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Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
ISBN: 9780205982783
Release Date: 2014-02-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MyWritingLab: Composition does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MyWritingLab: Composition, please visit http://www.mywritinglab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text and MyWritingLab: Composition by searching for ISBN 10: 0133806553 / ISBN 13: 9780133806557. The fifth Canadian edition of Quick Access: Reference for Writers provides students with fast access to information about the writing process including writing research papers, documenting sources, writing for the web, writing using visuals, mastering grammar, and using correct punctuation. The new edition reinforces the clear and helpful writing advice that has made this text so successful over the years with new and useful chapters on writing commonly assigned papers. Forward-thinking research coverage is supported by the most current MLA, APA, and CMS example citations.

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Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134123506
Release Date: 2016-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in first-year composition. The most balanced coverage of the writing process, grammar, research, and other issues important to today's students Perfect for students seeking support at any stage of the writing process, Quick Access: Reference for Writers, Eighth Edition continues its emphasis on critical thinking and reading as fundamental skills, integral to quality writing and sound research practices. Trusted authors Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse provide everything that composition students need -- how to write college papers, use and document sources, write online, write with visuals, master grammar, and use correct punctuation. Designed for easy use and speedy entry into all topics, this book welcomes students into a conversation about becoming better writers. Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) MyWritingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab search for: 0134140168 / 9780134140162 Quick Access Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133954706 / 9780133954708 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card 0134123506 / 9780134123509 Quick Access

Simon Schuster handbook for writers

Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Publisher:
ISBN: 0138094764
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This comprehensive handbook features the clear, direct, and honest style that is the hallmark of Lynn Quitman Troyka. This bestseller begins with coverage of the writing process, giving extensive attention to critical thinking and writing argument, followed by treatment of all aspects of style, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. Provides extensive coverage of MLA, APA, Chicago Manual, and CBE documentation styles , with each quickly identifiable by its distinctive color bar down the outer edge of the page. Features contextualized żAlertsż to remind readers of pertinent points of usage and punctuation. Displays key words in small capital letters to signal their inclusion in the Terms Glossary. Ideal for anyone utilizing writing in their profession or as an aid in writing courses. Editors, writers, teachers would find this a useful reference.

Fiske WordPower

Author: Edward B Fiske
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402233678
Release Date: 2006-06-01
Genre: Study Aids

The Exclusive System to Learn-Not Just Memorize-Essential Words A powerful vocabulary opens a world of opportunity. Building your word power will help you write more effectively, communicate clearly, score higher on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, or GRE, and be more confident and persuasive in everything you do. But in order to truly increase your vocabulary, you need a system that works. With most guides, you end up only memorizing the new words for a short time, often not even long enough to use them in tests. Fiske WordPower is different. Using the exclusive Fiske system, you will not just memorize words, but truly learn their meanings and how to use them correctly. This knowledge will stay with you longer and be easier to recall-and it doesn't take any longer than less-effective memorization. How does it work? This book uses a simple three-part system: 1. Patterns: Words aren't arranged randomly or alphabetically, but in similar groups that make words easier to remember over time. 2. Deeper Meanings, More Examples: Full explanations-not just brief definitions-of what the words mean, plus multiple examples of the words in sentences. 3. Quick Quizzes: Frequent short quizzes help you test how much you've learned, while helping your brain internalize their meanings. Fiske WordPower is the most effective system for building a vocabulary that gets you clear and successful results.

Simon Schuster Handbook for Writers

Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134150703
Release Date: 2016-01-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in first-year composition. The most balanced coverage of the writing process, grammar, research, and other issues important to today’s readers. The Eleventh Edition of the Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers , from trusted authors Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse, continues its emphasis on critical thinking and reading as fundamental skills, integral to quality writing and sound research practices. This handbook provides all the information that readers need – how to write papers, use and document sources, write online, write with visuals, master grammar, and use correct punctuation. Designed for easy use and speedy entry into all topics, this book welcomes readers into a conversation about becoming better writers, and makes them feel supported every step of the way. Also available with MyWritingLab™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, activities directly from the text are available within MyWritingLab. These include written assignments, readings from the text, review exercises, and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134140176 / 9780134140179 Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 11/e Package consists of: 0133954706 / 9780133954708 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0134172825 / 9780134172828 Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers

