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

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Cengage Learning, 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.
 

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Contents

PARTA
5
5 Use the Possessive Forms of Pronouns Correctly
16
Comma
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
3 Write Without Prejudicial Reference to Ethnic or Racial Background
142
Title Page
147
Paper Printer and Type Faces
158
Reference List
160
12 Do Not Overuse 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

9 Say What It Is Instead of What It Is Not
61
13 Avoid Redundant Phrases
72
14 Avoid Wordiness
78
17 Keep Related Words Together
84
Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers
90
24 Do Not Overuse Quotations
96
29 Give References for All Direct Quotations
103
Precision in the Use of Scientific Terms
110
Use of Fresh Language
114
6 Baseline and Baserate
120
12 Incidence and Prevalence
126
INTRODUCTION TO SCIENTIFIC WRITING
135
34 Join Multiple Names With and or
190
40 Distinguish Between a Reference List and a Bibliography
196
Format Each Entry in the Reference List With a Hanging Indent of 5 Spaces
202
Magazines and Newspaper Articles
208
Proceedings Presentations and Reports
214
Electronic Sources in the Reference List
220
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
T O PROGRESS REPORTS
383
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M.N. (Giri) Hegde, PhD, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University-Fresno. He holds a master¿s degree in experimental psychology from the University of Mysore, India, a post master¿s diploma in Medical (Clinical) Psychology form Bangalore University, India, and a doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is a specialist in fluency disorders, language disorders, research methods, and treatment procedures in communicative disorders. Widely published, Dr. Hegde has received many prestigious honors.

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