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A Short Guide to Writing about Biology

A Short Guide to Writing about Biology
Author: Jan A. Pechenik
ISBN 13: 9780205667277
ISBN 10: 205667279
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-07-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $53.33

Providing the reader with the tools need ed to be successful writers in college and their profession, A Short Guide to Writing about Biology emphasizes writing as a way of examining, evaluating, and sharing ideas. The text teaches how to read critically, study, evaluate and report data, and how to communicate information clearly and logically.

Also given detailed advice on locating useful sources, interpreting the results of statistical tests, maintaining effective laboratory and field notebooks, writing effective research proposals and poster presentations, writing effective applications, and communicating information to both professional and general audiences.