Higher Education

A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing, 4th Edition

  • M.N. Hegde California State University, Fresno
  • ISBN-10: 1435469550  |  ISBN-13: 9781435469556
  • 480 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2003, 1998, 1994
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00
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About

Overview

Whether you are a clinician, or an instructor, the Coursebook is a unique tool that will help you master the technical and professional language necessary to succeed in a career in speech-language pathology. Learn and practice basic writing skills, scientific writing skills, and professional writing all in one, easy to use, interactive resource.

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Features and Benefits

  • Based on the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, the Coursebook offers additional expository tailored to the field of speech-language pathology.
  • Practice exercises correlate to every topic, allowing you to instantly apply new skills learned directly in the Coursebook- all without flipping the page!

Table of Contents

Contents.
Part A Foundations Of Scientific And Professional Writing.
A.1. Basic Rules Of Usage.
A.2. Basic Rules Of Composition.
A.3. Commonly Misused Words And Phrases.
Part B Scientific Writing.
B.1. Introduction To Scientific Writing.
B.2. Writing Without Bias.
B.3. Format Of Scientific Writing.
B.4. Selected Matters Of Scientific Style.
B.5. Writing Sections Of Research Papers And Proposals …...225.
B.6. Electronic Manuscript Preparation, Editing, And Proofreading.
Part C Professional Writing: Introduction To Professional Writing.
C.1. Formats Of Diagnostic Reports.
C.2. Sample Diagnostic Reports.
C.3. Practice In Diagnostic Report Writing.
C.4. Diagnostic Reports Written As Letters.
C.5. Practice In Writing Diagnostic Reports As Letters.
C.6. Comprehensive Treatment Plans.
C.7. Brief Treatment Plans.
C.8. Individualized Educational Programs.
C.9. Practice In Writing Treatment Plans.
C.10. Progress Reports.
C.11. Practice In Writing Progress Reports.
C.12. Professional Letters.
C.13. Practice In Writing Professional Letters.
Appendix A.
Selected References.
Appendix B.
Glossary.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Hegde's PocketGuide to Communication Disorders  (ISBN-10: 1418052108 | ISBN-13: 9781418052102)

We are proud to offer a brand new companion pocket guide to accompany the respected PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology and PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology. This new PocketGuide to Communication Disorders summarizes available research and clinical information on disorders of communication, epidemiology and ethnocultural factors, symptomology, onset and development, etiological factors, and main theoretical concepts. Together with its companion pocket guides, a specialized dictionary of terms, clinical resource book, and textbook of assessment are combined in easy-to-access quick reference books. Clinicians and students agree that these are the most valuable resources you can include in your professional library.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50

Student Supplements

Hegde's PocketGuide to Communication Disorders  (ISBN-10: 1418052108 | ISBN-13: 9781418052102)

We are proud to offer a brand new companion pocket guide to accompany the respected PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology and PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology. This new PocketGuide to Communication Disorders summarizes available research and clinical information on disorders of communication, epidemiology and ethnocultural factors, symptomology, onset and development, etiological factors, and main theoretical concepts. Together with its companion pocket guides, a specialized dictionary of terms, clinical resource book, and textbook of assessment are combined in easy-to-access quick reference books. Clinicians and students agree that these are the most valuable resources you can include in your professional library.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

M.N. Hegde

M.N. (Giri) Hegde, PhD, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University-Fresno. He holds a master¿s degree in experimental psychology from the University of Mysore, India, a post master¿s diploma in Medical (Clinical) Psychology form Bangalore University, India, and a doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is a specialist in fluency disorders, language disorders, research methods, and treatment procedures in communicative disorders. Widely published, Dr. Hegde has received many prestigious honors.