Making Sense in Education: A Students Guide to Research and Writing

Paperback | October 2, 2012

byMargot Northey, Jon G. Bradley

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Making Sense in Education is an indispensable guide for students preparing to become teachers. This unique volume offers up-to-date, detailed information on proper grammar, punctuation, and documentation, while also addressing education-specific topics such as writing report cards, compilingeducational portfolios, communicating with parents, and more.

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Making Sense in Education is an indispensable guide for students preparing to become teachers. This unique volume offers up-to-date, detailed information on proper grammar, punctuation, and documentation, while also addressing education-specific topics such as writing report cards, compilingeducational portfolios, communicating with pa...

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Jon G. Bradley is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at McGill University and coordinator for the McGill Centre for the Study and Teaching of Writing.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:October 2, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195443721

ISBN - 13:9780195443721

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Table of Contents

1. Writing in Education2. Writing the Essay and Professional Expression3. Professional Summary and Academic Critique4. Writing Book Reviews and Other Kinds of Reports5. Using Illustrations in Professional Settings6. Documenting Sources7. Writing with Style8. Education Portfolios and Narrative Writing9. Report Cards and Evaluations10. Writing Resumes, CVs, and Applications11. Oral Presentations12. Active Listening13. Letters, Handwriting, and Electronic Communication14. Common Errors in Grammar, Spelling, and Usage15. Punctuation and Style Enhancements16. Misused Words and PhrasesAppendix: Educational Conundrums and Research Topics

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"I wish that I had access to such a document when I was starting out at university! This support document is very user-friendly and simple without implying that the student does not have university level skills." -- Olive Ridler, Nipissing University