Quick Access Reference for Writers, Updated Third Canadian Edition with MyCanadianCompLab

ISBN-10: 0135077834
ISBN-13: 9780135077832
Edition: 3rd 2010
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Description: Quick Access Reference for Writersis an indispensable resource for all post-secondary students in any discipline that requires writing. It is a student-focused text with a classic tone that has now been fully updated. This updated version is fully  More...

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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Unknown Publisher
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 576
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Quick Access Reference for Writersis an indispensable resource for all post-secondary students in any discipline that requires writing. It is a student-focused text with a classic tone that has now been fully updated. This updated version is fully integrated with the online student resource,MyCanadianCompLab. Icons throughout both the printed book and etext point students to features such as Writing Activities, Citation Diagnostics and Exercises, Video Tutorials on Grammar, Writing, and Research, Sample Papers, and more, along with the invaluable resource,Research Navigator.

Thinking, Reading, and Writing Critically
Thinking Like a Writer
Reading Critically
Distinguishing Between Summary and Synthesis
Viewing Images Critically
Writing and Technology
Writing Process
Getting Started
Drafting
Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
Composing Paragraphs
Writing to Inform
Writing to Argue
Writing Across the Curriculum
An Overview of Writing Across the Curriculum
Writing About the Humanities
Writing About Literature
Writing in the Social Sciences
Writing in the Natural Sciences
Writing Under Pressure
Making Oral Presentations and Using Multimedia
Writing to Connect with the World
Writing for Work
Public Writing
Designing Documents
Writing for the Web
Research
Starting a Research Project
Developing a Search Strategy
Finding and Evaluating Library-Based Sources
Researching the Web Wisely
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Drafting and Revising a Research Paper
MLA Documentation
MLA In-Text Citations
MLA Works Cited List
Student's MLA-Style Research Paper
APA, CM, CSE, and IEEE Documentation
APA In-Text Citations
APA References List
A Student's APA-Style Research Paper
CM-Style Documentation
CSE- and IEEE-Style Documentation
Grammar Basics
Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences
Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, and Case
Adjectives and Adverbs
Tips for Multilingual Writers
Message from Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse to Multilingual Writers
Singulars and Plurals
Articles
Word Order
Prepositions
Gerunds and Infinitives
Modal Auxiliary Verbs
Sentences and Words
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences
Problems with Sentence Shifts
Misplaced Modifiers
Conciseness
Coordination and Subordination
Sentence Style
Usage Glossary
Word Meanings and Word Impact
Using Inclusive Language
Spelling
Punctuation and Mechanics
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
Other Punctuation Marks
Hyphens
Capitals
Italics (Underlining)
Abbreviations
Numbers
Terms Glossary

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