A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology
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|Format:||Paperback, 224 pages, 3rd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 15 July 2009|
This book provides practical advice to students who are learning to write according to the conventions in biology. Using the standards of journal publication as a model, the author provides, in a user-friendly format, specific instructions on: using biology databases to locate references; developing sound reading strategies; paraphrasing for improved comprehension; writing for a particular audience with the appropriate tone; preparing lab reports or scientific papers, posters, and oral presentations with accepted format and content; self-evaluating drafts; using peer and instructor feedback for professional development; and preparing oral presentations in PowerPoint.
Table of Contents
The Scientific Method Developing a Literature Search Strategy Reading and Writing Scientific Papers Step-by-step Instructions for Preparing a Laboratory Report or Scientific Paper Revision A 'Good' Sample Student Laboratory Report Poster Presentations Oral Presentations Appendix I: Word Processing in Microsoft Word 2007 Appendix II: Making Graphs in Microsoft Excel 2007 Appendix III: Preparing Oral Presentations with Microsoft Powerpoint 2007
About the Author
KARIN KNISELY, Bucknell University, USA.
|Publisher: ||W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.52 kg)|