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College Writer's Reference, the (Tabbed Version)

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This brief handbook offers the most focus on the writing process. The entire book is also available on the Internet, where it is fully searchable and customizable. This writing handbook focuses on the writing process, the research process, document design, clarity, punctuation, grammar, and documentation. This is a perfect reference for anyone wanting to produce effective written communications.

Table of Contents

Credits

 

Box Lists

 

Preface

 Part ONE: Reading and Writing in College

 

1. Why Writing Matters

2.  The Writing Process

3.  Keeping a Journal 

4.  Strategies for Starting

5. Reading and Writing with Images 

 Part TWO: COMPOSING COLLEGE PAPERS

 

6.  Reflecting on Experience

7.  Explaining Concepts

8.  Arguing For and Against

9.  Writing About Literature

10.  The Revising Process

 Part THREE: The Research Process

 

11. Beginning the Research Process  

12. Conducting Library Research  

13. Conducting Internet Research  14. Conducting Field Research  

15. Evaluating Research Sources  

16. Using Research Sources  

17.  Avoiding Plagiarism

 PART FOUR: Writing in the Disciplines (MLA, APA, CMS)

                                                      

18. Understanding the Differences Among the Disciplines

19. MLA: Writing in Languages and Literature

20. APA: Writing in the Social Sciences21. CMS: Writing in the Arts and Humanities 

22. Writing in the Physical and Biological Sciences

23. Writing in Business

 Part FIVE: Publishing and Presenting

 

24. Designing Printed Documents  

25.  Writing for the Internet

26.  Writing for the World

27.  Portfolios and Class Books  

28.  Making Oral Presentations  

Part SIX: Editing: Clarity

 

29. The Editing Process

30. Paragraph Structure   

31. Strong Openings   

32. Thoughtful Closings   

33. Concise Language

34. Vital sentences   

35. The Right Word   

36. Unbiased Language   

37. Proofreading

 

Part SEVEN: Editing: Grammar

 

38. Sentence Patterns

39.  Sentence Fragments  

40.  Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences  

41.  Shifts and Mixed Constructions  

42. Verbs  

43.  Subject-Verb Agreement

44.  Pronouns

45.  Adjectives and Adverbs  

46. Modifier Placement

47. Grammar Terms

 Part EIGHT: Editing: Punctuation

 

48. Commas  

49. Semicolons  

50. Colons  

51.  End Punctuation  52.  Apostrophes  

53. Quotation Marks  

54.  Parentheses and Brackets  

55.  Dashes, Slashes, and Ellipsis Points  

 Part NINE: Editing: Conventions of Written English

 

56. Spelling  

57. Capitalization  

58.  Hyphens  

59.  Numbers  

60.  Abbreviations  61.  Italics and Underlining  

 

Part TEN: Glossary/Index

 

62. Glossary of Terms

 

ESL Index

Index 

WAC Box List

Editing Symbols

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131584624
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
English language
Author:
Hayakawa, Alan
Author:
Fulwiler, Toby
Author:
Hayakawa, Alan R.
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series:
Mycomplab
Publication Date:
February 2007
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.7 x 0.9 in 590 gr

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