The Wadsworth Guide to Research / Edition 2

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Overview


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.
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"The information is worth its weight in gold when course completion rates by comp students increase more than 10%."

"The activity based chapters and the logic with which they build upon one another are hands down FANTASTIC."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495912873
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 803,315
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Susan K. Miller-Cochran is professor of English at North Carolina State University and director of the First-Year Writing Program. She received both a Master of Teaching English as a Second Language (MTESL) and a Ph.D. in English, with a concentration in Rhetoric/Composition and Linguistics, from Arizona State University. Dr. Miller-Cochran currently serves as the Vice President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators and will be the incoming President in 2015. Her work focuses on the intersections of technology, second-language writing, and writing program administration. Widely published and a much-sought-after presenter, she is also new co-author--with Ann Raimes--of the KEYS FOR WRITING family of handbooks (Cengage Learning).

Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & (New) Media at Old Dominion University. She was a full time faculty member for nine years in English and film studies at Mesa Community College in Arizona. Shelley researches how "newer" technologies better facilitate communicative interactions, more specifically teaching and learning. As well as co-authoring THE WADSWORTH GUIDE TO RESEARCH, Shelley was also co-editor of Rhetorically Rethinking Usability (Hampton Press). Her work has also appeared in Computers and Composition, Teaching English in the Two-Year College, EDUCAUSE Quarterly, Journal of Advancing Technology, Flow¬ł as well as various edited collections.

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Table of Contents


PART I: PREPARING FOR RESEARCH. 1. Research and the Rhetorical Situation. 2. Writing Processes. 3. Identifying a Topic. DIY: WRITING A RESEARCH PROPOSAL. PART II: CONDUCTING RESEARCH. 4. Finding Resources through Secondary Research. 5. Conducting Primary Research. 6. Rhetorically Reading, Tracking, and Evaluating Resources. 7. Understanding Plagiarism and Integrating Resources. DIY: WRITING A REVIEW OF RESEARCH. PART III: REPORTING ON RESEARCH. 8. Developing an Argument. 9. Selecting and Integrating Evidence. 10. Sharing the Results. DIY: PRESENTING YOUR RESEARCH RESULTS. PART IV: FORMATTING YOUR RESEARCH. 11. Understanding Citation Styles Rhetorically. 12. MLA Guidelines. 13. APA Guidelines. 14. CMS Guidelines. 15. CSE Guidelines. DIY: WRITING A RHETORICAL ANALYSIS OF CITATIONS.
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