Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology

ISBN-10: 1401818056

ISBN-13: 9781401818050

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: M. N. Hegde
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Description: Teaching and learning to write in technical and professional language is an important part of speech-language pathology education. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology, 3e has a long-standing tradition as the only product that covers writing skills that are specific to the profession of speech-language pathology. This product includes guidelines of scientific and professional writing based on the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) and provides new rules of usage and their correct and incorrect exemplars. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology is divided into three parts covering basic writing skills that are the foundation of good writing, scientific writing in accordance with the fifth edition of APA, and writing assessment reports, treatment plan, progress reports, and professional correspondence.

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Book details

List price: $243.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/8/2003
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750

Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
Foundations of Scientific and Professional Writing
Basic Rules of Usage
Ampersand
Use the Ampersand Correctly
Apostrophe
Do Not Turn a Possessive Into a Plural
Do Not Turn a Plural Into a Possessive
Use the Correct Forms of Possessive Nouns
Use the Possessive Forms of Pronouns Correctly
Distinguish Contractions From Possessives
Unusual Plurals
Use Unusual Singulars and Plurals Correctly
Comma
Use a Serial Comma
Do Not Use a Serial Comma When You Write Only Two Parallel Terms and Connect Them With a Conjunction
Use a Comma to Separate Parenthetic Expressions When You Do Not Use Parentheses
Place a Comma Before a Conjunction Introducing an Independent Clause
Do Not Use a Comma Before a Conjunction That Is Followed by a Dependent Clause
Dash
Prefer a Dash to a Comma to Set Off an Abrupt Break or Interruption
Join Independent Clauses With a Semicolon When the Clauses Are Not Joined by a Conjunction
Agreement
Follow the Rules of Agreement
Modifiers
Use Modifiers Correctly
Pronouns
Clarify the Referents of Pronouns
Let the Pronoun Agree in Number With Its Antecedent
Use the Proper Case of Pronoun
Sentence Fragments
Do Not Break a Sentence Into Two
Do Not Write Sentence Fragments as a Series of Declarative Statements
Do Not Punctuate Appositives
Nouns and Adjectives
Use Certain Terms Only in Their Adjectival Forms
Do Not Turn a Noun Into a Verb
Participal Phrase
Let a Participial Phrase at the Beginning of a Sentence Refer to the Grammatical Subject
Basic Rules of Composition
Structure of Research Papers
Design a Broad Outline of Your Paper
Design Headings and Subheadings of Your Paper
Composing Paragraphs
Write Paragraphs That Express Related Ideas
Do Not Write Paragraphs That Are Too Long
Do Not Write One-Sentence Paragraphs
Begin and End Most Paragraphs With Transitionary Sentences
Concise and Direct Writing
Prefer the Shorter to the Longer Sentences
Use the Active Voice
Say What It Is, Instead of What It Is Not
Avoid Too Many Qualifications
Use Definite, Specific, and Concrete Language
Eliminate or Replace Unnecessary Phrases
Avoid Redundant Phrases
Avoid Wordiness
Avoid Jargon
Avoid Euphemism
Keep Related Words Together
Parallelism
Write in Parallel Terms
Maintain Parallelism in Numbered or Bulleted Lists
Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers
Avoid Dangling Modifiers
Avoid Misplaced Modifiers
Shifts Within and Between Sentences
Avoid Shifts Within and Between Sentences
Quotations
Make Quotations Count
Do Not Overuse Quotations
Do Not Include Islands of Quotations
Do Not Begin a Sentence With a Quotation
Use Quotation and Punctuation Marks Correctly
Do Not Misuse Quotation Marks
Give References for All Direct Quotations
Reproduce Quotations Exactly
Integrate Quotations of Fewer Than 40 Words With The Text
Arrange Quotations as a Block When They Have 40 Words or More
Show Correctly the Changes in Quotations
Precision in the Use of Scientific Terms
Use the Terms Ending in -ology Correctly
Use Certain Terms Ending in -ics Correctly
Use of Fresh Language
Avoid Cliches
