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A Short Guide To Academic Writing

Author : Andrew Paul Johnson
ISBN : UCSC:32106016003151
Genre : Education
File Size : 40.81 MB
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A Short Guide to Academic Writing de-mystifies the process of writing and describes everything that is needed to write in an academic and professional style. Contained are instructions related to the writing process and what the product should look like. Written in a crisp, concise style, Andrew Johnson makes these ideas easily accessible to readers of all levels of writing experience. This text contains information that is appropriate for any undergraduate or graduate student who is learning to write academic papers or professional documents using APA (5th edition) style.
Category: Education

The Quick Fix Guide To Academic Writing

Author : Phillip C. Shon
ISBN : 9781526426901
Genre : Reference
File Size : 39.81 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Whether you’re writing a paper, essay, assignment, or dissertation, this short and punchy book helps you improve your writing skills through minimal effort. Providing you with a quick set of writing rules to follow, this tried and tested guide uses a unique and easy to follow grid-based system. Packed with advice on understanding (big and little) common errors made in academic writing, it helps you identify patterns in your own writing and demonstrates how to reshape or re-evaluate them - and raise your writing game in any academic context. How-to tutorials include: Synthesizing and critiquing literature – and using your coding sheet to develop critical arguments Shaping abstracts, introductions, discussions, and conclusions – to improve the logic and structure of your writing Applying lessons-learned to future projects, whatever format of academic writing. Save time and improve your grades, with this essential quick fix guide! SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
Category: Reference

A Short Guide To Writing About Film

Author : Timothy Corrigan
ISBN : 0321011104
Genre : Academic writing
File Size : 58.29 MB
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This practical guide addresses how to write effective and perceptive essays about film - a fundamental requirement of any course involving film history or criticism. It first explains why writing about cinema can be such an interesting activity, and then discusses the various stages in the writing process specific to film studies - taking notes on a movie, making an outline, finding and researching a topic, integrating technical details into an analysis and revising for sharper style. and lists bibliographical indexes and major film journals. Revised with an updated list of sources, this edition also features references to more recent films.
Category: Academic writing

Academic Writing Now A Brief Guide For Busy Students With Mla 2016 Update

Author : David Starkey
ISBN : 9781770486584
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 76.54 MB
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Academic Writing Now: A Brief Guide for Busy Students is a rhetoric designed to cover the basics of a college writing course in a concise, student-friendly format. Anything inessential to the business of college writing has been excluded. Each chapter concentrates on a crucial element of composing an academic essay and is capable of being read in a single sitting. The book is loaded with “timesaver tips,” ideas for making the most of the student’s time, along with occasional warnings to avoid common errors made by student writers. Each short chapter concludes with questions and suggestions designed to trigger class discussion.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Short Guide To Writing About History

Author : Richard Marius
ISBN : 0673523489
Genre : History
File Size : 40.64 MB
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A "must have" for students taking any history course that requires writing, "A Short Guide to Writing About History" stresses thinking and writing like a historian. Writing essays, resource papers, writing and researching history. Any one who writes about history.
Category: History

Academic Writing Real World Topics

Author : Michael Rectenwald
ISBN : 9781554812462
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 83.49 MB
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Academic Writing, Real World Topics fills a void in the writing-across-the-curriculum textbook market. It draws together articles and essays of actual academic prose as opposed to journalism; it arranges material topically as opposed to by discipline or academic division; and it approaches topics from multiple disciplinary and critical perspectives. With extensive introductions, rhetorical instruction, and suggested additional resources accompanying each chapter, Academic Writing, Real World Topics introduces students to the kinds of research and writing that they will be expected to undertake throughout their college careers and beyond. Readings are drawn from various disciplines across the major divisions of the university and focus on issues of real import to students today, including such topics as living in a digital culture, learning from games, learning in a digital age, living in a global culture, our post-human future, surviving economic crisis, and assessing armed global conflict. The book provides students with an introduction to the diversity, complexity and connectedness of writing in higher education today. Part I, a short Guide to Academic Writing, teaches rhetorical strategies and approaches to academic writing within and across the major divisions of the academy. For each writing strategy or essay element treated in the Guide, the authors provide examples from the reader, or from one of many resources included in each chapter’s Suggested Additional Resources. Part II, Real World Topics, also refers extensively to the Guide. Thus, the Guide shows student writers how to employ scholarly writing practices as demonstrated by the readings, while the readings invite students to engage with scholarly content.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines