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The Little Penguin Handbook :  2nd edition, 2012 - Faigley

The Little Penguin Handbook

2nd edition, 2012

By: Faigley

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The Little Penguin Handbook: Australasian Edition offers student-friendly features and includes coverage of the most current MLA, APA, CMS and Harvard citation, documentation, and style guidelines.

Lyn Gannon from School of Education, Southern Cross University, has reviewed and further adapted the book specifically for the Australasian context.

With more visuals and sample documents than other essential handbooks, this handy full-colour reference gives students just what they need to know about the writing and research processes, while providing coverage of documentation and grammar.

The 2nd edition has been improved with some additional content and tabbed sections to allow students improved navigation and ease of use.

Brief Contents
Detailed Contents

1 Composing  
  1 Think as a Writer
  2 Read and View with a Critical Eye
  3 Plan and Draft
  4 Revise, Edit, and Proofread
  5 Write Arguments
  6 Write in Academic Genres
  7 Write for Online Courses

2 Planning Research and Finding Sources 
  8 Plan Your Research
  9 Find Sources
  10 Evaluate Sources
  11 Plan Field Research

3 Incorporating and Documenting Sources  
  12 Understand and Avoid Plagiarism
  13 Use Sources Effectively
  14 MLA Documentation
  15 APA Documentation
  16 CMS Documentation
  17 Harvard Documentation

4 Effective Style and Language 
  18 Write with Power
  19 Write Concisely
  20 Write with Emphasis
  21 Find the Right Words

5 Understanding Grammar  
  22 Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices
  23 Subject-Verb Agreement
  24 Verbs
  25 Pronouns
  26 Shifts
  27 Modifiers
  28 Grammar for Multilingual Writers

6 Understanding Punctuation and Mechanics  
  29 Commas
  30 Semicolons and Colons
  31 Dashes and Parentheses
  32 Apostrophes
  33 Quotation Marks
  34 Other Punctuation Marks
  35 Capitalisation, Italics, Abbreviations, Numbers

7 Tips for Success 
  36 Oral presentations
  37 Feedback
  38 Job Presentation Skills  

Glossary of Grammatical Terms and Usage
Revision Guide
Common Errors Guide

ISBN: 9781442565258
ISBN-10: 9781442565258
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Spiral Ringed Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 21st November 2012
Edition Number: 2