A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-language Pathology

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 453 pages
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Teaching and learning to write in technical and professional language is an important part of speech-language pathology education. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology, 3e has a long-standing tradition as the only product that covers writing skills that are specific to the profession of speech-language pathology. This product includes guidelines of scientific and professional writing based on the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) and provides new rules of usage and their correct and incorrect exemplars. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology is divided into three parts covering basic writing skills that are the foundation of good writing, scientific writing in accordance with the fifth edition of APA, and writing assessment reports, treatment plan, progress reports, and professional correspondence. Benefits: Unique coursebook format allows users to not only read, but also practice writing skills in their coursebook Additional exemplars added to the text give users more opportunities to practice appropriate writing skills
  

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Contents

5 Use the Possessive Forms of Pronouns Correctly
16
9 Do Not Use a Serial Comma When You Write
22
Agreement
28
Modifiers
36
Nouns and Adjectives
42
2 Design Headings and Subheadings of Your Paper
48
5 Do Not Write OneSentence Paragraphs
54
13 Avoid Redundant Phrases
72
SELECTED MATTERS OF SCIENTIFIC STYLE
160
BAB Do Not Misuse the Hyphen
166
18 Use Latin Abbreviations Only in Parenthetical Constructions
172
25 Use Numerals for Numbers Below 10 in Specified Contexts
178
Reference Citations Within the Text
184
34 Join Multiple Names With and or
190
40 Distinguish Between a Reference List and a Bibliography
196
Books and Book Chapters
210

17 Keep Related Words Together
85
25 Do Not Include Islands of Quotations
98
35 Use Certain Terms Ending in 105 Correctly
112
Use of Fresh Language
114
14 Latter and Later
128
3 Write Without Prejudicial Reference to Ethnic or Racial Background
142
Title Page
147
63 Reference Correctly an Article From a Journal Available on the Internet
221
Writing the Different Sections of a Reearch Paper
230
INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL WRITING
236
C4 REPORTS WRITTEN AS LETTERS
321
I2 PROFESSIONAL LETTERS
423
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