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“The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers” by Bruce Ballenger
A good read for anyone teaching students to write a research paper. Published June 5th by Longman Publishing Group first published If you are a teacher, don’t make the mistake of flipping through this book and thinking he has nothing new to offer. Availability This title is out of print. Cudious a researcger variety of examples from student and professional writers, the text encourages readers to find ways to bring fact-based writing to life.
I also found the paragraph about avoiding stock phrases to be helpful, especially because it listed suggestions for alternatives.
Websites and online courses. Christopher Hall rated it liked it Feb 05, More Advanced Searching Techniques 4. Of course, that’s not because I’m a genius or anything; they’re pedagogical practices that I simply stole from my peers, one of whom strongly recommended this book. There is a section that discusses plagiarism, and then a section called The Notetaker’s Triad: May 02, Alison rated it really liked it. Sign Up Already have balelnger access code?
Not a book to be read for fun. Curiious Password Forgot your username or password? What are you arguing? This print textbook is available for students to rent for their classes. Table of Contents Introduction: Now more than ever, care in choosing search terms and phrases for library databases and Web searches makes a huge difference in the quality of results.
An appealing alternative to traditional research texts, The Curious Researcher stands apart for its motivational tone, its conversational style, and its conviction that research writing can be full of rewarding discoveries. The book helps you develop a research question, a tentative rewearcher with suggested prompts, and then the final thesis out of five possible prompts that can go in many directions. Trivia About The Curious Resea This material is protected under ballengre copyright laws, as they currently exist.
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We don’t recognize your username or password. Jun 04, Tami Robertson rated it really liked it. You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. Jo Young rated it really liked it Apr 10, Bruce Ballenger’s take on the research process goes where other books on the topic do ballenged.
No portion of this material may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher. Preface Preface is available for download in PDF format. This is not a book that I would sit down and read straight through. Offering a wide variety of examples from student and cyrious writers, the text encourages students to find ways thr bring fact-based writing to life.
A Guide to Writing Research Papers” Crafting your opening inquiry question Possible purposes for a research assignment. Bruce Ballenger, Boise State University. The lessons and examples are more relevant to teaching the research paper than the books about “argument” bzllenger seem to be the latest thing. It gives advice on how to choose a topic, and lists subject encyclopedias to look into.
Engaging and instructive examples of work by students who used the book to help them with their inquiry projects. Download Answer Key 0. A good mix between scholarly advice and relevant activities along the research path. By having affordable access to the best learning materials thee experiences from day-one, students come to class prepared and ready to succeed.
Full treatment of MLA and APA citation formatsincluding full researche of electronic citation formats, now provides a comprehensive resource. There are also at least a few tidbits that I took away from the book, and I will be incorporating those and probably a In reading this, I was quite pleased to see that I already use many of the methods researcjer author recommends: Instructors, sign in here to see net price.
The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers
Students, buy or rent this eText Students, buy access. I also found the section about weaving in your sources with your own commentary to be useful. Full explanations of the technical aspects of writing and how to document source-based papers help students develop sound research and analysis skills.