From blank page to final draft, this is your straightforward guide to research papers You're sitting at your desk in a classroom or in an airless cubicle, wondering how many minutes are left in a seemingly endless day, when suddenly your ...
Author: Geraldine Woods
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
From blank page to final draft, this is your straightforward guide to research papers You're sitting at your desk in a classroom or in an airless cubicle, wondering how many minutes are left in a seemingly endless day, when suddenly your teacher or supervisor lowers the boom: She wants a research paper, complete with footnotes and a list of sources. She wants accuracy, originality, and good grammar. And – gasp! – she wants ten pages! You may be 16 years old or 60 years old, but your reaction is the same: Help! Take heart. A research paper may seem daunting, but it's a far-from-impossible project to accomplish. Turning research into writing is actually quite easy, as long as you follow a few proven techniques. And that's where Research Papers For Dummies steps in to help. In this easy-to-understand guide, you find out how to search for information using both traditional printed sources and the electronic treasure troves of the Internet. You also discover how to take all those bits of information, discarding the irrelevant ones, and put them into a form that illustrates your point with clarity and originality. Here's just a sampling of the topics you'll find in Research Papers For Dummies: Types of research papers, from business reports to dissertations The basic ingredients of a paper: Introduction, body, conclusion, footnotes, and bibliography Note-taking methods while doing research Avoiding plagiarism and other research paper pitfalls Defining your thesis statement and choosing a structure for your paper Supporting your argument and drawing an insightful conclusion Revising and polishing your prose Top Ten lists on the best ways to begin your research online and in print Research Papers For Dummies also includes an appendix that's full of research paper ideas if you're stuck. If you're tasked with writing a research paper, chances are you already have a lot of demands on your time. You don't need another huge pile of papers to read. This book can actually save you time in the long run, because it gives you the easiest, fastest, and most successful methods for completing your paper.
In this new book, you will learn tips for formatting your research paper, as well as how to complete a cohesive, well-structured assignment for any college course.
Author: Erika Eby
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
In this new book, you will learn tips for formatting your research paper, as well as how to complete a cohesive, well-structured assignment for any college course. The College Student's Guide to Writing a Great Research Paper will walk you through the entire process of writing a research paper, from choosing a topic, to conducting your research, to writing and editing each draft of the assignment. You will learn how to properly use the library, as well as tricks for finding relevant and credible articles, books, and online sources. This comprehensive guide then takes you a step further, with information on how to check your work for plagiarism and eliminate it from your paper altogether as you learn how to use your research as a source to support your thesis. Filled with tips for finding reputable sources and conducting research efficiently, even English majors will find this guide useful in defining a focused thesis and developing it throughout an entire paper, regardless of the required word count. Using the step-by-step instructions and writing guidelines offered in this book, you will learn how to manage your time while simultaneously mastering the basics-choosing a unique topic, taking notes from your research and incorporating them into your writing, and citing sources in MLA or APA style (or style laid out by other reference manuals). Get your creative juices flowing with our list of prompts, or compare your work or outline to samples from real research papers; then polish your paper off with grammar and style tips from professional editors. Use the checklists included in this book to make sure your paper measures up to any criteria, as you learn how to keep your paper consistent in style, tone, punctuation, capitalization, and more. This book is filled with hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to make your research paper stand out in the stack.
In addition, it explains how to construct each section of a research paper, so that, ultimately, the paper as a whole tells a clear story and sends a clear message. New to This Edition!
Author: Mimi Zeiger
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Provides immediate help for anyone preparing a biomedical paper by givin specific advice on organizing the components of the paper, effective writing techniques, writing an effective results sections, documentation issues, sentence structure and much more. The new edition includes new examples from the current literature including many involving molecular biology, expanded exercises at the end of the book, revised explanations on linking key terms, transition clauses, uses of subheads, and emphases. If you plan to do any medical writing, read this book first and get an immediate advantage.
Give your students the tools they need to write a great research paper with this handbook from The Literacy Essential Series. How to Write a Great Research Paper guides students step-by-step through the research process.
Author: Leland Graham
Give your students the tools they need to write a great research paper with this handbook from The Literacy Essential Series. How to Write a Great Research Paper guides students step-by-step through the research process. Each step is carefully explained, and the handbook includes helpful practice activities, as well as appropriate examples taken from research papers written by middle school students. Don’t let the process of writing a research paper overwhelm your students—watch them become confident writers and thinkers with this new edition of How to Write a Great Research Paper.
The clear, concise guidelines and in-depth instruction in this book will show you how to write high-quality research papers that will help you succeed academically and in the professional world.
