Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 23, 2011 - Psychology - 288 pages
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This book helps students, writers and speakers at all levels refine their communication skills by guiding them at every stage of the process.

  • Focuses on principles of good writing and writing in APA style
  • Offers tips on internet publishing, poster presentations, and making presentations to Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)
  • Highlights methods for selecting a research topic, organizing papers and communicating statistics in an accessible way
 

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Contents

Preface
Giving Oral Presentations
Formulating Your Ideas
Assessing Your Sources
The Method Section
The Results
The Discussion Section
Citations in the Text and
The Abstract and Formatting
Creating Poster Presentations
Presenting Your Work on the Internet
Submitting Your Plan to an Ethics Committee
Appendix
Appendix
Copyright

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Bernard C. Beins is Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Ithaca College. He has written extensively and throughout his career has been active in the scholarship of teaching. His publications include Research Methods: A Tool for Life (2004).

Agatha M. Beins has earned a Master's Degree in Women's Studies from the University of Arizona and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. She is currently a doctoral student in Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.

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