What Every Student Should Know About Writing Across the Curriculum

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-12-12
  • Publisher: Pearson

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What Every Student Should Know About Writing Across the Curriculum offers students useful advice and a plethora of sample papers to serve as models for the most common writing assignments they will receive across the disciplines in their college courses-summaries, lab reports, policy/position papers, analyses, letters and memos, and more. This user-friendly guide also includes practical tips and samples to help students incorporate visuals into their academic papers and effectively design their documents. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Introduction: Writing for Collegep. vi
Critical Thinking/Critical Reading/Critical Writingp. vi
Writing for a Reasonp. vi
Audiencep. vi
Purposep. vi
Contextp. vi
The Writing Processp. vii
Preparingp. vii
Composingp. vii
Revisingp. vii
Summariesp. 1
Sample Student Essay for Philosophy, Using MLA Documentation Stylep. 2
Position Papersp. 8
Sample Student Paper for Sociology, Using APA Documentation Stylep. 9
Reportsp. 15
Sample Student Essay for Biology, Using CSE Documentation Stylep. 16
Analysesp. 22
Sample Student Analysis of a Work of Literature, Using MLA Documentation Stylep. 23
Literature Reviewsp. 30
Sample Student Literature Review for Communication, Using APA Documentation Stylep. 31
Annotated Bibliographiesp. 37
Sample Student Bibliography for Education, Using APA Documentation Stylep. 38
Research Papersp. 42
Sample Student Research Paper for Statistics, Using CMS Documentation Stylep. 44
Sample Student Research Paper for Theater, Using MLA Documentation Stylep. 54
Sample Student Research Paper for Political Science, Using APA Documentation Stylep. 66
Proposalsp. 77
Sample Student Grant Proposal for Biology, Using CSE Documentation Stylep. 78
Letters/Memosp. 87
Sample Student Memo to Business Classp. 88
Sample Student Letter to Potential Employerp. 92
Using Visualsp. 94
Sample Student Tablep. 95
Sample Student Chartp. 96
Using Design Principles Effectivelyp. 97
Sample Student Memo Using First- and Second-Level Headingsp. 98
A Writing Checklistp. 99
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