Journals Higher Education



26 April 2012

208 Pages | 6 Figures

6.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195445817

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Making Sense

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

Seventh Edition

Margot Northey and Joan McKibbin

  • Concise, comprehensive, and accessible.
  • A classroom staple for over 25 years.
  • Includes newly updated information covering technology-based research and evaluation, group presentations, and resume writing.
  • Fully up-to-date guidelines for documentation and referencing, including coverage of both MLA and APA styles.
  • Practical tips on eliminating grammar and punctuation errors, essay writing, book reports, lab reports, business reports, and oral presentations.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated and revised: Integrates the latest information on technology-based research and evaluation, as well as new material on group presentations, résumé writing, and bias-free language
  • Current documentation guidelines: Includes the latest guidelines for MLA, APA, CMS, and CSE style documentation and referencing, with increased emphasis on documenting electronic sources
  • Expanded coverage of presentations: Revised and expanded guidelines for preparing and delivering oral presentations, including group presentations, in order to help students develop the skills and confidence needed to present in front of a group

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