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Transforming student and instructor expectations for textbooks,The DK Handbookpresents information in newly accessible, scientifically tested, and student-friendly ways. Never before seen in the handbook market,The DK Handbookrs"sdesign is a true marriage of visual and textual content, in which each topic is presented in self-contained, two-page spreads for at-a-glance referencing. Explanations are concise and "chunked" to be more approachable and appealing for todayrs"s readers, and accompanying visuals trulyteach- making concepts and processes visible to students. The ground-breaking layout creates a consistent look and feel that helps students connect with the material, find information, and recognize solutions to writing problems they often donrs"t have names for.
Table of Contents
|A Process for Composing|
|What is composing?|
|What is rhetoric?|
|Steps in the composing process|
|Understanding your project or assignment|
|Understanding a class assignment|
|Understanding other projects|
|Finding and Developing Ideas|
|Composing to learn, composing to communicate|
|How research develops|
|Getting started with research|
|Finding a topic|
|Narrowing a topic?|
|How do you know when you have a narrowed topic?|
|Strategies for narrowing a topic|
|Questions to guide research|
|Developing a range of questions to guide your research|
|Kinds of sources, kinds of research|
|Kinds of research|
|Developing search strategies|
|Choosing sources-web pages|
|How to find sources|
|Using library indexes|
|Using library catalogs|
|Using library journal databases|
|Steps in using databases|
|Search engines and directories|
|Archival and special collection sources|
|Field research sources|
|What if you can't find anythi|
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