The Thesis Writer's Handbook

A Complete One-source Guide for Writers of Research Papers

Author: Joan I. Miller,Bruce J. Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

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Research for Writers

Author: Ann Hoffmann

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780713641561

Category: Reference

Page: 252

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Long acknowledged as the standard research guide for writers and journalists. It includes advice on utilising the internet for research and information.
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Handbook of Writing Research

Author: Charles A. MacArthur,Steve Graham,Jill Fitzgerald

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1593857500

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 468

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Presents a collection of essays discussing the theories and models of writing research.
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Handbook of Research on Writing

History, Society, School, Individual, Text

Author: Charles Bazerman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113525110X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 670

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The Handbook of Research on Writing ventures to sum up inquiry over the last few decades on what we know about writing and the many ways we know it: How do people write? How do they learn to write and develop as writers? Under what conditions and for what purposes do people write? What resources and technologies do we use to write? How did our current forms and practices of writing emerge within social history? What impacts has writing had on society and the individual? What does it mean to be and to learn to be an active participant in contemporary systems of meaning? This cornerstone volume advances the field by aggregating the broad-ranging, interdisciplinary, multidimensional strands of writing research and bringing them together into a common intellectual space. Endeavoring to synthesize what has been learned about writing in all nations in recent decades, it reflects a wide scope of international research activity, with attention to writing at all levels of schooling and in all life situations. Chapter authors, all eminent researchers, come from disciplines as diverse as anthropology, archeology, typography, communication studies, linguistics, journalism, sociology, rhetoric, composition, law, medicine, education, history, and literacy studies. The Handbook’s 37 chapters are organized in five sections: *The History of Writing; *Writing in Society; *Writing in Schooling; *Writing and the Individual; *Writing as Text This volume, in summing up what is known about writing, deepens our experience and appreciation of writing—in ways that will make teachers better at teaching writing and all of its readers better as individual writers. It will be interesting and useful to scholars and researchers of writing, to anyone who teaches writing in any context at any level, and to all those who are just curious about writing.
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Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition

Author: Charles A. MacArthur,Steve Graham,Jill Fitzgerald

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462529313

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 464

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The definitive reference in the field, this volume synthesizes current knowledge on writing development and instruction at all grade levels. Prominent scholars examine numerous facets of writing from sociocultural, cognitive, linguistic, neuroscience, and new literacy/technological perspectives. The volume reviews the evidence base for widely used instructional approaches, including those targeting particular components of writing. Issues in teaching specific populations--including students with disabilities and English learners--are addressed. Innovative research methods and analytic tools are clearly explained, and key directions for future investigation identified. New to This Edition *Chapters on genre instruction, evaluation and revision, argumentative writing, computer-based instruction, and professional development. *Chapters on new literacies, out-of-school writing, translation, and self-regulation. *Many new topics and authors, including more international perspectives. *Multiple chapters connect research findings to the Common Core writing standards. See also the editors' Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second Edition, an accessible course text and practitioner's guide.
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Writing Matters: A Handbook for Writing and Research (Comprehensive Edition with Exercises)

Author: Rebecca Moore Howard

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780073405957

Category: Reference

Page: 992

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This Comprehensive version of Writing Matters unites research, reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a network of responsibilities writers have... ... to other writers. Writing Matters emphasizes the responsibility writers share, whether collaborating online in peer review or conducting research with digital and print sources, to treat information fairly and accurately and to craft writing that is unique and original—their own! ... to the audience. Writing Matters emphasizes the need to use conventions appropriate to the readership, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. ... to the topic. Writing Matters encourages writers to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. ... to themselves. Writing Matters encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error-makers.
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The fiction writer's research handbook

Author: Mona McCormick

Publisher: Plume

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 305

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This unique, time-saving reference shows fiction writers where to turn for the factual details they need to give their works richness, texture, and a sense of time and place. The complete "where to find it fast" guide for fiction writers.
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The Research Writer's Phrase Book

A Guide to Proposal Writing and Research Phraseology

Author: Susan Louise Peterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781573092760

Category: Education

Page: 79

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"A valuable source for proposal writers, graduate students, faculty and research professionals. Advice is given for graduate students embarking on research proposals, for faculty and professionals writing proposals for projects and funding, and writers developing book proposals. A highlight of the book is that it contains over 1,000 research phrases that provide a starting point and information that will help both beginning and experienced research writers. There are computer research phrases that will help researcher's proposals sound up-to-date with computer technology advances. This book is a quick and concise handbook to help research writers develop proposals promptly with the help of research phrases at their fingertips." "Dr. Peterson provides helpful hints for writing better proposals. Her practical experiences help ease the fears of research and proposal writing bringing it to a workable and understandable level. Proposals are often reviewed by professionals with graduate degrees who have been involved in academic circles. These reviewers expect proposals to flow smoothly as they read the sections of the proposals. There are many ways to phrase the focus, objectives, and other parts of the research proposal. This is a book to guide proposal writers and an essential reference for research and proposal development."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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The Research Writer, Spiral bound Version

Author: John Van Rys,Verne Meyer,Patrick Sebranek

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0618756221

Category: Education

Page: 528

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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.
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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

Author: Kate L. Turabian

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226823386

Category: Reference

Page: 436

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Dewey. Bellow. Strauss. Friedman. The University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian. The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937. Now, with this seventh edition, Turabian’s Manual has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level—from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles. Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the late Wayne C. Booth—the gifted team behind The Craft of Research—and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource. They preserve Turabian’s clear and practical advice while fully embracing the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the age of the Internet. Booth, Colomb, and Williams significantly expand the scope of previous editions by creating a guide, generous in length and tone, to the art of research and writing. Growing out of the authors’ best-selling Craft of Research, this new section provides students with an overview of every step of the research and writing process, from formulating the right questions to reading critically to building arguments and revising drafts. This leads naturally to the second part of the Manual for Writers, which offers an authoritative overview of citation practices in scholarly writing, as well as detailed information on the two main citation styles (“notes-bibliography” and “author-date”). This section has been fully revised to reflect the recommendations of the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and to present an expanded array of source types and updated examples, including guidance on citing electronic sources. The final section of the book treats issues of style—the details that go into making a strong paper. Here writers will find advice on a wide range of topics, including punctuation, table formatting, and use of quotations. The appendix draws together everything writers need to know about formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission. This material has been thoroughly vetted by dissertation officials at colleges and universities across the country. This seventh edition of Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined—while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.
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