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Writing papers in psychology : a student guide

Author: Ralph L Rosnow; Mimi Rosnow
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Thomson Learning, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph L Rosnow; Mimi Rosnow
ISBN: 0534529755 9780534529758
OCLC Number: 44019008
Description: xii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Getting Started --
Focusing on Your Objective --
Three Types of Essays --
Three Types of Research Reports --
Scheduling Time --
Choosing a Topic --
Shaping the Topic --
Knowing Your Audience and Topic --
Cultivating a Sense of Understanding --
Chapter 2. Finding and Using Reference Materials --
Using the Library --
Looking Over Eric's Shoulder --
How Material Is Cataloged --
Library Stacks --
Using Reference Sources --
PsycINFO, PsycLIT, and Psychological Abstracts --
Social Sciences Citation Index --
Fugitive Literature --
Taking Notes in the Library --
Additional Tips --
Library Etiquette --
Chapter 3. Drafting the Proposal --
Purpose of the Proposal --
Essay Proposal --
Research Proposal --
Ethical Considerations --
Tempus Fugit --
Chapter 4. Organizing the Essay --
Where to Start --
Making Ideas Parallel --
Putting Ideas in Order --
Template for Writing and Note Taking --
Outlining After the Fact --
Chapter 5. Planning the Research Report --
Basic Structure --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Method --
Results --
Discussion --
References --
End Material --
Organizing Your Thoughts --
Chapter 6. Writing and Revising --
Sorting Through Your Material --
Self-Motivator Statement --
Opening --
Settling Down to Write --
Ethics of Writing and Reporting --
Avoiding Plagiarism --
Lazy Writing --
Tone --
Nonsexist Language --
Voice --
Verb Tense --
Agreement of Subject and Verb --
Common Usage Errors --
Numerals --
Punctuation --
Quotations --
Revising --
Chapter 7. Producing the Final Draft --
General Pointers --
Title Page Format --
Headings --
Underlining --
Citations in Text --
Tables and Figures --
List of References --
Proofing and Correcting --
Appendix A. Sample Essay --
Appendix B. Sample Experimental Research Report --
Appendix C. Sample Archival Research Report.
Responsibility: Ralph L. Rosnow, Mimi Rosnow.

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