Brief New Century Handbook

ISBN-10: 0321456386

ISBN-13: 9780321456380

Edition: 4th 2008

Authors: Christine A. Hult, Thomas N. Huckin

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The first brief handbook to put technology front and center,The Brief New Century Handbookcontinues to offer unparalleled coverage of using computers in writing, grammar, and research-and now offers superior coverage of writing across the curriculum as well. nbsp; Highly lauded for its concise writing style, student-friendly grammar explanations, and outstanding research, this is a handbook made for todayrsquo;s students.
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List price: $70.67
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 1/19/2007
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 608
Size: 7.75" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Thinking, Reading, and Viewing Critically
Think critically
Read actively and critically
View actively and critically
Experiment and explore
Invent and prewrite
Gather information while avoiding plagiarism
Plan and organize
Review your electronic journal
Draft on a computer
Be flexible about your writing process
Shift from writer to reader
Give and receive feedback electronically
Student sample: Final paper
Structuring Paragraphs
Unified paragraphs
Organizational patterns
Sentence-linking techniques
Verb tense, person, and number
Parallelism and coherence
Appropriate paragraph length
Link paragraphs with key words
Effective introductions and conclusions
Constructing and Evaluating Arguments
Arguable thesis
Supporting evidence Student sample: Annotated argument paper
Understand alternative views
Test your main points
Build a compelling case
Structure your argument
Avoid fallacies
Electronic argument
Visual argument
The Research Project
Become a researcher
Make a Schedule
Research notebook
Working bibliography
Background information
Focused research
Using the Internet for Research
Use Internet sources
Know the Internet and Web
Search the Internet and Web
STUDENT SAMPLE: Database searches
STUDENT SAMPLE: Internet searches
Evaluating Electronic and Print Sources
Legitimate sources
Student sample: Web links evaluation
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Use sources responsibly
Avoid plagiarism in using sources Student sample: Inadvertent plagiarism
Paraphrase accurately
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