Writing, Reading, and Research

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Writing, Reading, and Research thoroughly covers analytical reading, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing —skills essential for developing a research paper. Each stage of the process is illustrated with examples of student and professional writing. Unlike comparable books, Writing, Reading, and Research leads off with two sample student papers in the early chapters, giving students a clear idea of the final goal as they progress through each step of the research and writing process. Includes everything one needs to know in the areas of library and internet research, using both primary and secondary sources, MLA and APA styles of documentation, evaluating sources and integrating them appropriately in a paper. For anyone needing a reference geared to writing researched papers or composing documents that are derived from sources that need to be cited and documented.

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Flexible and goal-oriented, this text integrates instruction in reading, writing, and research with topical, interdisciplinary readings and concludes with a research handbook. Writing, Reading, and Research thoroughly covers analytical reading, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing - skills essential for developing a research paper. Each stage of the process is illustrated with examples of student and professional writing. Unlike comparable books, Writing, Reading, and Research leads off with two sample student papers in the early chapters, giving students a clear idea of the final goal as they progress through each step of the research and writing process.

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Richard Veit (Ph.D and MA from University of Iowa) is a full professor in the University of North Carolina's English Department where he as taught for many years. He is also the author of DISCOVERING ENGLISH GRAMMAR, 2nd Edition (Longman, 1999); RESEARCH: THE STUDENT'S GUIDE TO WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS , 4th Edition (Longman, 2004); and THE LITTLE WRITING BOOK (Prentice Hall, 1982).

Christopher Gould (Ph.D and MA from University of South Carolina) is also a long-time professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, where he is currently Director of the Center for Faculty Leadership. He has also authored CRITICAL ISSUES ON CONTEMPORARY CULTURE (Longman, 1986).

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