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Short Guide to Writing About Biology

Short Guide to Writing About Biology - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205075072

Cover of Short Guide to Writing About Biology 8TH 13 (ISBN 978-0205075072)
ISBN13: 978-0205075072
ISBN10: 020507507X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2013
International: No

List price: $65.25

Short Guide to Writing About Biology - 8TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205075072

Jan A. Pechenik

ISBN13: 978-0205075072
ISBN10: 020507507X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

This best-selling writing guide 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 means to examine, evaluate, share, and refine ideas. The text teaches students how to read critically, study, evaluate and report 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.