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.
Composing Qualitative Research by Karen Golden-Biddle; Karen D. Locke
Providing both theoretical and practical guidance, this book will assist students and researchers who need to transform data organized around the metaphor of story' in order to illuminate the importance of crafting data into a framework that appeals to the intended audience. Each chapter covers a different aspect of creating a story: disclosing, telling and revising for publication. Each chapter also focuses on the writing issues researchers face as they take a manuscript from invention to publication and offers useful strategies to address these issues.
Building 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.
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.
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.
Critical 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.
How to Write Simple Science Reports by Jo Ellen Moore
Here, in one 128-page volume, is everything you need to cultivate children's natural curiosity in wild animals and dinosaurs and turn it into 30 possible animal-topic reports. Teaching materials cover prewriting, modeling, preparing materials, bibliography, discussion starters, and writing ideas. For the student, there is a page of science information, patterns for cover and inside report illustration for each animal topic.
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.
Designing and Writing Online Documentation by William K. Horton
A new edition of the single best-known resource available on online documentation--now updated to reflect the latest developments in technology, including multimedia. The book includes comprehensive discussions on how to write and design everything from screen messages and menus to help screens--ensuring they can be retrieved and displayed rapidly and conveniently.
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.
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.