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ISBN: 9781292120843
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Edición: 9
Copyright: 2017
Páginas: 464

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A Short Guide to Writing about Biology: Global Edition (ebook)

By Jan Pechenik


For courses in Writing Across the Curriculum or Writing About Biology.   Developing the tools to effectively write about biology Teaching biology and strong writing skills simultaneously is a challenge, especially when students exhibit a range of abilities. The 9th Edition of A Short Guide to Writing about Biology provides tools to strengthen student writing and reinforce critical thinking.   Written by a prominent biologist, this best-selling guide teaches students to express ideas clearly and concisely. It emphasizes writing as a way of examining, evaluating, and refining ideas: students learn to read critically, study, evaluate and report data, and communicate with clarity.   Using a narrative style, the text is its own example of good analytical writing. In this new edition, students learn how to avoid plagiarism (Ch. 1 and 3), read and interpret data (Ch. 3, 4 and 9), prepare effective Materials and Methods sections in research reports and more (Ch. 9), and prepare manuscripts for submission (Ch 9). The text also provides advice on locating useful sources (Ch. 2), maintaining laboratory and field notebooks (Ch. 9), communicating with different audiences (Ch. 6 and 10), and crafting research proposals (Ch. 10), poster presentations (Ch. 11), and letters of application (Ch. 12).   The full text downloaded to your computer With eBooks you can: search for key concepts, words and phrases make highlights and notes as you study share your notes with friends eBooks are downloaded to your computer and accessible either offline through the Bookshelf (available as a free download), available online and also via the iPad and Android apps. Upon purchase, you'll gain instant access to this eBook. Time limit The eBooks products do not have an expiry date. You will continue to access your digital ebook products whilst you have your Bookshelf installed.

Chapter 1 Introduction and General Rules
Chapter 2 General Advice on Reading, Note Taking, and Avoiding Plagiarism
Chapter 3 Locating Useful Sources
Chapter 4 Citing Sources and Listing References
Chapter 5 Reading and Writing About Statistical Analyses
Chapter 7 Writing Summaries, Critiques, Essays, and Review Papers
Chapter 9 Writing Research Proposals
Chapter 10 Presenting Research Findings: Preparing Talks and Poster Presentations
Chapter 12 Writing Letters of Application