Avoid Colloquial or Informal Expressions
Commonly Misused Words and Phrases
Accept and Except
Affect and Effect
Alternate and Alternative
Allusion and Illusion
And/Or
Baseline and Baserate
Effect and Impact
Elicit and Evoke
Elicit and Illicit
Farther and Further
Focus and Analysis (Study)
Incidence and Prevalence
Inter- and Intra-
Latter and Later
Proof and Support
Secondly and Thirdly
Since and Because
There and Their
Scientific Writing
Introduction to Scientific Writing
Writing Without Bias
Write Without Gender Bias
Write Without Prejudicial Reference to Disabilities
Write Without Prejudicial Reference to Ethnic or Racial Background
Write Without Prejudicial Reference to People With Varied Sexual Orientation
Format of Scientific Writing
Margins
Leave Correct Margins
Title Page
Type Correctly the Title Page of a Paper For Publication
Type Correctly the Title Page of a Class (Term) Paper
Type the Manuscript Page Header and the Running Head Correctly
Abstract Page
Write an Abstract on the Second Page
Beginning of Text
Begin the Text (Untitled Introduction) on Page Three
Headings and Subheadings
Use the Headings Within the Text Consistently
Paper, Printer, and Type Faces
Use Acceptable Paper
Use Acceptable Computer Printers
Use Acceptable Type Faces and Size
Use Boldface Correctly
Page Numbers
Number the Pages Correctly
Reprint the Corrected Pages
Line Spacing
Use Appropriate Line Spacing
Selected Matters of Scientific Style
Capitalization
Capitalize the First Words
Capitalize the First and the Major Words
Capitalize the First and the Major Words in Most Headings
Capitalize Proper Nouns and Trade Names
Capitalize the Chapters and Sections the Reader is Referred to
Capitalize Nouns That Are Followed by a Number or Letter
Capitalize Both Words in Otherwise Capitalized Hyphenated Compound
Do Not Capitalize the Second Word of a Hyphenated Compound in Reference Lists
Italicization
Use Italics Correctly Within the Body of Text
Use Italics Correctly in the Reference List
Hyphenation
Use the Hyphen Correctly
Do Not Overuse the Hyphen
Do Not Misuse the Hyphen
Indentation
Use Correct Indentation
Space After Punctuation
Give Correct Space or No Space After Punctuation
Abbreviations
Write Out Abbreviations the First Time You Use the Term and Enclose the Abbreviations in Parentheses
Do Not Start a Sentence With a Lowercase Abbreviation
Use Latin Abbreviations Only in Parenthetical Constructions
Add the Lowercase Plural Morpheme s to Plural Abbreviations Without an Apostrophe
With Abbreviations, Use the Period Correctly
Abbreviate Units of Measurement When a Number Is Specified
Numbers in Words or Numerals
Write Out Units of Measurement When a Number Is Not Specified
Use Roman Numerals Only When It Is an Established Practice
Use Arabic Numerals For Numbers 10 and Above
Use Numerals for Numbers Below 10 in Specified Contexts
Write Out in Words Numbers Below 10 in Specified Contexts
Write Out in Words Any Number That Begins a Sentence
Combine Words and Numerals in Specified Contexts
Reference Citations Within the Text
Cite the Author's Last Name and Year of Publication in the Text
Cite Both Names in the Text When a Work Has Two Authors
Cite Works With Three to Five Authors Using All the Authors' Names Only the First Time
Cite Works of Six or More Authors by Only the First Author
Distinguish Works of Multiple Authors Published in the Same Year
Join Multiple Names With and or &
Cite Multiple Authors With the Same Last Name With Their Initials Every Time They Are Cited
Cite Multiple Works of the Same Author in a Temporally Ascending Order
Attach Alphabetical Suffixes to the Same Author's Multiple Publications in the Same Year
Within Parentheses, Arrange the Last Names of Multiple Authors in Alphabetical Order
Cite Secondary Sources Sparingly and Correctly
Reference List
Distinguish Between a Reference List and a Bibliography
Begin the Reference List on a New Page With a Centered, Uppercase, and Lowercase Heading
In the Reference List, Arrange References in Alphabetical Order
Arrange Multiple Works of the Same Single Author From the Earliest to the Latest Year
Alphabetize the Titles of Several Works of the Same Author, Each Published in the Same Year
Arrange the Multiple Works of the Same Author Published in a Different Year, in a Temporally Ascending Order
Alphabetize the Different Authors With the Same Last Name According to Their Initials
