WRITING AT UNIVERSITY A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

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Writing At University A Guide For Students

Author : Creme, Phyllis
ISBN : 9780335221165
Genre : Education
File Size : 49.86 MB
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This text presents strategies and approaches to allow the reader to gain more control over his or her academic writing in a higher education environment. This edition includes more detailed consideration of plagiarism and careful use of source material.
Category: Education

Writing At University

Author : Phyllis Creme
ISBN : 0335213251
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 32.26 MB
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This text presents strategies and approaches to allow the reader to gain more control over his or her academic writing in a higher education environment. This second edition has been completely updated with coverage of report writing, learning journals, electronic writing and using the Internet.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing At University

Author : Phyllis Creme
ISBN : 033519642X
Genre : Academic writing
File Size : 49.49 MB
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Category: Academic writing

Academic Writing

Author : Stephen Bailey
ISBN : 0748768386
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 61.67 MB
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This textbook is designed for non-native speaking students who are taking college courses at English-speaking universities. Covering four general areas, the book takes a refreshing approach to Academic Writing. Set within a clear structure and using easily understandable language, the material is divided into short, manageable sections covering reading, note-taking, summarizing and writing skills.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Essay Writing

Author : MunLing Shields
ISBN : 1446242617
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 46.3 MB
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Essay Writing is a student guide with a mission: to enable students to write better essays and get the grades they deserve by demystifying the essay-writing process. MunLing Shields places essay writing within the larger university experience for students. In a clear and easy to understand way the author guides the reader through the process of writing successful university essays by looking at essay writing in the context of academic communication, academic culture and different learning styles and approaches. This book: Helps students study more independently and learn more meaningfully to write better essays Offers invaluable insights into the way tutors see essays Explains why essays are set, and how to understand the rationale behind them Demonstrates how best to approach answering the question. This highly accessible book offers practical, in-depth guidance on each of the stages of the essay writing process - planning, drafting and editing - and relates them to the important sub-skills of information-gathering, reading academic texts, how to get the most out of lectures, referencing and citations, and fluency and appropriateness of style and language. 'An excellent guide for students new to writing essays at university' - David Ellicott, Senior Lecturer in Youth Justice and Youth Studies, Nottingham Trent University 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 website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Category: Social Science

Academic Writing And Dyslexia

Author : Adrian J. Wallbank
ISBN : 9781351966887
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.15 MB
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This book presents a unique visual approach to academic writing and composition specifically tailored to the needs of dyslexic students in higher education. Readers will learn to successfully structure and articulate their ideas, get to grips with critical reading, thinking and writing, and fulfil their full academic potential. The ‘writing process’ is demystified and techniques for writing compelling, insightful and mark generating essays are conveyed via innovative and meaningful representations, templates, images, icons and prompts, specifically designed to meet the visual and ‘big picture’ strengths of dyslexic learners. A companion website offers supplementary exercises, examples, videos and a full range of downloadable templates and bookmarks. Written by a dyslexic for dyslexics, Academic Writing and Dyslexia is underpinned by extensive research. As a dyslexic student you will learn to present your thoughts with confidence, critically evaluate competing arguments and gain top marks. The book will help you bridge the gap between your existing coping strategies and the increased demands and rigours of academic writing at university. It will be an invaluable resource for dyslexic students, academics, dyslexia specialists, learning developers and writing tutors throughout the higher education sector.
Category: Education

Grammar Troublespots

Author : Ann Raimes
ISBN : 0521532868
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 45.13 MB
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A new edition of Grammar Troublespots providing an excellent aid for student writers at the high-intermediate level and above. The Student's Book helps them identify and correct the errors that they are likely to make as they write. The emphasis in this new edition is on errors made in writing formal academic discourse. The book has 21 units. Each one examines an area of grammar, such as verb tense choice, article usage, and modals, and then pinpoints the most troublesome grammar points within that area. Each unit provides a straightforward description of the grammar point, supported by clear examples, grammar charts, and tables. The two-color new edition is easy to use, with exercises such as error identification, error correction, and sentence construction tasks, consistently following each grammar point. Each unit ends with a writing assignment and a flowchart to help students diagnose their writing problems and edit their writing.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Good Writing Guide For Education Students

Author : Dominic Wyse
ISBN : 9781446281109
Genre : Reference
File Size : 49.98 MB
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This accessible guide to writing academically is based on the author's many years of experience helping students to improve their writing and get better marks in assignments. The advice works because it uses real examples of students' work to explain what tutors look for, and shows you how to get there. New to this Third Edition: - increased coverage of plagiarism (and how to avoid it) - how to show critical reflection and judgement - turning useful notes from lectures and readings into powerful written arguments - updated material on citations and references - new examples of students' work - developing an academic 'voice'. The book is packed with practical advice on how to read widely, search for reading materials, structure your writing and use language effectively. With plenty of dos and don'ts, this is a perfect guide for students studying at all levels. Dominic Wyse is Professor of Early Years and Primary Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. 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 website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Category: Reference

Writing For University

Author : Jeanne Godfrey
ISBN : 9781137531889
Genre :
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This concise, handy guide demystifies academic writing, providing students with real insight into writing well at university. Direct and practical advice allows students to gain the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study. Well-presented, featuring lively illustrations.
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Writing With Sources 2nd Edition

Author : Gordon Harvey
ISBN : 160384483X
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This book is an introduction to the conventions of writing with sources at the college level. Some readers will have been trained in writing with sources before coming to college; others will have had little or no training. Writing With Sources is addressed to both groups. Without a grasp of this information you risk taking valuable time away from the students creative process of writing and in certain circumstances could face disciplinary action. Even if you believe you already understand when and how to cite sources, you should compare your understanding with the instructions in this book.
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