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Curious Researcher : A Guide to Writing Research Papers (Paperback) (Bruce Ballenger)
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For courses in Research Writing.
An engaging, direct writing style propels this inquiry-based guide to writing research papers
Featuring an engaging, direct writing style and inquiry-based approach, The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers, 9th Edition stresses that curiosity is the best reason for investigating ideas and information. An appealing alternative to traditional research texts, The Curious Researcher stands apart for its motivational tone, its conversational style, and its conviction that research writing can be full of rewarding discoveries. Offering a wide variety of examples from student and professional writers, the text encourages readers to find ways to bring fact-based writing to life. A unique chronological organization sets up achievable writing goals along with week-by-week guidance. Full explanations of the technical aspects of writing and how to document source-based papers help readers develop sound research and analysis skills. The 9th Edition has been revised with new features and sections, a new thematic table of contents, and up-to-date coverage of MLA style.
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