Index of Topics

Topic References
Analysis 22Brevity 1Clarity 10Cogency 3Colon 17Comma 17Completeness 4Concision 3Conventionality 2Hyphen 23Semicolon 8Synthesis 8

Analysis

Concluding Thoughts on Literature Reviews

…matics achievement and attitude: A meta-Analysis research. Educational Sciences:……tter back? A systematic review and meta-Analysis of butter consumption and risk ……, S., Bae,J., & Choi, M. (2016). A meta-Analysis of the effects of non-tradition……without application of trial sequential Analysis: an empirical review. BMJ Open,……ty standards in e-learning: A matrix of Analysis. The International Review Of Re…

Constructing an Annotated Bibliography with Zotero

…review process requires the management, Analysis, and synthesis of many complex …

Critical Thinking in the Classroom

…in a piece of writing and to provide an Analysis of it, showing the student how …

Evaluating Sources

Citation Analysis is the study of the impact and assumed quality of an article, ……ty standards in e-learning: A matrix of Analysis [https://edtechbooks.org/-nXj] …

How to Get Started

…of paper you want to write (Definition, Analysis, Narration, etc.) can also be a…

Introduction to Literature Reviews

Meta-Analysis…ethodology in terms of data collection, Analysis, and interpretation.A subset of a systematic review, a meta-Analysis takes findings from several stu……s are a very specific type of research, Analysis, and writing.  We will explore…Examples of a Meta-Analysis:…lated components. The project is a meta-Analysis of evaluation studies of early …

Small Stressors

two-part Analysisanti-illiteracy, meta-Analysis

Synthesizing Sources

…r synthesis must demonstrate a critical Analysis of the papers you collected as ……pic you identified during your critical Analysis of the paper, determine what th…

The Papers Trail

…nions, observations, research, and data Analysis and interpretation are as much …

What is a Literature Review?

…se a literature review is a summary and Analysis of the relevant publications on…

Brevity

The 5 C Guidelines

"Brevity is the soul of wit."

Clarity

Hoops and Barriers

Familiarity Aids Clarity

Small Stressors

Matters of Clarity and Efficiency…essor or graduate committee), logic and Clarity of organization (Chapter 2.2), t…Hyphenation is a tool for Clarity. Hyphenate for Clarity.

The 5 C Guidelines

Clarity…of good academic writing, which include Clarity, Cogency, Conventionality, Compl…

The Fine Art of Sentencing

Punctuating to Promote ClarityFor Clarity, Efficiency, and Reader Accessibility, Put the Most Important Senten…… element that needs special emphasis or Clarity.

Cogency

The 5 C Guidelines

Cogency…cademic writing, which include Clarity, Cogency, Conventionality, Completeness, …… might reveal the irrationality or poor Cogency of your argument. At such times,…

Colon

Hoops and Barriers

…h just the R capitalized) followed by a Colon. The running head itself is in all…

Hurdles

…mbine the formats and use commas or semiColons after capitalized fragments……alization and followed by commas or semiColons (as appropriate), with a period a…

Small Stressors

…rst word and the first word following a Colon or dash.Statements following ColonsThe first word following a Colon if the following statement is a complete senten…

The Fine Art of Sentencing

A SemiColon is a Stop SignThe Colon is a Green Light… common uses and misuses of commas, semiColons, Colons, and dashes will be discu…A semiColon is the stop sign of punctuation: It signals a brief but complete sto…Use 3: You may use a dash in place of a Colon if the elements are short or the t…Use a Colon to connect explanatory information to a completed sentence core.The Colon is punctuation’s green light. It signals an important intersection, ……conditions are necessary in order for a Colon to be correct.Use 2: Use semiColon to separate items in a complex series. A complex series is …Misuse: Never use a semiColon between dependent and independent elements.Use 1: Use a semiColon between independent statements (clauses) when there is no…

Comma

Hurdles

Do not combine the formats and use Commas or semicolons after capitalized fragme…… without capitalization and followed by Commas or semicolons (as appropriate), w…

