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Style Manual for Communication Studies

Style Manual for Communication Studies - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073385051

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
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Style Manual for Communication Studies - 3RD 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073385051

John Bourhis, Carey Adams and Scott Titsworth

ISBN13: 978-0073385051
ISBN10: 0073385050
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

The ability to communicate effectively, both in speaking and in writing, plays a decisive role in students' academic, professional, and personal lives. The Style Manual for Communication Studies provides formal guidelines drawn from numerous models in communication studies to help students apsire to think, write, and speak academically and to reduce common errors.

Author Bio

Scott Titsworth is an Associate Professor and Associate Director for Graduate Studies in the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University. Scott is a co-author of four textbooks and is a nationally respected scholar in the field of instructional communication and communication education. Scott and co-author, Lynn Harter, are married and have one daughter.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Locating Sources of Communication Research Scholarly Journals in Communication Using Indexes to Locate Sources in Communication Searching, Surfing, and Browsing: Using Online Resources A Representative List of Scholarly Communication Journals Chapter Two: Choosing Supporting Material Wisely The Ethical and Pragmatic Necessity of Source Evaluation Five General Guidelines for Evaluating Sources Is the Supporting Material Clear? Is the Supporting Material Verifiable? Is the Source of the Supporting Material Competent? Is the Source of the Supporting Material Objective? Is the Supporting Material Relevant? Applying Evaluation Guidelines to Internet Sources Final Thoughts on Using Supporting Material Wisely Chapter Three: Specialized Writing Assignments Composing a Speech Outline Citing Sources Preparing the Outline Composing an Annotated Bibliography Citing Sources The Abstract Sample Brief Abstract Entry Composing a Research Critique Citing Sources The Critique Composing a Review of Literature Composing a Research Report Chapter Four: A Condensed MLA Style Guide Formatting the Text of Your Paper Typing Paper Margins Line Spacing Title Page Pagination Citing Sources in the Text of Your Paper Citing Sources Obtained Electronically Primary versus Secondary Source Material Citing a Secondary Source in Your Manuscript Index to MLA Works Cited Entries Sample MLA Entries Books Book with One Author Book with Two Authors Book with Three Authors Two or More Books by the Same Author Book with an Editor Book with Two Editors An Edition Other than the First A Work in a Book A Translation Articles Article with One Author Article with Two or Three Authors Article with Four or More Authors Article in a Monthly or Bimonthly Periodical Article in a Weekly or Biweekly Periodical Newspapers Signed Article from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Article from a Daily Newspaper Signed Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Manuscripts Unpublished Manuscript Unpublished Papers Presented at a Professional Meeting Personal Interviews Class Lectures Two or More Lectures by the Same Speaker Film Television Program Radio Broadcast Encyclopedia or Dictionary Electronic Sources Internet Sources Electronic Collection Discussion List Electronic Mail (E-Mail) Article in an Online Publication Online Book Home Page in Support of a Course Home Page in Support of an Academic Department Preparing the List of Works Cited Chapter Five: A Condensed APA Style Guide Formatting the Text of Your Paper Typing Paper Margins Line Spacing Title Page Pagination Binding Abstracts Citing Sources in the Text of Your Paper Citing Sources Obtained Electronically Primary versus Secondary Source Material Citing a Secondary Source in Your Manuscript Index to APA Reference Entries Sample APA Entries Books Book with One Author Book with Two Authors Book with Three Authors Two or More Books by the Same Author Book with an Editor Book with Two Editors An Edition Other than the First A Work in a Book A Translation Articles Article with One Author Article with Two Authors Article with Three or More Authors Article in a Monthly or Bimonthly Periodical 54 Article in a Weekly or Biweekly Periodical Newspapers Signed Article from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Article from a Daily Newspaper Signed Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Manuscript Unpublished Manuscript Unpublished Paper Presented at a Meeting Personal Communication Lecture Film Television Program Radio Broadcast Encyclopedia or Dictionary Electronic Sources Internet Article Based on a Print Source Article in an Internet-Only Journal or Periodical Multipage Document Created by Private Organization, No Date Stand-Alone Document, No Author Identified, No Date E-Mail Electronic Copy of an Article or Abstract Retrieved from a Database Online Discussion Groups, and Electronic Mailing Lists Preparing the List of References Appendix A: Model Paper Following APA Guidelines Appendix B: Model Annotated Bibliography in APA Style Appendix C: Model Journal Critique in APA Style Appendix D: Model Research Report in APA Style Appendix E: Model Speaking Preparation Outline Following APA Guidelines Appendix F: Model Paper Following MLA Guidelines Appendix G: Model Speaking Preparation Outline Following MLA Guidelines Appendix H: Student Exercises

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