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Published: 30 March 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199024964

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Making Sense in Education

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

Second Edition

Margot Northey, Kristen Ferguson, and Jon G. Bradley

  • The only resource of its kind. This essential how-to guide for education students and teacher candidates includes tips for academic writing (including essays), as well as professional writing for audiences unique to the teaching profession (parents, students, administrators, etc.).
  • Concise. This text features a concise overview of research and writing for students, for a reasonable price, that can be used as a resource for a student's entire academic and teaching career.
  • Unique coverage. In addition to a comprehensive introduction to academic writing, Making Sense in Education includes chapters on Giving an Oral Presentation; Active Listening, Group Work, and Co-operative Learning; Creating an Education Portfolio and Reflective Writing; and Curriculum Planning and Reporting Student Work. New coverage includes unit and lesson planning, active listening with parents, and how to create newsletters and e-portfolios.
  • New appendix of online resources for educators. The new appendix provides a list of websites, organized by topic, for further instruction, examples, and discussion of writing and listening topics specific to education.
  • Up-to-date APA guidelines. Making Sense in Education provides the most current guidelines for documentation in the education discipline, including coverage of APA style.

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