The Fine Art of Sentencing

…. This signals a brief complete stop. A Comma combined with a coordinating conju……es is one that contains items that have Commas within them. A stop signal is nee…Use 3: Use Commas between items in a simple series of three or more. Ah, a rule …The Comma is a Blinking Yellow LightA Comma Plus a Coordinating Conjunction Changes the Blinking Yellow Light to a B……ce elements, common uses and misuses of Commas, semicolons, colons, and dashes w……Yes, the semicolon is equivalent to the Comma plus coordinating conjunction, jus…Misuse 1: Do not use a Comma when it would separate core elements (subject and v…The Comma plus coordinating conjunction is used to join independent statements (…Use 1: Use a Comma to set off an introductory element. This usage relates to the…As a blinking yellow light, a Comma indicates a minor intersection of ideas. It …Use 2: Use Comma(s) to set off nonrestrictive elements. This rule simply puts te……have had a high school textbook with 30 Comma rules. No wonder you decided to ju…Misuse 2: Do not use a Comma between items in a series of two. The pair of items…

The Papers Trail

…Author (SUrnames, Initials, and Lots of Commas and Periods)

Completeness

The 5 C Guidelines

…lude Clarity, Cogency, Conventionality, Completeness, and Concision. I will now ……icle will normally value concision over Completeness, due to publishing word lim…Completeness…ve empirical paper will need to provide Completeness in its descriptions to allo…

Concision

The 5 C Guidelines

Concision…ncy, Conventionality, Completeness, and Concision. I will now explain each of th……, a journal article will normally value Concision over completeness, due to publ…

Conventionality

The 5 C Guidelines

Conventionality…riting, which include Clarity, Cogency, Conventionality, Completeness, and Conci…

Hyphen

Small Stressors

Some words are established as Hyphenated regardless of usage or placement.Hyphenate both.…on doesn’t “look right” without a Hyphen, check your dictionary…-of-line division, the main use for the Hyphen is to link up things that need to…Hyphenate when it precedes the term modified.Hyphenate the less common of the words.Hyphenate when adding a prefix.Hyphenation is a tool for clarity. Hyphenate when adding a prefix.Hyphenate words beginning with these prefixes.Hyphenate for clarity.Hyphenate if confusion is possible. (Pre and re rarely Hyphenate.)…Hyphenate if the unit comes before the noun. Do not Hyphenate if it comes after.…If function is separate, do not Hyphenate.Do not Hyphenate.Do not Hyphenate these compounds—they won’t be confused.Hyphen: The Modest JoinerCommon Uses and Misuses of Hyphens…ds is quite obvious, you do not need to Hyphenate, even though the compound may …Do not Hyphenate.HyphenateDo not space before or after a Hyphen. Do not Hyphenate

Semicolon

Hurdles

…t combine the formats and use commas or Semicolons after capitalized fragments……apitalization and followed by commas or Semicolons (as appropriate), with a peri…

The Fine Art of Sentencing

A Semicolon is a Stop Sign…nts, common uses and misuses of commas, Semicolons, colons, and dashes will be d…A Semicolon is the stop sign of punctuation: It signals a brief but complete sto…Use 2: Use Semicolon to separate items in a complex series. A complex series is …Misuse: Never use a Semicolon between dependent and independent elements.Use 1: Use a Semicolon between independent statements (clauses) when there is no…

Synthesis

Constructing an Annotated Bibliography with Zotero

… requires the management, analysis, and Synthesis of many complex resources, suc…

Crafts and Puzzles

…o want to reveal the depth of their own Synthesis of ideas.

Documenting Sources

…ter 3. We will discuss organization and Synthesis in more detail in Chapter 7.…

Introduction to Literature Reviews

…n an extensive critical examination and Synthesis of the relevant literature on …

Synthesizing Sources

…rnate way to organize your articles for Synthesis it to create an outline. After…Your Synthesis must demonstrate a critical analysis of the papers you collected …Begin the Synthesis process by creating a grid, table, or an outline where you w……a whole is the dictionary definition of Synthesis.  It is a way to make connect…