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Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing : religious studies / Margot Northey, Bradford A. Anderson, Joel N. Lohr.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at John P. Webster Library - West Hartford.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
John P. Webster Library - West Hartford BL 41 .N67 2018 (Text to phone) 30401147764413 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
"First edition published in 2015"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 259-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A note to the student -- A note to the instructor -- Making the most of your time in higher education -- Getting to know religious studies -- Writing and thinking -- Finding and using academic resources -- Writing essays -- Writing book reviews and book reports -- Writing short assignments: chapter summaries and article reviews -- Reading religious texts and writing interpretive essays -- Learning languages -- Writing comparative essays -- Writing with style -- Tests and examinations -- Giving an oral presentation -- Receiving feedback and reflecting on your studies -- Documenting your sources -- Common errors in grammar and usage -- Punctuation -- Misused words and phrases -- Afterword -- Appendix I: Sample book review (1,000-word assignment) -- Appendix II: Sample chapter summary and evaluation (500-word assignment).
Summary, etc.:
"An indispensable guide for students in any area of religious studies, the third edition of Making Sense in Religious Studies offers up-to-date, detailed information on: writing essays, book reports, and book reviews; writing chapter summaries and article reviews; reading religious texts; learning languages; conducting research and evaluating academic sources; using electronic journal databases and online library resources; taking advantage of new technologies to enhance learning and research; using student writing centres; documenting sources with the latest CMS, MLA, and APA guidelines; avoiding plagiarism; eliminating problems with grammar, punctuation, and usage; delivering oral presentations and using graphic presentation software; studying for tests and exams; understanding the diverse subjects, methods, and approaches that shape religious studies."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Religion > Study and teaching (Higher)
Religion > Research.
Report writing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Religious literature > Authorship.
English language > Rhetoric.

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