Author: Laurie Rozakis
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Study Aids
Schaum's is here--to help you write great research papers The experts at Schaum's are at your service-ready to help you with concise, complete, step-by-step instructions that will make writing research papers a breeze, not a burden. The clear, concise guidelines and in-depth instruction in this book will show you how to write high-quality research papers that will help you succeed academically and in the professional world. You'll quickly learn how to: Select and narrow your topic Evaluate and present evidence persuasively Avoid plagiarism and other novice mistakes Learn from examples, sample papers, and model documentation
The new edition is written in a personal, sensible first-person voice that speaks directly to students.
Author: Susan M. Hubbuch
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
Category: English language
Designed as a self-contained guide, this clear and efficient handbook takes students through the steps and strategies of writing research papers in many disciplines. It introduces two documentation styles for the humanities and two for the social and natural sciences, giving instructors tremendous flexibility in adapting the guide to discipline-specific assignments. Set apart by its appreciation of the experiences of real people undertaking research, this substantially revised fourth edition also focuses on the critical thinking processes essential to research and writing. The new edition is written in a personal, sensible first-person voice that speaks directly to students.
This guide is also jam-packed with handy tips and techniques sure to improve academic writing at all levels.
Author: Thomas Smith
Category: Literary Criticism
A concise overview of the appropriate way to produce text for academic purposes, our 3-panel (6-page) guide is sure to appeal to all students. Clear, step-by-step process for writing "done for scholars by other scholars" shows students how to critically read, think about, research, discuss and write ideas. This guide is also jam-packed with handy tips and techniques sure to improve academic writing at all levels.
The stepwise aspect makes the learners easy to understand the components of a research paper. The book has been added a number of examples to make it clear 'what is right' and 'what is wrong'.
Author: Mushraf Rashid Sayyad
Publisher: Educreation Publishing
There are varieties of books in the market, easily available for the researchers in Ayurveda but no book is still designed having a stepwise approach for writing a research paper in Ayurveda. Furthermore, every beginner should be acquainted with the different components of a research paper like introduction, abstract, conclusion etc. The skill of writing a research paper is not acquired just by reading books or by mere learning in classrooms. The book serves the purpose of giving a conceptual idea of writing a research paper in Ayurveda. The stepwise aspect makes the learners easy to understand the components of a research paper. The book has been added a number of examples to make it clear 'what is right' and 'what is wrong'.
Before You Begin Writing a research paper is much like the task of a sculptor who takes a massive block of stone and chisels it into a work of art . As the writer gathers information and begins to chip away extraneous data , he begins ...
Author: Edward J. Shewan
Publisher: Christian Liberty Press
This booklet is designed to guide the student through the process of writing a research paper- from selecting a topic to polishing the final draft. Writing a Research Paper will develop the skills that will benefit the student in every area of life, now and in the future.
By following these steps, you are guaranteed to get an A on your next research paper! This book allows students to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Author: Colleen Hord
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
There are certain steps you can take when writing a research paper that will make the finished product a lot easier! Many people, such as scientists and businesspeople use research skills to make products better or more useful, and to teach others how to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively. Picking a topic, gathering and organizing your information, and putting it all together are discussed in this title. By following these steps, you are guaranteed to get an A on your next research paper! This book allows students to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
This guide is based on a study of over 1000 manuscripts and reviewers' reports revealing why papers written by non-native researchers are often rejected due to problems with English usage and poor structure and content.
Author: Adrian Wallwork
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publishing your research in an international journal is key to your success in academia. This guide is based on a study of over 1000 manuscripts and reviewers' reports revealing why papers written by non-native researchers are often rejected due to problems with English usage and poor structure and content. With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and examples taken from published and unpublished papers, you will learn how to: prepare and structure a manuscript increase readability and reduce the number of mistakes you make in English by writing concisely, with no redundancy and no ambiguity write a title and an abstract that will attract attention and be read decide what to include in the various parts of the paper (Introduction, Methodology, Discussion etc) highlight your claims and contribution avoid plagiarism discuss the limitations of your research choose the correct tenses and style satisfy the requirements of editors and reviewers This new edition contains over 40% new material, including two new chapters, stimulating factoids, and discussion points both for self-study and in-class use. EAP teachers will find this book to be a great source of tips for training students, and for preparing both instructive and entertaining lessons. Other books in the series cover: presentations at international conferences; academic correspondence; English grammar, usage and style; interacting on campus, plus exercise books and a teacher's guide to the whole series. Please visit http://www.springer.com/series/13913 for a full list of titles in the series. Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.
How to Write a Research Paper: An Editage Series Abstract 1 Why Is It Important to Write an Effective Title? 1 What Makes a Good Title 2 How to Write an Effective Title 2 Drafting a Working Title 3 Dos and Don'ts 6 Wordiness in Titles 6 ...