Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 8

Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 8

by Margot Northey
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Oxford University Press


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Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 8

The Making Sense series offers clear, concise guides to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate study. The volumes in the Making Sense series-covering courses in humanities, social sciences, life sciences, engineering, psychology, religious studies, and education-are intended for students in any undergraduate course with a research and writing component, but are especially appropriate for those at the first-year level.

Revisions to the eighth edition of Making Sense include coverage of new developments in technology-based research and writing, new instructions on creating effective arguments, and up-to-date coverage of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE documentation styles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900199010164
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Series: Making Sense Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Margot Northey is Former Dean of the School of Business at Queen's University.

Joan McKibbin is Instructor at St. Lawrence College.

Table of Contents

A Note to the Student
1. Writing and Thinking
2. Writing an Essay
3. Writing a Book Report
4. Writing a Lab Report
5. Writing a Business Report
6. Using Illustrations
7. Documenting Sources
8. Giving an Oral Presentation
9. Writing Examinations
10. Writing a Resume and Letter of Application
11. Writing with Style
12. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage
13. Punctuation
14. Misused Words and Phrases

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