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Bruc marketed as a college-level text, I have used many of the techniques with high school English students. I especially found the Endings to Avoid section to be helpful, which was the opposite of what I had been taught in my high school English classes.
Excellent book for my English college writing class. For courses in Research Writing. The 9th Edition has been revised with new features and sections, a new thematic table of contents, and up-to-date coverage of MLA style. 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 examples of professional writing do not adhere to MLA guidelines, but they do help make the point that people incorporate research into their lives in numerous ways.
No, Ballenger’s emphasis on the research essay rather than the resea I’ve skim and scanned this book and praised Bruce Ballenger’s approach for a few years now, but I can now say I’ve brucr through this entire textbook about pages or so in order to tighten my researcherr English project.
It explains what kinds of sources are best for research papers, and helps teach the researcher to think critically and evaluate the sources for quality.
Jan 06, Sohaib rated it it was amazing Shelves: Engaging and instructive examples of work by students who used the book to help them with their inquiry projects. New to This Edition. This book has really challenged the way that I have approached teaching research and the research paper. Lists with This Book.
The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers, 8th Edition
The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. Print Rental The Curious Researcher: 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 the author recommends: The text also discusses the advantages of new technologies versus more traditional research tools.
Description This print textbook is available for students to rent for their classes. The five-week structure is designed to overcome procrastination by suggesting weekly activities and assignments that keep the process going.
Username Password Forgot your username or password? I appreciated the section on avoiding sexist language. The lessons and examples are more relevant to teaching the research paper than the books about “argument” that seem to be the latest thing.
This edition includes a straightforward and lively discussion of these changes that will help students adapt to the new style, including bduce of examples.
This will be a permanent fixture on the bookshelf close to me desk–a great reference for facts and ideas! Guide to MLA Styles.
High schools across the nation should adopt his books for use in the classroom. Ballenger lives with his wife and two daughters in Boise, Idaho. Mar 24, Jade rated it it was ok. This might be the book that got me permanently hooked on research.
You may not like reading the book, but it is resewrcher insightful. It gives advice on how to choose a topic, and lists subject hhe to look into. Understanding Research Assignments Appendix B: This edition includes new ways of thinking about how to come up with the best language.
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Open Preview See a Problem? The tone of the book is personal, so that Bruce Ballenger’s take on the research process goes where other books on the topic do not. I believe I’ll use it next semester. Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning.
Written to university students as a college text, but I’m finding it extremely useful in modifying research methods and developing continued inquiry with my high school students. Description Featuring an engaging, direct writing style and inquiry-based approach, this popular research guide stresses that curiosity is the best reason for investigating ideas and information. Share a link to All Resources. Bruce Ballenger, Boise State University. An outstanding and practical approach to breaking down the research paper into manageable sections.
Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. Websites and online courses. 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. Research on What You See and Hear 3. Larry rated it it was ok May 11, They will find tips for choosing, planning, designing, and reflecting on a relevant genre for their research project.