This is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively in APA style. Demonstrates how to write objective scientific research papers using interesting prose Incorporates guidelines from the 6th edition of the APA publication manual Explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them clearly Discusses the differences between written, oral, and poster presentations and offers instructions for applying APA style to each
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Avoid the awkwardness of academese (overwrought academic language that completely hides the meaning through complex and needlessly difficult sentences) with Pinker's entertaining and informative style manual.
How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco; Caterina Mongiat Farina; Geoff Farina; Francesco Erspamer
Call Number: LB2369 .E2813 2015 (Towson and UMBC have)
Publication Date: 2015-02-27
Not just for graduate students. Eco's helpful manual gives students insight into the process of researching, writing, revising, editing, and submitting large scale research projects. Some elements are outdated, but the ideas can be translated to today's research tools and methods