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Writing for Psychology : 6th Edition - Robert O'Shea

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This bestselling text is an essential resource for any undergraduate psychology student. For many years it has helped guide students with writing reports and essays by teaching them how to think critically, to write clearly and simply, and to follow the conventions of the publication manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). A must-have manual for anyone that needs to learn how to write professional psychology reports and essays.

Features:

  • Updated to encompass the latest revisions of the 6th edition of the APA Manual, ensuring your students are writing to the most current style
  • Good examples of APA reports and essays, featuring concise and engaging annotations and explanations, that are set out in clear APA format , so your students can easily see how to do it themselves
  • A sample flawed report and flawed essay are included in the appendices. These identify errors and frequent points of difficulty, helping students to avoid common mistakes
  • Poor example/Better example boxes that lead students through the process of understanding superior writing. Students can quickly compare examples side by side and easily identify how to improve their writing skills
  • A whole chapter devoted to other forms of writing for psychology. Posters, for example, are an increasingly popular format for student research presentations
  • Clear, engaging language and explanations of how to and why to write to the APA style. This helps students to easily understand the relevance, value and use of good writing for success in their study and future careers
  • Spiral binding makes it easy to use the book while writing
  • Specific sections cover how to write up results and research as an important part of report-writing

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      1. Read This First! 2. Writing Reports 3. Writing Essays 4. Finding and Using Reference Material 5. Thinking Critically and Developing Ideas 6. Writing Correctly and With Style 7. Writing for Other Forms of Assessment 8. References App A Statistical Assumptions App B Common measurement abbreviations App C More Plurals App D Flawed Report App E Flawed Essay

      Table of Contents
      1. Read This First!
      2. Writing Reports
      3. Writing Essays
      4. Finding and Using Reference Material
      5. Thinking Critically and Developing Ideas
      6. Writing Correctly and With Style
      7. Writing for Other Forms of Assessment
      8. References

      App A Statistical Assumptions
      App B Common measurement abbreviations
      App C More Plurals
      App D Flawed Report
      App E Flawed Essay

      ISBN: 9780170214681
      ISBN-10: 0170214680
      Audience: Tertiary; University or College
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 216
      Published: 9th August 2012
      Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
      Country of Publication: AU
      Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 22.0  x 1.7
      Weight (kg): 0.54
      Edition Number: 6
      Edition Type: Revised