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Short Guide to Writing About Biology - 6th edition

Short Guide to Writing About Biology (ISBN10: 0321385926; ISBN13: 9780321385925)
ISBN13: 978-0321385925
ISBN10: 0321385926

Summary: This best-selling writing guide, written by a prominent biologist, teaches students to think as biologists and to express ideas clearly and concisely through their writing.

Providing students with the tools they'll need to be successful writers in college and their profession, A Short Guide to Writing about Biology emphasizes writing as a way of examining, evaluating, and sharing ideas. The text teaches students how to read critically, study, evaluate and repo ...show morert data, and how to communicate information clearly and logically.

Students are also given detailed advice on locating useful sources, interpreting the results of statistical tests, maintaining effective laboratory and field notebooks, writing effective research proposals and poster presentations, writing effective applications, and communicating information to both professional and general audiences.

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  • Discusses all aspects of writing for biologists at all stages of training, including research reports, essay exams, term papers, research proposals, summaries, critiques, poster presentations, oral presentations, and letters of application for jobs and graduate programs.
  • Explains how biologists work - how they design studies, and how they think about the data they collect.
  • Provides detailed advice on working with data, presenting data, and interpreting the results of statistical analyses.
  • Gives detailed advice about locating useful sources of information, both in print and on the Web, and about avoiding plagiarism.
  • Extensive pedagogy in each chapter includes end of chapter checklists and summaries, which can easily be used by students to facilitate peer review and by instructors to generate grading rubrics.
  • Teaches students how to create effective oral presentations and poster presentations.
  • Includes numerous ''Technology Tips,'' helping students to take better advantage of the computer technology available to them for writing, revising, graphing, calculating, and giving effective talks.
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Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 06/07/2006
International: No

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