The Wadsworth Guide to Research

Author: Susan Miller-Cochran
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495912875
Format: PDF
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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. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wadsworth Guide to Research Documentation Update Edition

Author: Susan K. Miller-Cochran
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133387160
Format: PDF
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The first research guide explicitly grounded in the rhetorical situation, THE WADSWORTH GUIDE TO RESEARCH, DOCUMENTATION UPDATE EDITION, encourages you to consider the impact of your audience, purpose, and context at every stage of the research process. With a focus on using technology more productively in research, this concise guide offers complete coverage of the how and why of researching, and the key research technologies important to success. Encouraging you to build on the research skills you use every day (buying a car, choosing a movie, etc.), the authors include annotated student samples, Research in Action scenarios, and Techno Tips that help you every step of the way toward developing the research skills you need for success both academically and professionally. The text's visual display of content (including full-color spreads) allows you to quickly find the information they need, while its categorization of sources into static, syndicated, and dynamic reflects current patterns of conducting research. This edition has been updated throughout to reflect the 2009 MLA and APA documentation standards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Wadsworth Guide to MLA Documentation MLA Update

Author: Linda Schwartz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111347379
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This concise guide to the most commonly used kinds of MLA citations-now with the latest 2009 updates-is brief enough to be used as a supplement to a handbook or literature anthology, yet comprehensive enough to address all of the documentation issues students might encounter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Guide to Research

Author: Susan K. Miller-Cochran
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305646398
Format: PDF
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Help students develop the research skills they need for success in academic, career, and everyday situations with THE CENGAGE GUIDE TO RESEARCH, 3rd Edition. Recognizing that technology is a part of daily life, the authors show students how to apply the research skills they use every day (buying a car or choosing a cell phone plan, for example) to academic and professional settings. Annotated student samples, research scenarios, and Techno Tips illustrate the how and why of researching and engage students with key research technologies important to success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing Reading and Research

Author: Richard Veit
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133311172
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Broadening the traditional notion of undergraduate research, WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH thoroughly covers the essential skills for developing a research paper: analytical reading, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Presenting the process of research in a practical sequence, including separate chapters on finding, analyzing, and integrating sources, the authors illustrate each stage of the process with examples of student and professional writing. Using a flexible and goal-oriented approach, the authors have created a text that blends the best features of a theoretically informed rhetoric, an interdisciplinary reading anthology, and a research guide. WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH, Ninth Edition, provides helpful and engaging exercises, frequent opportunities to write, and many occasions for discussion and critical response. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Readings in Social Research Methods

Author: Diane Kholos Wysocki
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495093378
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This reader is designed to accompany any main text in research methods or be used as a stand-alone reader. It has been closely patterned on the range of topics covered in Earl Babbie's best selling texts, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 11/e and BASICS O

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: Robert Perrin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495912638
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 4th Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. The 4th Edition incorporates all essential changes reflected in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Strategies for a Digital Age

Author: Bonnie L. Tensen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305969405
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies available, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps students increase their knowledge as they develop invaluable research skills they can use for a lifetime. The text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. It equips students with research and documentation skills critical to today's online environment -- skills they can immediately put into action. Students' introduction to research begins in the academic library: Using online discovery tools in a controlled environment with credible sources enables students to develop research and analytical skills before they expand their search to the vast resources on the Web. Packed with current examples, insightful illustrations, and practical tips, this text helps students get the most from today's wealth of resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ideas Details A Guide to College Writing

Author: M. Garrett Bauman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1428262318
Format: PDF, ePub
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Taking a no-frills approach to composition, IDEAS & DETAILS: A GUIDE TO COLLEGE WRITING, Seventh Edition, offers all the essentials of writing papers--from research and style to grammar and mechanics--to show students how detailed writing strategies can help them succeed in any course. In this brief writing guide, students will also discover timely professional essays, a balance of short and long assignments, over one hundred brain teasers that provide students with invention strategies to stimulate creativity, and integrated coverage of visual rhetoric with fifty photographs and works of art that illustrate techniques of writing in a visual way. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.