Wadsworth Guide to Research

ISBN-10: 0495912875

ISBN-13: 9780495912873

Edition: 2nd 2014

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Develop the research skills you need for success in academic, career, and everyday situations with THE WADSWORTH GUIDE TO RESEARCH. Recognizing that technology is a part of your daily life, the authors will show you how to apply the research skills you use every day (buying a car, choosing a movie, etc.) to academic and professional settings. Annotated student samples, research scenarios, and Techno Tips show you the "how" and "why" of researching and the key research technologies important to success.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 432
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Susan K. Miller-Cochran is professor of English at North Carolina State University and director of the First-Year Writing Program. She received both a Master of Teaching English as a Second Language (MTESL) and a Ph.D. in English, with a concentration in Rhetoric/Composition and Linguistics, from Arizona State University. Dr. Miller-Cochran currently serves as the Vice President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators and will be the incoming President in 2015. Her work focuses on the intersections of technology, second-language writing, and writing program administration. Widely published and a much-sought-after presenter, she is also new co-author--with Ann Raimes--of the KEYS FOR WRITING family of handbooks (Cengage Learning).

Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & (New) Media at Old Dominion University. She was a full time faculty member for nine years in English and film studies at Mesa Community College in Arizona. Shelley researches how "newer" technologies better facilitate communicative interactions, more specifically teaching and learning. As well as co-authoring THE WADSWORTH GUIDE TO RESEARCH, Shelley was also co-editor of Rhetorically Rethinking Usability (Hampton Press). Her work has also appeared in Computers and Composition, Teaching English in the Two-Year College, EDUCAUSE Quarterly, Journal of Advancing Technology, Flow� as well as various edited collections.

Preparing For Research
Research and the Rhetorical Situation
Writing Processes
Identifying a Topic
DIY: Writing A Research Proposal
Conducting Research
Finding Resources through Secondary Research
Conducting Primary Research
Rhetorically Reading, Tracking, and Evaluating Resources
Understanding Plagiarism and Integrating Resources
DIY: Writing A Review Of Research
Reporting On Research
Developing an Argument
Selecting and Integrating Evidence
Sharing the Results
DIY: Presenting Your Research Results
Formatting Your Research
Understanding Citation Styles Rhetorically
MLA Guidelines
APA Guidelines
CMS Guidelines
CSE Guidelines
DIY: Writing a Rhetorical Analysis of Citations
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