect their choice of grammatical constructions, style, punctuation and mechanics, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research and documenting sources. This edition includes knowledge transfer exercises throughout that show students how to apply the skills they're learning to other courses and contexts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Now readers can develop the complete Microsoft Access 2016 skills needed to be successful in college or the business world beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: COMPREHENSIVE. Updated with all-new case-based modules, this thorough edition clearly applies the basic and more advanced skills readers are learning to real-world situations, making the concepts even more relevant. A new Productivity Apps for School and Work module visually introduces Microsoft OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge with fun, hands-on activities. NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: COMPREHENSIVE immediately demonstrates the importance of the extensive skills highlighted within each module. This edition focuses on strengthening learning outcomes and transferring the complete skills readers are mastering to other applications and disciplines for further success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.