Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

ISBN-10: 0195445821

ISBN-13: 9780195445824

Edition: 5th 2012

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The Making Sense series offers clear, concise guides to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate study. The volumes in the Making Sense series - covering humanities courses, the social sciences, life sciences, and engineering - are intended for students in anyundergraduate course with a research and writing component, but they are especially appropriate for those at the first-year level.Revisions to the fifth edition of Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing include updates to Chapter 2, 'Searching and Researching,' and new information on conducting research, evaluating sources, and integrating the material into written work.Dates and examples have been updated throughout the text, as have coverage of citations, sourcing materials from the internet, and plagiarism and references. Finally, the new edition features a mini-index, outlining the most common research and writing issues, on the inside front cover for quick andeasy reference.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Margot Northey was Dean of the School of Business, Queen's University. She is currently a business consultant.Judi Jewinski is the Director of the English Language Institute at Renison College, University of Waterloo.

Margot Northey was Dean of the School of Business, Queen's University. She is currently a business consultant.David Knight, now retired, was a professor of geography at the University of Guelph, Ontario.Dianne Draper is a Professor in the Geography Department at the University of Calgary.

Preface
Acknowledgements
A Note to the Student
Thinking and Writing
Searching and Researching
Writing and Reading Lecture Notes
Writing a Report on a Book or an Article
Writing an Essay
Writing a Proposal, Research Paper, and Thesis
Quotations and Documentation
Presentations and Group Work
Writing a Lab Report
Writing Examinations
Doing Field Work and Writing about It
Illustrating Your Work
Words: Gender, Race, and Other Sensitivities
Writing with Style
Grammar and Usage
Punctuation
Misused Words and Phrases
Important Definitions
Weights, Measures, and Notation
Selected foumals of Interest to Geographers and Environmental Scientists
Selected Websites of Interest to Geographers and Environmental Scientists
Index
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