A Sociology Writer s Guide

Author: Linda L. Yellin
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205582389
Release Date: 2008-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Sociology Writer's Guide is designed to help sociology students at any level complete their writing assignments, and strengthen their research and bibliographic skills. Covers every kind of writing assignment a sociology student is likely to encounter: term papers, research papers, essays, compare/contrast papers, quantitative and qualitative research articles, text analysis papers, book reviews, abstracts, and essay exams. Teaches a practical, step-by-step approach to writing, from selecting a topic to submitting finished work. Uses Tips, Notes, and Reminders to highlight key points. Includes a complete list of examples for handling quotes and paraphrases, and for using citations and references in current sociological documentation style. Features a full discussion of bias-free language that covers race/ethnicity, social class, age, disability, religion, family status, and sexual orientation. The author is a sociology instructor, writer, and editor who has taught a writing for sociology class for over 12 years.

AQA Sociology Student Guide 3 Crime and deviance with theory and methods

Author: Dave O'Leary
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 9781471856839
Release Date: 2016-05-16
Genre: Study Aids

Written by experienced teacher Dave O'Leary, this Student Guide for Sociology: -Identifies the key content you need to know with a concise summary of topics examined in the A-level specifications -Enables you to measure your understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers at the end of the guide -Helps you to improve your exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions -Develops your independent learning skills with content you can use for further study and research

The craft of writing in sociology

Author: Andrew Balmer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9781526116253
Release Date: 2017-12-01
Genre: Social Science

The craft of writing in sociology is an indispensable companion for students studying sociology and related disciplines, such as politics and human geography, and students taking a course which draws upon sociological writing, such as nursing, social psychology or health studies. It demystifies the process of constructing coherent and powerful arguments, starting from an essay's opening paragraphs, building evidence and sequencing key points in the middle, through to pulling together a punchy conclusion. It gives a clear and helpful overview of the most important grammatical rules in English, and provides advice on how to solve common problems experienced in writing, including getting rid of waffle, overcoming writer's block and cutting an essay down to its required length. Using examples from essays written by sociology students at leading universities, the book shows what they have done well, what could be done better and how to improve their work using the techniques reviewed.

AQA Sociology Student Guide 1 Education with theory and methods

Author: Dave O'Leary
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 9781471844331
Release Date: 2015-11-30
Genre: Social Science

Written by experienced teacher Dave O'Leary, this Student Guide for Sociology: - Identifies the key content you need to know with a concise summary of topics examined in the AS and A-level specifications - Enables you to measure your understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers at the end of the guide - Helps you to improve your exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions - Develops your independent learning skills with content you can use for further study and research

A Guide to Writing Sociology Papers

Author: Judith Richlin-Klonsky
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1572599510
Release Date: 2001-02-15
Genre: Social Science

Ideal for instructors and students in a wide range of sociological courses, this guide makes the case that thinking and writing are integrally related and that writing, therefore, exercises the sociological imagination. Written in a clear and conversational style, A Guide to Writing Sociology Papers examines a wide range of writing assignments for sociology courses at all levels of the curriculum. Employing a variety of writing samples as a means to illustrate effective writing, this brief and inexpensive text teaches students how to deftly research and write about sociology.

The Sociology Student s Guide to Writing

Author: Angelique Harris
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506367682
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre: Social Science

The Sociology Student's Guide to Writing, by Angelique Harris and Alia R. Tyner-Mullings, is a brief, economical reference work that gives practical advice about the writing tasks and issues that undergraduate students face in their first sociology courses. Along with more traditional topics, it incorporates valuable information about composing emails, writing for online forums, and using technology for information-gathering and note-taking. Used by itself or in combination with other texts, this book will increase the quality of student writing and enhance their knowledge of how sociologists communicate in writing.

AQA A level Sociology Student Guide 4 Beliefs in society

Author: Joan Garrod
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 9781471857768
Release Date: 2016-06-06
Genre: Study Aids

Written by experienced author Joan Garrod, this Student Guide for Sociology: - Identifies the key content you need to know with a concise summary of topics examined in the A-level specifications - Enables you to measure your understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers at the end of the guide - Helps you to improve your exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions - Develops your independent learning skills with content you can use for further study and research

Good Essay Writing

Author: Peter Redman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526412331
Release Date: 2017-02-25
Genre: Literary Collections

Discover how to write winning essays and improve your grades, with this tried and tested guide to essay writing.

Writing for Emerging Sociologists

Author: Angelique Harris
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412991797
Release Date: 2013-01-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A writing guide designed for upper-level sociology undergraduate students and graduate students, this instructional text introduces students to the variety of writing projects that sociologists undertake, while also providing instruction on grammar and composition. It will provide students with practical knowledge concerning topics such as: peer reviewed journal manuscripts, book reviews, grant proposals, and field notes. What makes this book unique is that it offers useful advice and instruction for sociology college students whether they plan on entering the academy or the private, non-profit, or government sectors. Writing for Emerging Sociologists uses writing as a tool to help students learn not only about sociology as a field of study, but also the practice of sociology.

