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- ISBN: 9780073405940 | 0073405949
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/24/2012
Research Matters.Make it yourown. Research Mattersunites research, reasoning, documentation, and composing into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a network of responsibilitieswriters have . . . . . .to other writers. Research Mattersclarifies the responsibility writers have to one another - to treat information fairly and accurately and to craft writing that is fresh and original - their own! . . .to the audience. Research Mattersstresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. . . .to the topic. Research Mattersemphasizes the writer's responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. . . .to themselves. Research Mattersencourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing and research as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. By framing writing in the context of responsibility, Research Mattersaddresses composition students as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.