Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences: Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing, Fifth Edition
Author: Margot Northey,David B. Knight,Dianne Draper
Publisher: OUP Canada
ISBN: 9780195445824
Category: Science
Page: 320
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This text is a clear and concise guide to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate studies. Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences is intended for students in any geography or environmental science course containing research/writing components.

Human Geography

A Concise Introduction
Author: Mark Boyle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111845149X
Category: Social Science
Page: 344
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Using the story of the “West and the world” as itsbackdrop, this book provides for beginning students a clear andconcise introduction to Human Geography, including its keyconcepts, seminal thinkers and their theories, contemporarydebates, and celebrated case studies. Introduces and applies the basic concepts of human geography inclear, concise, and engaging prose Explores the significance of the rise, reign, and faltering ofthe West from around the fifteenth century in the shaping of thekey demographic, environmental, social, economic, political, andcultural processes active in the world today Addresses important thinkers, debates, and theories in anaccessible manner with a focus on discerning the inherent Westernbias in human geographical ideas Incorporates case studies that explore human geographies whichare being made in both Western and non Western regions, includingLatin America, Africa and Asia. Is written so as to be accessible to students and containschapter learning objectives, checklists of key ideas, chapter essayquestions, zoom in boxes, guidance for further reading and a bookglossary. Accompanied by a website at ahref="http://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=index&itemId=1118451503&bcsId=8984"www.wiley.com/go/boyle/afeaturing, for students, tutorial exercises, bonus zoom in boxes,links to further learning resources and biographies of keythinkers, and for instructors, further essay questions, multiplechoice exam questions, and ppt lecture slides for eachchapter.

Making Sense in Engineering and the Technical Sciences: Making Sense in Engineering and the Technical Sciences

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing, Fourth Edition
Author: Margot Northey,Judi Jewinski
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Reference
Page: 273
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This text is a clear and concise guide to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate studies. Making Sense in Engineering and the Technical Sciences is intended for students in any engineering or computer science course containing research/writing components.

Making Sense

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing : Social Sciences
Author: Margot Northey,Lorne Tepperman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195425901
Category: Reference
Page: 263
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Designed specifically for students in the social sciences, this useful guide outlines the basic principles of style, grammar, punctuation, and usage. An excellent supplementary handbook for any student in the social sciences, Making Sense covers issues such as how to conduct social research and provides tips for report writing. The third edition includes new material on evaluating Internet sources and avoiding plagiarism.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
Author: Kate L. Turabian
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226823386
Category: Reference
Page: 436
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Dewey. Bellow. Strauss. Friedman. The University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian. The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937. Now, with this seventh edition, Turabian’s Manual has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level—from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles. Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the late Wayne C. Booth—the gifted team behind The Craft of Research—and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource. They preserve Turabian’s clear and practical advice while fully embracing the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the age of the Internet. Booth, Colomb, and Williams significantly expand the scope of previous editions by creating a guide, generous in length and tone, to the art of research and writing. Growing out of the authors’ best-selling Craft of Research, this new section provides students with an overview of every step of the research and writing process, from formulating the right questions to reading critically to building arguments and revising drafts. This leads naturally to the second part of the Manual for Writers, which offers an authoritative overview of citation practices in scholarly writing, as well as detailed information on the two main citation styles (“notes-bibliography” and “author-date”). This section has been fully revised to reflect the recommendations of the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and to present an expanded array of source types and updated examples, including guidance on citing electronic sources. The final section of the book treats issues of style—the details that go into making a strong paper. Here writers will find advice on a wide range of topics, including punctuation, table formatting, and use of quotations. The appendix draws together everything writers need to know about formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission. This material has been thoroughly vetted by dissertation officials at colleges and universities across the country. This seventh edition of Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined—while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.

The Craft of Research, 2nd edition


Author: Wayne C. Booth,Gregory G. Colomb,Joseph M. Williams
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226065693
Category: Science
Page: 344
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Since 1995, more than 150,000 students and researchers have turned to The Craft of Research for clear and helpful guidance on how to conduct research and report it effectively . Now, master teachers Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams present a completely revised and updated version of their classic handbook. Like its predecessor, this new edition reflects the way researchers actually work: in a complex circuit of thinking, writing, revising, and rethinking. It shows how each part of this process influences the others and how a successful research report is an orchestrated conversation between a researcher and a reader. Along with many other topics, The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of thoughtful yet critical readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, "So what?" Celebrated by reviewers for its logic and clarity, this popular book retains its five-part structure. Part 1 provides an orientation to the research process and begins the discussion of what motivates researchers and their readers. Part 2 focuses on finding a topic, planning the project, and locating appropriate sources. This section is brought up to date with new information on the role of the Internet in research, including how to find and evaluate sources, avoid their misuse, and test their reliability. Part 3 explains the art of making an argument and supporting it. The authors have extensively revised this section to present the structure of an argument in clearer and more accessible terms than in the first edition. New distinctions are made among reasons, evidence, and reports of evidence. The concepts of qualifications and rebuttals are recast as acknowledgment and response. Part 4 covers drafting and revising, and offers new information on the visual representation of data. Part 5 concludes the book with an updated discussion of the ethics of research, as well as an expanded bibliography that includes many electronic sources. The new edition retains the accessibility, insights, and directness that have made The Craft of Research an indispensable guide for anyone doing research, from students in high school through advanced graduate study to businesspeople and government employees. The authors demonstrate convincingly that researching and reporting skills can be learned and used by all who undertake research projects. New to this edition: Extensive coverage of how to do research on the internet, including how to evaluate and test the reliability of sources New information on the visual representation of data Expanded bibliography with many electronic sources

