ISBN-10:
0199010226
ISBN-13:
9780199010226
Pub. Date:
06/16/2015
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 6

Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9780199010226
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Series: Making Sense Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 984,319
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University.

Dianne Draper is a professor of geography at the University of Calgary

David B. Knight is a geographical research and performance consultant and a former professor of geography at Carleton University and the University of Guelph

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
A Note to the Student
1. Thinking and Writing
2. Searching and Researching
3. Writing and Reading Lecture Notes
4. Writing a Report on a Book or an Article
5. Writing an Essay
6. Writing a Proposal, Research Paper, and Thesis
7. Quotations and Documentation
8. Participation, Group Assignments, and Presentations
9. Writing a Lab Report
10. Writing Examinations
11. Doing Field Work and Writing about It
12. Illustrating Your Work
13. Words: Gender, Race, and Other Sensitivities
14. Writing with Style
15. Grammar and Usage
16. Punctuation
17. Misused Words and Phrases
18. Important Definitions
Appendix 1: Weights, Measures, and Notation
Appendix 2: Selected Journals of Interest to Geographers and Environmental Scientists
Appendix 3: Selected Websites of Interest to Geographers and Environmental Scientists
Index

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