Format Each Entry in the Reference List With a Hanging Indent of 5 Spaces
Use the Specified Abbreviations in Reference Lists
Selected Examples of References
Journal Articles
Journal Articles in Reference Lists
Arrange Correctly the Articles With Multiple Authors
Reference Correctly the Different Forms of Journal Publications
Magazines and Newspaper Articles
Reference Correctly the Publications From Magazines and Newspapers
Abstracts
Reference Correctly the Article Abstracts Used as the Primary Source
Books and Book Chapters
Books in Reference Lists
Edited Books and Chapters in Edited Books
Proceedings, Presentations, and Reports
Proceedings of Conferences and Symposia Published as a Book
Unpublished Convention Presentations
Unpublished Poster Session Presentations
Reports From Organizations and Government Agencies
Dissertations and Theses
Unpublished Articles, Theses, or Dissertations
Theses and Dissertations in Abstracts International
Electronic Sources in the Reference List
Reference the Electronic Sources Correctly
Reference Correctly an Article From a Journal Available on the Internet
Reference Correctly an Article or an Abstract Retrieved From an Aggregated Database
Reference Correctly an Electronic Version of a Daily Newspaper Article
Reference Correctly a Document or Report Available on a U.S. Government Web Site
Reference Correctly a Document or Report From a Private Organization Available on its Web Site
Reference Correctly Computer Software Programs
Writing Sections of Research Papers and Proposals
Completed Empirical Studies
Sections of a Research Paper
Writing the Different Sections of a Reearch Paper
Write the Review, the Methods, and the Results Sections of a Completed Study in the Past Tense
Write the Discussion Section of a Completed Study in the Present Tense
Writing a Research Proposal
Write the Review Section of a Research Proposal in the Past Tense
Write the Methods and Expected Results Sections of a Research Proposal in the Future Tense
Professional Writing
Introduction to Professional Writing
Formats of Diagnostic Reports
Outline of a Typical Diagnostic Report on a Child Client
Outline of a Typical Diagnostic Report on an Adult Client
Anatomy of an Assessment Report
Sample Diagnostic Reports
Sample Diagnostic Report: Articulation Disorder
Sample Diagnostic Report: Voice Disorder
Sample Diagnostic Report: Aphasia and Apraxia
Sample Diagnostic Report: Stuttering
Practice in Clinical Report Writing
Assessment Report: Articulation Disorder
Assessment Report: Child Language Disorder
Assessment Report: Stuttering
Assessment Report: Voice Disorder
Reports Written as Letters
Letter 1: Laryngectomy Speech-Language Evaluation
Letter 2: Adult Voice Evaluation
Practice in Writing Reports as Letters
Assessment Report as a Letter: Articulation Disorder
Comprehensive Treatment Plans
Comprehensive Treatment Plan: Articulation Disorder
Brief Treatment Plans
Brief Treatment Plan: Fluency Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Articulation Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Child Language Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Voice Disorder
Individualized Educational Programs
IEP: Treatment of Child Language Disorder
IEP: Treatment of Articulation Disorder
IEP: Treatment of Voice Disorder
IEP: Treatment of Fluency Disorder
Practice in Writing Treatment Plans
Comprehensive Treatment Plan: Child Language Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Fluency Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Articulation Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Child Language Disorder
Brief Treatment Plan: Voice Disorder
Progress Reports
Progress Report: Treatment of Stuttering
Progress Report: Treatment of Articulation Disorder
Progress Report: Treatment of Child Language Disorder
Progress Report: Treatment of Voice Disorder
Progress Report: Written as a Letter
Practice in Writing Progress Reports
Progress Report: Treatment of Stuttering
Progress Report: Treatment of Articulation Disorder
Progress Report: Treatment of Child Language Disorder
Progress Report: Treatment of Voice Disorder
Progress Report: Written as a Letter
Professional Letters
A Thank You Letter
A Referral Letter
Practice in Writing Professional Letters
A Thank You Letter
A Referral Letter
Selected References
Glossary
Index
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