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Consider the Following: Writing from a Non-Native Perspective: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.

Breaking BoundariesBreaking 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.


A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and DissertationsA 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.


Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a DayWriting 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.


The Associated Press Guide to Internet Research and ReportingThe 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.


Critical Reading and WritingCritical Reading and Writing by Andrew Goatly
With this important new introductory text, student will swiftly discover the power relations at work in and behind the texts they encounter in their everyday lives. Through examples from a wide range of genres -- including popular fiction, advertisements and print journalism, this book examines the language choices a writer must make in structuring texts, representing the world and positioning the reader.


The Columbia Guide to Online StyleThe 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.


Building EssaysBuilding Essays: A Reader-Centered Writing Guide by David Dorn
This innovative reader-centered rhetoric uses an inductive approach and a "building" metaphor to stress activity over concepts by continuously tying abstract conceptual learning to practical application. Offers a lively, informal writing style and an easy-to-understand "building" metaphor throughout. Features Application exercises with practical use and relevance to the concept under discussion. Includes internet information tied to but not into the composition process. An invaluable workbook/reference book for any professional seeking to polish his/her writing style.


How to Write Term Papers and ReportsHow 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.


How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral DissertationHow 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.


How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral DissertationHow 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.


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