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Author: Lynn Quitman Troyka; Douglas Dean Hesse
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Quitman Troyka; Douglas Dean Hesse
ISBN: 0205664814 9780205664818
OCLC Number: 463534067
Notes: Includes index.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Thinking, Reading, and Writing Strategies 1 Thinking Like a Writer 2 Reading Critically 3 Viewing Images Critically 4 Sources for College Writing 5 Writing About Experiences 6 Writing About Observations 7 Writing to Respond to Readings Writing Process 8 Planning and Shaping Writing 9 Drafting 10 Revising, Editing, and Proofreading 11 Composing Paragraphs 12 Writing to Inform 13 Writing to Argue Writing Across the Curriculum 14 An Overview of Writing Across the Curriculum 15 Writing in the Humanities 16 Writing About Literature 17 Writing in the Social Sciences 18 Writing in the Natural Sciences 19 Writing Under Pressure 20 Making Oral Presentations and Using Multimedia 21 Creating a Writing Portfolio Writing to Connect with the World 22 Writing for Work 23 Public Writing 24 Designing Documents 25 Writing for the Web 26 Contributing to Blogs and Wikis Research 27 Starting a Research Project 28 Developing a Research Strategy 29 Finding and Evaluating Library-Based Sources 30 Researching the Web Wisely 31 Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism 32 Drafting and Revising a Research Paper MLA Documentation 33 MLA In-text Citations 34 MLA Works Cited List 35 A Student,s MLA-Style Research Paper APA, CM, and CSE Documentation 36 APA In-Text Citations 37 APA References List 38 A Student,s APA-Style Research Paper 39 CM-Style Documentation CM-Style Directory 40 CSE-Style Documentation CSE-Style Directory Grammar Basics 41 Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences 42 Verbs 43 Subject-Verb Agreement 44 Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, and Case 45 Adjectives and Adverbs Sentences and Words 46 Sentence Fragments 47 Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences 48 Problems with Sentence Shifts 49 Misplaced Modifiers 50 Conciseness 51 Coordination and Subordination 52 Sentence Style 53 Usage Glossary 54 Word Meanings and Word Impact 55 Using Inclusive Language 56 Spelling Punctuation and Mechanics 57 Commas 58 Semicolons 59 Colons 60 Apostrophes 61 Quotation Marks 62 Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points 63 Other Punctuation Marks 64 Hyphens 65 Capitals 66 Italics (Underlining) 67 Abbreviations 68 Numbers Tips for Multilingual Writers Message from Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse to Multilingual Writers 69 Singulars and Plurals 70 Articles 71 Word Order 72 Prepositions 73 Gerunds and Infinitives 74 Modal Auxiliary Verbs Glossary and Indexes Terms Glossary Index
Responsibility: Lynn Quitman Troyka ; Douglas Hesse.

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