Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 8 available in Paperback
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.
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
14. Misused Words and Phrases