The Writer s Brief Handbook

Author: Alfred F. Rosa
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 032147936X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A compact, easy-to-use guide,The Writer's Brief Handbookoffers clear definitions, helpful explanations, and up-to-the-minute reference tools to answer any question you may have about grammar, the writing process or research. Helps people write better grammar, writing process, research process anyone who wants to write better

A Writer s Reference with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Diana Hacker
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319083536
Release Date: 2016-07-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. For success in college, no skill is more critical than writing; it’s the very core of a student’s academic experience. Tested and trusted, A Writer’s Reference is an essential tool for students who are strengthening habits and skills that will support them throughout college. In an April 2014 survey of first-year writers, 75 percent reported that using a Hacker handbook made them a more confident academic writer. What’s more, A Writer’s Reference has been a powerful tool for change across college campuses—helping to create a culture of writing at many schools by supporting a common language for talking about academic writing. In that way, A Writer’s Reference is uniquely positioned to help transform attitudes about the value of writing instruction and the role that writing plays in academic work and in higher learning. With this eighth edition of the handbook, author Nancy Sommers invites you to be part of a community of those who teach and assign writing; who believe that critical reading, analytical writing, responsible research, and clarity are at the center of effective writing across the academy; and who use the nation’s best-selling and most responsive handbook to support the development of the college writer. LaunchPad LaunchPad combines an interactive e-book with high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. Pre-built units are easy to assign or adapt with your own material, such as readings, videos, quizzes, discussion groups, and more. LaunchPad also provides access to a grade book that provides a clear window on performance for your whole class, for individual students, and for individual assignments. The result is superior book specific content in a breakthrough user interface in which power and simplicity go hand in hand. To package LaunchPad free with A Writer's Reference, Eighth Edition, use ISBN 978-1-319-00920-5.

A Pocket Style Manual

Author: Diana Hacker
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312542542
Release Date: 2011-11-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"Clarity, grammar, punctuation and mechanics, research, MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE, usage/grammatical terms"--Cover.

Writing Analytically

Author: David Rosenwasser
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337672429
Release Date: 2018-01-01
Genre: Education

WRITING ANALYTICALLY treats writing as a tool of thought, offering prompts that lead students through the process of analysis and help them to generate original, well-developed ideas. The authors of this brief, popular rhetoric believe that learning to write well requires learning to use writing as a tool to think well. Rosenwasser and Stephen emphasize analysis as a mode of enriching understanding that precedes and in some cases supplants argument. Materials in the eighth edition are better integrated, more contextualized and--when possible--condensed. A new chapter, Thinking Like a Writer, contains a broad array of strategies for integrating opportunities for writing into a course. It makes explicit a subtext that pervades the book: that to think of yourself as a writer is to see more, to think differently and to engage the meaning of things more earnestly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

Author: Modern Language Association of America
Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
ISBN: UOM:39015079149673
Release Date: 2008-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law.

Abernathy s Surgical Secrets E Book

Author: Alden H. Harken
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323497435
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Medical

For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Abernathy’s Surgical Secrets, 7th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Covers the full range of essential topics in general surgery for in-training or practicing professionals. Written by global experts and thought leaders in surgery. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. Fully updated throughout, with clear illustrations, figures, and flow diagrams that expedite study and review.

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper

Author: Robert Day
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107670747
Release Date: 2012-06-07
Genre: Science

An essential guide for succeeding in today's competitive environment, this book provides beginning scientists and experienced researchers with practical advice on writing about their work and getting published. This new, updated edition discusses the latest print and Internet resources. Preparing, submitting and publishing scientific papers is now largely electronic, and the book has been revised to reflect this. New material includes more information on including supplementary material online, using reference management software, and preparing tables and figures; expanded sections on structuring a discussion section and the strengths and limitations of the research; and additional material on international aspects of scientific writing. The book guides readers through the processes involved in writing and publishing for scientific journals, from choosing a suitable journal to presenting results and citing references. It covers ethical issues in scientific publishing; explains rights and permissions; and discusses writing grant proposals, giving presentations and writing for general audiences.