Bibliography and Citation Guides
The most accurate and complete instructions on MLA style for high school and undergraduate students. The publisher of this book donated a digital copy to Bookshare.org.
A complete, up-to-date guide for writing scholarly texts, documenting research sources, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication.
The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias.
In the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community.
General Academic Skills
How to become a better reader and writer, using 32 reading selections of exceptional quality, along with activities to help you think and write about the selections.
This easy-to-use workbook not only teaches you how to avoid misspellings like the ones above, but sharpens your skills so you can recognize spelling errors right away.
A guide on how to read at the college level.
Were you ever taught how to study? Instructors often assume that students beyond grade school know and use good study techniques. You may know some people who seem to be able to do more in less time and get good grades besides. How do they do it? In this unit you will learn some simple techniques that good students consider most important when studying. Now you can discover some of their secrets.
An amusing and informative book about proper punctuation use; includes interesting historical facts re the origins of punctuation marks.
How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated.
How to Study has gained immense popularity among students of all ages for one simple reason: It works. Now updated and expanded for the information age, this "A-plus" read includes how to create a work environment, excel in class, use the library, do research online, and much more.
Describes the steps in writing a term paper, including choosing a topic, doing research, writing an outline, taking notes, doing a rough draft, and editing the final paper.
We all know that many students entering college today do not have the reading skills needed to do effective work in their courses. A related problem, apparent even in class discussions, is that students often lack the skills required to think in a clear and logical way. The purpose of Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills is to develop effective reading and clear thinking.
The book can serve as a comprehensive introduction to nine genres of writing. It prepares the students for the kinds of writing specific to academic discourse It has examples for specific kind of writing which helps you to write your own essays.
This author provides practical advice on how to write up research results gleaned from qualitative studies.
Information for Students with Disabilities
College Students with Learning Disabilities: A Handbook for Students with LD, Admissions Officers, Faculty/Staff, Administrators (7th edition)by Vogel, Susan A.
This handbook defines common problems which may hinder an LD student's admission into college.
Expanded and freshly updated, Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADD is a great resource for students searching for a college that will provide them with the programs they need.
The authors present results gleaned from eight higher education institutions in Great Britain which demonstrate the level of participation by disabled students.
Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolutionby Cole, David and Mooney, Jonathan
Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn differently -- but, unlike your classmates, you have no system in place that consistently supports your ability and desire to learn. Simply put, you are considered lazy and stupid. You are expected to fail. Learning Outside the Lines is written by two such "academic failures" -- that is, two academic failures who graduated from Brown University at the top of their class.
This study sought to determine the types of barriers students who are blind face in their psychology graduate programs.
Ten tests to be taken in preparation for the LSAT.
Veteran higher-education consultant Donald Asher demystifies the graduate school application process and offers a detailed action plan that has proved successful for some of the most competitive programs in the country.
The challenging practice and proven strategies you need to get a perfect score on the LSAT.
The most comprehensive resource for students who want to earn top GRE scores. Includes 6 full-length practice tests, access to 3 additional full-length practice tests on CD, thorough reviews of every section on the exam, and expert tips and strategies from a test prep pro.
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