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
Author: Kate L. Turabian
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226816397
Category: Reference
Page: 464
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A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her Manual for Writers continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of today’s writers and researchers. The Manual retains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, A Manual for Writers remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.

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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
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Choice

A Classified Cumulation : Volumes 1-10, March 1964--February 1974
Author: Richard K. Gardner,Phyllis Grumm
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Best books
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Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition


Author: N.A
Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1464963568
Category: Medical
Page: 3208
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Issues in Neurology Research and Practice / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Neurology Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Neurology Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Elementary Social Studies

Constructing a Powerful Approach to Teaching and Learning
Author: S. G. Grant,Bruce VanSledright
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
ISBN: 9780618443604
Category: Education
Page: 316
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This text frames and develops a coherent, practical, and engaging approach to teaching and learning elementary social studies. The authors combine the latest research on learning patterns, curriculum structure and presentation, and assessment with practical issues like classroom management, goal establishment, and creative lesson planning. Elementary Social Studies is organized according to four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—to help teachers create a powerful learning environment for their students. The Second Edition includes additional emphasis on issues of multiculturalism and diversity, and teaching in the lower primary grades. New! More Theory-to-Practice examples are included throughout the text. Now identifiable by marginal icons, the examples in Chapter 2 concentrate on incorporating constructivist principles into the teaching/learning process, while those in Chapter 5 focus on choosing teaching strategies, curriculum materials, and classroom assessments. New! More references to social studies standards and standardized assessments are presented throughout the text to help teaching students understand how their lessons relate to the certification process and the assessment of schools, teachers, and students. New! More explicit connections between social studies and language arts instruction (Chapter 4) are drawn to provide guidance on teaching in schools that have marginalized social studies instruction in order to concentrate on reading and math in preparation for standardized testing. New! Expanded content allows the author to provide the most comprehensive updates and information on all topics presented. New! Marginal icons have been reduced from six categories to four—diversity, standards, theory-to-practice examples, and relevant research—for purposes of clarity. These icons help call out where relevant information is presented in the text. In Your Classroom boxes offer practical teaching suggestions such as the use jigsaw puzzles, book talks, and mini-lessons. An appendix of Children's Literature provides approximately 100 specific titles that correspond to the various unit ideas throughout the text.

Books in Print


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Die Welt ist flach

eine kurze Geschichte des 21. Jahrhunderts
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783518459645
Category: Diffusion of innovations
Page: 764
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Die Macht der Geographie

Wie sich Weltpolitik anhand von 10 Karten erklären lässt
Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423428562
Category: History
Page: 304
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Wie Geografie Geschichte macht Weltpolitik ist auch Geopolitik. Alle Regierungen, alle Staatschefs unterliegen den Zwängen der Geographie. Berge und Ebenen, Flüsse, Meere, Wüsten setzen ihrem Entscheidungsspielraum Grenzen. Um Geschichte und Politik zu verstehen, muss man selbstverständlich die Menschen, die Ideen, die Einstellungen kennen. Aber wenn man die Geographie nicht mit einbezieht, bekommt man kein vollständiges Bild. Zum Beispiel Russland: Von den Moskauer Großfürsten über Iwan den Schrecklichen, Peter den Großen und Stalin bis hin zu Wladimir Putin sah sich jeder russische Staatschef denselben geostrategischen Problemen ausgesetzt, egal ob im Zarismus, im Kommunismus oder im kapitalistischen Nepotismus. Die meisten Häfen frieren immer noch ein halbes Jahr zu. Nicht gut für die Marine. Die nordeuropäische Tiefebene von der Nordsee bis zum Ural ist immer noch flach. Jeder kann durchmarschieren. Russland, China, die USA, Europa, Afrika, Lateinamerika, der Nahe Osten, Indien und Pakistan, Japan und Korea, die Arktis und Grönland: In zehn Kapiteln zeigt Tim Marshall, wie die Geographie die Weltpolitik beeinflusst und beeinflusst hat.