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Rebuilding Research Writing : Strategies for Sparking Informational Inquiry

Author: Nanci Werner-Burke; Karin Knaus; Amy Helt DeCamp
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Eye on education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Our students must become skilled at finding answers and using information to succeed in college, careers, and daily life. Using inquiry, writing, and technology to infuse passion into the classroom research paper motivates students and results in deeper learning. In this practical, research-based book, authors Werner-Burke, Knaus, and DeCamp encourage you to toss the old index cards and jump-start the classroom  Read more...
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Werner-Burke, Nanci.
Rebuilding Research Writing.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nanci Werner-Burke; Karin Knaus; Amy Helt DeCamp
ISBN: 9781317821120 1317821122
OCLC Number: 871224391
Description: 1 online resource (145 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Meet the Authors; Introduction-Kindred Spirits; 1 All That Rises-Convergence Drives Change; 2 Lighting the Fire-Topic Selection with Passion and Curiosity; 3 Search and Seize-Getting to the Good Sources; 4 The Death of the Note Card?-The Thoroughly Modern Research Paper; 5 Speak to the Living-Real Sources, Real Audiences; 6 Are You Being Served?-What Tech Tools to Use and Why You Should Bother; 7 (D)RAFT into Unconventional Waters-Deepening Topic Perspectives. 8 Metaphors Be with You!-Organizing Connections and Building Frameworks for Comparison9 The Nitty-Gritty-Cite, Write, Review; 10 Beyond the Paper-Impacting Wider Audiences; Appendix A-Sample Research Project Requirements and Timeline; Appendix B-Sample Research Paper Rubric; Appendix C-RAFT Rubric; Appendix D-RAFT Handout; References.
Series Title: Eye on education.
Responsibility: Nanci Werner-Burke, Karin Knaus, Amy Helt DeCamp.

Abstract:

Our students must become skilled at finding answers and using information to succeed in college, careers, and daily life. Using inquiry, writing, and technology to infuse passion into the classroom research paper motivates students and results in deeper learning. In this practical, research-based book, authors Werner-Burke, Knaus, and DeCamp encourage you to toss the old index cards and jump-start the classroom research paper so that it is more meaningful, manageable, and effective. Explore innovative ways to help students find engaging topics, collect and evaluate information, and write, r.
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"The dreaded research report has been remodeled! Finally, a pathway for helping students hone their research skills and produce cogent essays grounded in evidence. Just what I was looking for as part Read more...

 
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