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No trivia or quizzes yet. Understanding Research Assignments Appendix B: Ballenger lives with his wife and two daughters in Boise, Idaho. His approach models an authenic writing experience for the student writer, but professional writers and teachers would benefit just as much from taking his engaging exercises to ballengre.
The new edition looks at each option more closely, examining how essay and argument draw on different reasoning strategies and helping students choose which is most appropriate for their project. 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.
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. The tone of the book curiouss personal, so that Bruce Ballenger’s take on the research process goes where other books on the topic do not. Full explanations of the technical aspects of writing and how to document source-based papers help students develop sound research and analysis skills.
A unique chronological organization sets up achievable writing goals along with week-by-week guidance. Short Studies in Creative Nonfictionalso from the same publisher. Guide to MLA Styles.
Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. Be the first to ask a question about The Curious Researcher. Bruce Ballenger, Boise State University. From the beginning, The Curious Researcher advocated the exploratory research essay as a useful alternative to the argumentative rrsearcher paper. 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 read through this entire textbook about pages or so in order to tighten my senior English project.
The appendix concludes with an example student paper in APA format, from the title page to researchwr references page, which is a helpful example of how a research paper could look ballengeg. Table of Contents Introduction: Reseacher about—and Rethinking—the Research Paper.
Focus on learning outcomes. Share a link to All Resources. Nov 14, Carol rated it really liked it. Katt rated it really thee it Dec 30, I read this book for my last english class for my holistic practioner degree. 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.
Additional details on the rental program will be coming soon. 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.
Offering a wide variety of examples from student and professional writers, the text encourages students to find ways to bring fact-based writing to life. Inspired by the recent Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, a dramatic new report from the group that bllenger university librarians, this edition encourages students to see sources in a more rhetorical context.
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Trivia About The Curious Resea The Second Week What are your research routines? Full treatment of MLA and APA citation formatsincluding full coverage of electronic citation formats, now provides a comprehensive resource. For courses in Research Writing.
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Engaging and instructive examples of work by students who used the book to help them with their inquiry projects. I think there are more beneficial books for research writing out there. Coverage of emerging digital sources and note-taking techniques shows how RSS feeds and podcasts can provide useful information, and how online technology like Google Notebook and Zotero could be alternatives to a pen and paper.
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. I appreciated the paragraphs about active voice vs.
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