Consider the Following: Writing from a Non-Native Perspective by Dr. Sabri G. Bebawi
These lectures are designed to help learners with the basic essay forms, revision and editing techniques, also generating focused ideas, introduced to the various writing modes and organization. The reader will enhance critical-thinking skills, develop and refine communication and writing skills.
How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation by David Sternberg
Mastering these skills spells the difference between 'A.B.D.' and 'Ph.D': refuting the magnum opus myth; coping with the dissertation as obsession (magnificent or otherwise); the fine art of selecting a topic; writing the dissertation with publication in mind; when to stand your ground and when to prudently retreat if the committee's conception of your thesis differs substantially from your own; dealing with obstructive committee members, and keeping the fences mended; how to reconsider 'negative' findings as useful data; reviewing your progress, and getting out of the 'dissertation dumps'; defending your paper successfully - distinguishing between mere formalities and a serious substantive challenge; exploiting the career potential of your dissertation; and much, much more.
Breaking Boundaries by Carol Comfort
Breaking Boundaries offers an important and significant alternative to most other developmental reading/writing books by providing instruction, readings, and activities that more closely resemble college-level work. Rather than offering one- to two-paragraph readings and worksheet drills, it features longer readings, more varied readings (multi- cultural, multi-disciplinary, multi-genre), specific strategies for becoming stronger readers, direct instruction in the writing process, and an array of post- reading writing assignments that are not solely based on personal experiences.
10,000 Ideas for Term Papers, Projects, Reports and Speeches by Kathryn Lamm
A one-of-a kind resource for high school and college students and their teachers, this book offers the most extensive listing of original, up-to-the-minute research topics ever assembled in one volume, coverint 130 categories.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by the American Psychological Association
With millions of copies sold, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and justice administration, and other disciplines in which effective communication with words and data is fundamental.
A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian; John Grossman
Now, a new edition of Kate Turabian's Manual for Writers combines the expertise of close to 60 years of comprehensive and detailed guidance with new information addressing the role of computers in the preparation and presentation of papers.
The Associated Press Guide to Internet Research and Reporting by Gina S. Claywell
The final word on the rules of Internet reporting, this comprehensive guide will be the on-line style guide of choice for AP staff, stringers, and journalism students alike.
How to Write Book Reports by Harry Teitelbaum
The ideal guide for all high school and college English students, this practical, informative handbook provides everything they need to know to write a first-rate book report or college literature paper. Complete with step-by-step instructions for all phases of the process, it gives readers a success formula that can be used again and again.
The Columbia Guide to Online Style by Janice Walker; Todd W. Taylor
The creators of the "Walker/ACW Style Sheet" have expanded the original style sheet into a comprehensive yet user-friendly guide that also provides complete guidelines for formatting documents for online publication. 11 illustrations.
How to Write Term Papers and Reports by L. Sue Baugh
How to Write Term Papers and Reports illustrates the connection between strong writing and strong presentation, offering tips for preparing the final draft on either a typewriter or a word processor. And for those who must give an oral presentation on their paper topic, How to Write Term Papers and Reports offers a whole chapter on preparing an interesting talk - including how to manage stage fright. Four complete term papers demonstrate how the guidelines in this book can be put into practice.
Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day by Joan Bolker
Dissertation Writers Need Strong, practical advice, as well as someone to assure them that their struggles aren't unique. Joan Bolker, midwife to more than one hundred dissertations and co-founder of the Harvard Writing Center, offers invaluable suggestions for the graduate-student writer. Using positive reinforcement, she begins by reminding thesis writers that being able to devote themselves to a project that truly interests them can be a pleasurable adventure.