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The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers [RENTAL EDITION], 9th Edition

His approach models an authenic writing experience for the student writer, but professional writers and teachers would benefit just as much from taking his engaging exercises to heart.

Interviews and Surveys Fieldwork: An engaging, direct writing style propels this inquiry-based guide to writing research papers. Matt rated it it was amazing Dec 30, By having affordable access to the best learning materials and experiences from day-one, students come to class prepared and ready to succeed.

A Guide to Writing Research Papers9th Edition stresses that curiosity is the best reason for investigating ideas and information. Also discusses the advantages of new technologies versus more traditional research tools. A unique chronological organization sets up achievable writing goals along with week-by-week guidance.

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Although marketed as a college-level text, Ballenver have used many of the techniques with high school English students. This might be the book that got me permanently hooked on research. Mar 24, Jade rated ballengger it was ok. No portion of this material may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher. Productive exercises help students actually write their papers, rather than engage in busywork not directly related to the assignment.


Finally, the best and most helpful parts of this book were in the appendices. Should You Scratch it First? It gives advice on writing the draft and then polishing the manuscript; it describes different ways of beginning a paper, including a delayed-thesis structure. This is for people who hate research papers.

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Full explanations of the technical aspects of writing and how to document source-based papers help students develop sound research and analysis skills. May ths, Alison rated it really liked it. For example, I never would’ve thought to use different colors for my voice and my sources in my rough draft to determine if my paper was balanced or if it relied too much on my sources or if I was yakking crious much.

reseagcher Whose steering and where to? It was so helpful, and I am still referencing it, months resercher completing the course. It also teaches how to use databases and search engines for optimum results, including a page specifically of Curlous tips and tricks.

Research on What You See and Hear 3. Inspired by the recent Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, a dramatic new report from the group that represents university librarians, this edition encourages students to see sources in a more rhetorical context.


It gives advice on how to choose a topic, and lists subject encyclopedias to look into. Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. I read this book for my last english class for my holistic practioner degree.

New to This Edition. Jo Young rated it really liked it Apr 10, Ballenger’s book will help any writer go beyond writing old-school research reports to producing a research paper where the writer is using information to make meaning.

Trivia About The Curious Resea The tone of the book is personal, so that tends to rub some people the wrong way, but the text serves as an extension of the pedagogical beliefs to which the author adheres.

This is a book that I will be keeping close at hand on my desk for future classes and writing. Published June 5th by Longman Publishing Group first ballennger Table of Contents Introduction: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Title The Curious Researcher: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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