Writing, Reading, and Research

  • Publish Date: 2006-04-12
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Richard Veit;Christopher Gould
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Broadening the traditional notion of undergraduate research, this English Composition text thoroughly covers the skills essential for developing a research paper: analytical reading, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Presenting the process of research in a practical sequence, the authors illustrate each stage of the process with examples of student and professional writing. Using a flexible and goal-oriented approach, the authors integrate coverage of writing, reading, and research with topical, interdisciplinary readings and a supportive research handbook. Unlike comparable books, this text leads off with two sample student papers in the early chapters, providing a foundation for students as they progress through each step of the research and writing process.