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Academic writing now : a brief guide for busy students / David Starkey.

Book Book ([2015])
Description: 249 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada ; Broadview Press, [2015]
0 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Bunker Hill Community College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Bunker Hill Community College Career Career LB2369 .S688 2015 (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/12/2017

  • ISBN: 9781554812493
  • ISBN: 1554812496
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Ready, set ... Academic writing : an overview ; Academic reading ; Ideas into text ; Arguments and organization ; Researching your topic -- Go. Introduction : hooking your reader ; Body paragraphs ; And I ought to keep reading because? ; Conclusion : wait ... don't stop -- Go again. Taking another look ; handing it over ; Genres of academic writing ; A brief guide to documentation.
Summary: "Academic Writing Now: A Brief Guide for Busy Students is a rhetoric designed to cover the basics of a college writing course in a concise, student-friendly format. Anything inessential to the business of college writing has been excluded. Each chapter concentrates on a crucial element of composing an academic essay and is capable of being read in a single sitting. The book is loaded with "timesaver tips," ideas for making the most of the student's time, along with occasional warnings to avoid common errors made by student writers. Each short chapter concludes with questions and suggestions designed to trigger class discussion."-- Provided by publisher.

Citation:

Starkey, David. "Academic writing now : a brief guide for busy students." Peterborough, Ontario, Canada ; Broadview Press, 2015.

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