The Sociology Student Writer s Manual

Author: William A. Johnson Jr.
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780205894239
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Social Science

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For any introductory or advanced sociology course where students are required to complete a number of research and writing assignments. This comprehensive manual helps students at any level learn how to research and write in sociology, and to improve their writing ability in general.

A Disciplinary Blueprint for the Assessment of Information Literacy

Author: Dorothy Anne Warner
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313363719
Release Date: 2008-06-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Have you ever worried that literature on library instruction deals more with methods of assessing student attitude than student learning? If so, you'll be glad to know someone is doing something about it! Eight unique disciplinary modules are presented, each identifying a series of information literacy objectives developed in accordance with Bloom's Taxonomy of Cognitive Objectives. A substantive curriculum map embedded within each module lists the sequence of courses required for the disciplinary major and the level at which the course is taught (sophomore, junior, etc.), notes whether information literacy instruction is currently taught by the library for that particular course, and delineates the specific information literacy learning objectives the students must master in order to fulfill the course assignments. Collaborative responsibility for teaching the information literacy skills is also outlined, with specific recommendations for ways the library can strengthen its support for the specific discipline. In addition, assessment methodologies are identified; including scoring rubrics designed specifically for the disciplinary information literacy objectives. An indispensable resource for academic librarians ready to take the leap from episodic reactive response to programmatic sequenced integration into the curriculum.

Digital Paper

Author: Andrew Abbott
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226167817
Release Date: 2014-08-04
Genre: Reference

Today’s researchers have access to more information than ever before. Yet the new material is both overwhelming in quantity and variable in quality. How can scholars survive these twin problems and produce groundbreaking research using the physical and electronic resources available in the modern university research library? In Digital Paper, Andrew Abbott provides some much-needed answers to that question. Abbott tells what every senior researcher knows: that research is not a mechanical, linear process, but a thoughtful and adventurous journey through a nonlinear world. He breaks library research down into seven basic and simultaneous tasks: design, search, scanning/browsing, reading, analyzing, filing, and writing. He moves the reader through the phases of research, from confusion to organization, from vague idea to polished result. He teaches how to evaluate data and prior research; how to follow a trail to elusive treasures; how to organize a project; when to start over; when to ask for help. He shows how an understanding of scholarly values, a commitment to hard work, and the flexibility to change direction combine to enable the researcher to turn a daunting mass of found material into an effective paper or thesis. More than a mere how-to manual, Abbott’s guidebook helps teach good habits for acquiring knowledge, the foundation of knowledge worth knowing. Those looking for ten easy steps to a perfect paper may want to look elsewhere. But serious scholars, who want their work to stand the test of time, will appreciate Abbott’s unique, forthright approach and relish every page of Digital Paper.

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish

Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415590822
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish provides intermediate and advanced level students with the necessary skills to become competent and confident writers in the Spanish language. With a focus on writing as a craft, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish offers a rich selection of original materials including narrative texts, expository essays, opinion pieces and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers a specific kind of writing and is designed to help tackle the material in small units. The book aids students in crafting clear, coherent and cohesive manuscripts by means of guided practice and step-by-step activities. Key features: Guidance on how to structure a variety of texts: narrative, descriptive, expository, argumentative, academic, journalistic, legal and scientific. Sequenced exercises on style, writing conventions, word choice, syntax and grammar. Reference lists and tables with specialized vocabulary, transition words and other useful expressions. Strategies and tips for planning manuscripts, brainstorming ideas, vocabulary enrichment, editing and proofreading. Includes original samples, as well as fragments from newspapers, well-known literary works and essays by notable Hispanic authors and journalists. Website with additional activities to reinforce the content of each chapter and a teacher's guide with valuable support materials at: www.developingwritingskills.com Designed as a classroom text, self-study material or simply as a resource on writing, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish is the ideal supplement for all intermediate to advanced students of Spanish.

Longman Academic Writing

Author: Alan Meyers
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0132912740
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing topics from composing sentences to writing research papers. Each level covers the complete writing process from prewriting to revision. Level 5 teaches advanced students to write various genres of academic essays and research papers. The text's writing process approach integrates training in grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, and research techniques along with essay and research paper organization. Features Realistic writing models from various rhetorical genres explore academic disciplines such as biology, sociology, and history. Vocabulary sections expand students' language awareness and improve the quality of their writing. Sentence structure and grammar review helps students improve writing skills. Preparation for Writing sections provide guidance and practice in researching, evaluating, and documenting sources. A step-by-step approach guides students seamlessly through the writing process. Writing Tips provide useful strategies to enhance students' writing experience. Writing Expansions, including journals, timed writing, and summarizing, build written fluency, critical thinking, and test-taking skills.