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Curious Researcher

Curious Researcher - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205172870

Cover of Curious Researcher 7TH 12 (ISBN 978-0205172870)
ISBN13: 978-0205172870
ISBN10: 0205172873
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 12
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No

List price: $68.00

Curious Researcher - 7TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205172870

Bruce P. Ballenger

ISBN13: 978-0205172870
ISBN10: 0205172873
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 12
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Featuring an engaging, direct writing style and inquiry-based approach, this popular research guide stresses that curiosity is the best reason for investigating ideas and information.

An appealing alternative to traditional research texts, The Curious Researcher stands apart for its motivational tone, its conversational style, and its conviction that research writing can be full of rewarding discoveries. Offering a wide variety of examples from student and professional writers, this popular guide shows that good research and lively writing do not have to be mutually exclusive. Students are encouraged to find ways to bring their writing to life, even though they are writing with ''facts.'' A unique chronological organization sets up achievable writing goals while it provides week-by-week guidance through the research process. Full explanations of the technical aspects of writing and documenting source-based papers help students develop sound research and analysis skills. The text also includes up-to-date coverage of MLA and APA styles.

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