Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 January 2010

512 Pages | 25 b/w photos & 45 illus.

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195170467

Bookseller Code (04)

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Writing in the Life Sciences

A Critical Thinking Approach

Laurence Greene

  • Develops critical thinking and problem solving skills as students work through the many steps of scientific communication (i.e., planning, drafting, revising)
  • Offers clear explanations of the rhetorical goals of scientific writing
  • Highlights important questions and checklists through the process on inside front and back covers for ease of reference
  • Uses a variety of practical real-life examples and figures, as well as innovative process maps that outline the writing process, to illustrate the concepts throughout
  • Provides explicit instruction in the process of self- and peer review
  • Includes two appendices: the first walks students through preparing and delivering both oral and poster presentations, and the second is a glossary of sentence grammar terms

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