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Unformatted text preview: Writing Types & Tools Page 1 Kaplan University Return to Table of Contents Kaplan University Writing a Thesis Statement .................................................. 2 Writing an Outline ..............................................................2 Using Facts, Examples and Definitions ................................7 Using Statistics ..................................................................10 Writing Modes in Brief ......................................................12 Comparing and Contrasting ..............................................13 Explaining a Process .........................................................16 Writing an Informative Essay ............................................17 Writing a Critical Essay ....................................................26 Writing a Persuasive Essay ................................................32 Writing a Research Paper ..................................................33 Creative Writing ...............................................................35 Working with MS Word: Tech Tips for KU Students ........... 36 Samples of Formal Writing ................................................50 Academic Writing ..........................................................50 Resume and Cover Letter ...............................................50 Proposals ......................................................................57 Emails ..........................................................................58 The Business Letter ........................................................60 Memo ...........................................................................62 Samples of Informal Writing .............................................63 Discussion (Message) Board ............................................63 DB Acronyms ................................................................67 Instant Messaging ..........................................................69 Seminar Sessions ...........................................................70 Student Guide to Writing Types & Tools Table of Contents Kaplan University Technology Requirements p36 How to Save a File in Microsoft Word p37 How to Copy and Paste in Microsoft Word p40 How to Format Margins in Microsoft Word p42 How to Format Double Spacing in Microsoft Word p42 How to Format a Hanging Indents in Microsoft Word p43 How to Read Comments in Microsoft Word p44 How to Send an Attachment via Kaplan Internal Mail p45 Setting up a Header in Microsoft Word p47 Setting up Page Numbers in Microsoft Word p48 Saving a File in Rich Text Format (.rtf) p49 Writing Types & Tools Page 2 Kaplan University Return to Table of Contents A thesis is a statement of one or two sentences that explains a papers argument, focus, or purpose. It is usually found in the papers introduction. The best way to write a strong thesis is to follow the process described below. While it may on the surface seem more time-consuming, the amount of time it will save you...
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This note was uploaded on 01/01/2012 for the course WRITING BU 481 taught by Professor Theodorealex during the Winter '11 term at Kaplan University.

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