What Every Student Should Know About Writing Across the Curriculum



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What Every Student Should Know About Writing Across the Curriculum offers students useful advice and a plethora of sample papers to serve as models for the most common writing assignments they will receive across the disciplines in their college courses-summaries, lab reports, policy/position papers, analyses, letters and memos, and more. This user-friendly guide also includes practical tips and samples to help students incorporate visuals into their academic papers and effectively design their documents. Includes 2009 MLA and APA updates!

Table of Contents

Preface 

 

Introduction: Writing for College

 

Chapter 1: Summaries

  • Sample Student Essay for Philosophy, Using MLA Documentation Style

 

Chapter 2: Position Papers

  • Sample Student Paper for Sociology, Using APA Documentation Style

 

Chapter 3: Reports

  • Sample Student Essay for Biology, Using CSE Documentation Style

 

Chapter 4: Analyses

  • Sample Student Analysis of a Work of Literature, Using MLA Documentation Style

 

Chapter 5: Literature Reviews

  • Sample Student Literature Review for Communication, Using APA Documentation Style

 

Chapter 6: Annotated Bibliographies

  • Sample Student Bibliography for Education, Using APA Documentation Style

 

Chapter 7: Research papers

  • Sample Student Research Paper for Statistics, Using CMS Documentation Style
  • Sample Student Research Paper for Theater, Using MLA Documentation Style
  • Sample Student Research Paper for Political Science, Using APA Documentation Style

 

Chapter 8: Proposals

  • Sample Student Grant Proposal for Biology, Using CSE Documentation Style

 

Chapter 9: Letters/Memos

  • Sample Student Memo to Business Class
  • Sample Student Letter to Potential Employer

 

Appendix A: Using Visuals

  • Sample Student Table and Chart

 

Appendix B: Using Design Principles Effectively

  • Sample Student Memo Using First- and Second-Level Headings

           

Appendix C:  Writing Checklist

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Pearson presents the WESSKA series (What Every Student Should Know About…) - a new collection of guidebooks targeting specific topics that are important across the college curriculum. WESSKA guidebooks are designed to provide students with key tools for success, while saving professors from constantly supplementing their lessons. All books in the WESSKA series are available to purchase separately, OR they may be packaged with any main text from Pearson at a discount price. Consult your local Pearson representative for details.