Editing Activiites College Writers Reference

Editing Activiites College Writers Reference

by Toby Fulwiler, Alan R. Hayakawa

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130922267
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 216

Table of Contents

I. THE WRITING PROCESS.

1. A Writer's Questions.
2. The Writing Process.
3. Writing to Discover.
4. Journal Writing.
5. Recounting Experience.
6. Explaining Concepts.
7. Interpreting Texts.
8. Arguing Positions.
9. Revising.
10. Editing.

II. THE RESEARCH PROCESS.

11. Beginning Research.
12. Conducting Library Research.
13. Conducting Internet Research.
14. Conducting Field Research.
15. Evaluating Research Sources.
16. Using Sources.

III. DOCUMENT DESIGN.

17. Principles of Design.
18. Constructing Web Pages.
19. Portfolios and Publishing.

II. EDITING: CLARITY.

20. Paragraph Structure.
21. Strong Openings.
22. Thoughtful Closings.
23. Powerful Sentences.
24. Concise Sentences.
25. Strong Verbs.
26. Specific Nouns, Modifiers.
27. The Right Word.
28. Unbiased Language.
29. Proofreading.

V. EDITING: PUNCTUATION.

30. Commas.
31. Semicolons.
32. Colons.
33. Apostrophes.
34. Quotation Marks.
35. Parentheses & Brackets.
36. Dashes, Slashes, & Ellipsis Points.
37. End Punctuation.

VI. EDITING: CONVENTIONS OF WRITTEN ENGLISH.

38. Spelling.
39. Capitalization.
40. Hyphens.
41. Numbers.
42. Abbreviations.
43. Italics and Underlining.

VII. EDITING: GRAMMAR.

44. Reviewing Grammar.
45. Using Verbs Correctly.
46. Making Subjects Agree with Verbs.
47. Using Pronouns Correctly.
48. Working with Adjectives and Adverbs.
49. Positioning Modifiers.
50. Eliminating Fragment Sentences.
51. Eliminating Comma Splices and Fused Sentences.
52. Eliminating Shifts and Mixed Constructions.

VIII. ACADEMIC CONVENTIONS.

53. MLA Documentation.
54. APA Documentation.
55. CMS and Other Documentation Styles.
56. Writing for Work.
Glossary of Usage.
ESL Index.
Index.
Revision Symbols.

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