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Keys for Writers

Keys for Writers - 7th edition

Keys for Writers - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9781111841751

ISBN10: 1111841756

Keys for Writers by Ann Raimes and Susan K. Miller-Cochran - ISBN 9781111841751
Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 7TH 14
Copyright: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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Keys for Writers by Ann Raimes and Susan K. Miller-Cochran - ISBN 9781111841751

ISBN13: 9781111841751

ISBN10: 1111841756

Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 7TH 14

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KEYS FOR WRITERS is a valuable resource for students in all disciplines throughout their college careers and beyond. The authors' concise presentation of key concepts, such as the writing process, critical thinking, grammar fundamentals, and integration and acknowledgment of sources, can help students in all college disciplines as well as in the workplace.

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PART I: THE WRITING PROCESS. 1. Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing. 2. Drafting in Stages. 3. Revising, Editing, and Proofreading. 4. Writing and Analyzing Arguments. 5. Writing in Academic Disciplines. PART II: RESEARCH/SOURCES/DOCUMENTATION. 6. The Research Process: A Conversation with Sources. 7. Searching for Sources. 8. How to Evaluate Sources. 9. How to Avoid Plagiarizing. 10. How to Use, Integrate, and Document Sources. PART III: MLA DOCUMENTATION. 11. Citing Sources in Your Paper, MLA Style. 12. MLA List of Works Cited. 13. A Student's Research Paper, MLA Style. PART IV: APA, CSE, AND CHICAGO DOCUMENTATION. 14. Citing Sources in Your Paper, APA Style. 15. APA List of References. 16. A Student's Research Paper, APA Style. 17. CSE Style of Documentation. 18. Excerpt from a Student's Research Paper, CSE Style. 19. Chicago Manual of Style: Endnotes, Footnotes, and Bibliography. 20. Excerpt from a Student's Research Paper, Chicago Style. PART V: DESIGN, MEDIA, AND PRESENTATION. 21. Document Design. 22. Visuals. 23. Online Communication Forums. 24. Oral and Multimedia Presentations. 25. Portfolios 26. Resumes and Letters of Application. 27. Business Letters and Memos. PART VI: STYLE: THE FIVE C'S. 28. First C: Cut. 29. Second C: Check for Action. 30. Third C: Connect. 31. Fourth C: Commit. 32. Fifth C: Choose the Best Words. 33. Revising for Style: A Student's Drafts. 34. Style Tips. PART VII: COMMON SENTENCE PROBLEMS. 35. Trouble Spots and Terms. 36. Fixing a Sentence Fragment. 37. Run-ons and Comma Splices. 38. Sentence Snarls. 39. Verbs. 40. Passive Voice. 41. Subject-Verb Agreement. 42. Pronouns. 43. Adjectives and Adverbs. 44. Relative Clauses/Relative Pronouns. PART VIII: PUNCTUATION, MECHANICS, SPELLING. 45. Commas. 46. Apostrophes. 47. Quotation Marks. 48. Semicolons and Colons. 49. Other Punctuation Marks. 50. Italics/Underlining. 51. Capitalization. 52. Abbreviations. 53. Numbers. 54. Hyphens. 55. Online Guidelines. 56. Spelling. PART IX: WRITING ACROSS LANGUAGES AND CULTURES. 57. Language Diversity and Edited American English: Challenges for Multilingual Writers. 58. Nouns and Articles. 59. Verbs and Verb Forms. 60. Sentence Structure and Word Order. 61. Prepositions and Idioms. 62. Language Learners' FAQs. PART X: GLOSSARIES. 63. Words to Watch For: Glossary of Usage. 64. Glossary of Grammatical Terms. Index.

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