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    DescriptionResearch Writing Simplified isolates the skills related to research and moves students through a series of stepped learning activities that provide practice and reinforcement. At only 80 pages, this is the most concise research guide available-and the most effective. Research Writing Simplified offers focused, sequenced practice in the skills and conventions of research writing, as well as practical advice and general guidance about the writing process. Exercises include practice in summarizing, paraphrasing, correctly introducing and formatting direct quotations, the various options for in-text documentation, and correct format of works cited/reference pages. These practice exercises can be the basis of in-class instruction, or they can be assigned as homework. Because answers for some exercises are provided, students can also use Research Writing Simplified as a self-teaching guide.


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    Title
    Research Writing Simplified
    Subtitle
    A Documentation Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Raymond H. Clines, By (author) Elizabeth R. Cobb
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 269 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780321953483
    ISBN 10: 0321953487
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    BIC subject category V2: CF
    LC classification: PN
    DC21: 371.30281
    B&T General Subject: 480
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 371.30281
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000, EDU028000
    Thema V1.0: CJCW, CF, JNZ, YPWL
    Edition
    8, Revised
    Edition statement
    8th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, figures
    Publisher
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Longman Inc
    Publication date
    25 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New Jersey
    Table of contents
    The Research Process R-1 Choosing a Topic R-2 Researching a Topic R-3 Preparing a Bibliography and a Preliminary Thesis R-4 Taking Notes and Outlining Citing Sources and Academic Honesty C-1 Documentation Systems C-2 In-Text Citations C-3 Avoiding Plagiarism C-4 Practice in Recognizing Plagiarism C-5 Additional Practice in Recognizing Plagiarism Summarizing S-1 When to Summarize S-2 Documenting Summaries S-3 Practice in Summarizing S-4 Practice in Documenting Summaries S-5 Practice in Writing and Documenting Summaries Paraphrasing P-1 When to Paraphrase P-2 Documenting Paraphrases and Using Lead-Ins P-3 Practice in Paraphrasing P-4 Practice in Documenting Paraphrases P-5 Practice in Writing and Documenting Paraphrases P-6 Additional Practice in Writing and Documenting Paraphrases Direct Quotations Q-1 When to Use Direct Quotations Q-2 Documenting and Integrating Direct Quotations Q-3 Rules for Punctuating Quotations Q-4 Practice in Punctuating Quotations Q-5 Additional Practice in Punctuating Quotations Q-6 Practice in Creating Lead-Ins for Quotations Q-7 Practice in Integrating, Punctuating, and Documenting Quotations Q-8 Additional Practice in Integrating, Punctuating, and Documenting Quotations Q-9 Common Errors in Citing Sources Works Cited and References W-1 MLA and APA W-2 General Guidelines W-3 Citing Electronic Information W-4 Sample Works Cited and References with Exercises (Electronic Sources) W-5 Sample Works Cited and References with Exercises (Non-Electronic Sources) W-6 Arranging a Works Cited or References List with Electronic Sources W-7 Arranging a Works Cited or References List with Print and Electronic Sources Sample Student Research Papers SP-1 Sample Student Research Paper in MLA Format with Annotated Bibliography SP-2 Excerpt of Student Research Paper in APA Format SP-3 Excerpt of Student Research Paper in CMS Format Quick Review: Writing with Precision WP-1 Review: Elements of the Essay WP-2 Review: Major Usage Errors Answer Key Sample Chicago Manual of Style Entries Sample APA Entries Sample APA Entries for Electronic Sources Sample MLA Entries Sample MLA Entries for Electronic Sources Index