Successful Academic Writing A Complete Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists Anneliese A. Singh and Lauren Lukkarila
258 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
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May 10, 2017
ISBN 9781462529391
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Using rich examples and engaging pedagogical tools, this book equips students to master the challenges of academic writing in graduate school and beyond. The authors delve into nitty-gritty aspects of structure, style, and language, and offer a window onto the thought processes and strategies that strong writers rely on. Essential topics include how to: identify the audience for a particular piece of writing; craft a voice appropriate for a discipline-specific community of practice; compose the sections of a qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods research article; select the right peer-reviewed journal for submitting an article; and navigate the publication process. Readers are also guided to build vital self-coaching skills in order to stay motivated and complete projects successfully.

Pedagogical Features:
  • Exercises (with answers) analyzing a variety of texts.
  • Annotated excerpts from peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Practice opportunities that help readers apply the ideas to their own writing projects.
  • Personal reflections and advice on common writing hurdles.
  • End-of-chapter Awareness and Action Reminders with clear steps to take.
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