Brilliant Writing Tips for Students

Author: Julia Copus

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013990

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 3835

With tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students' most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing; suggested re-writes; and appropriate self-help exercises.
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Brilliant Writing Tips for Students

Author: Julia Copus

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 8824

With tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students' most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing; suggested re-writes; and appropriate self-help exercises.
Posted in Education

Getting Critical

Author: Kate Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1137402520

Category: Critical thinking

Page: N.A

View: 4293

Posted in Critical thinking

Writing for University

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137531886

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 1848

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.
Posted in Education

Reflective Writing

Author: Kate Williams,Mary Woolliams,Jane Spiro

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230377246

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 1017

Reflective Writing provides concise and practical guidance on how students can improve their MA26 writing through self-reflective thinking, reading and writing. Covering a range of frameworks and strategies, it includes advice on applying reflective practices to personal and CV development.
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Planning Your Essay

Author: Janet Godwin

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137402490

Category: Study Aids

Page: 144

View: 358

This handy guide takes students through the complete process from what to do before they begin, to using feedback constructively for their next essay. Clearly and well-presented, it includes lively illustrations and now a new chapter on being critical in your essays.
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Studying with Dyslexia

Author: Janet Godwin

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230390579

Category: Self-Help

Page: 152

View: 5340

As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively. Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide: • suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it • covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams • provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student
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Doing Research

Author: Gary Thomas

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137605928

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 3838

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Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism

Author: Kate Williams,Mary Davis

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137530723

Category: Education

Page: 158

View: 2615

This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.
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Reading and Making Notes

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137402601

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 9450

Reading and making notes at university is different from studying at school and MA26. Common questions students have include: - what exactly do my tutors expect from me? - how do I decide what to read from a long reading list? - how can I make sure my notes will really help me produce excellent work? This practical pocket guide takes you through all stages of reading and note making, from different reading purposes to making the most effective use of your notes. Features include: - real university marking criteria, assignments, reading lists and texts - examples of common pitfalls to avoid when using notes in an assignment - new to this edition – an expanded 'Making Notes' section with even more text extracts and examples
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How to Write Short

Word Craft for Fast Times

Author: Roy Peter Clark

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 031620434X

Category: Reference

Page: 272

View: 3113

America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing. In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always existed-from ship logs and telegrams to prayers and haikus. But in this ever-changing Internet age, short-form writing has become an essential skill. Clark covers how to write effective and powerful titles, headlines, essays, sales pitches, Tweets, letters, and even self-descriptions for online dating services. With examples from the long tradition of short-form writing in Western culture, HOW TO WRITE SHORT guides writers to crafting brilliant prose, even in 140 characters.
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Doing Creative Writing

Author: Steve May

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134143125

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 4488

Are you beginning a creative writing course? Or thinking about taking one? Doing Creative Writing is the ideal guide to what you should expect, what will be expected of you and how you can get the most from your course. It clearly and concisely outlines: the contexts for creative writing courses, explaining where the subject has come from and why that matters the content, structure and delivery of the courses, helping you to understand how your course will be shaped, what you will be asked to do and why the skills you will develop, from self-discipline and time management through to the organization of ideas, 'reading as a writer' and editing possibilities beyond the course, showing how you continue to benefit from what you've learned. Drawing on years of teaching and writing experience, as well as interviews with a wide range of students, Steve May provides all the background, advice and encouragement you need to embark on a creative writing course with complete confidence and to get maximum benefit from every writing session.
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Success in Academic Writing

Author: Trevor Day

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1352002051

Category: Academic writing

Page: 228

View: 1717

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14 Days to Exam Success

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113701427X

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 7701

A practical guide to effective revision and success in exams, taking the reader through a fourteen-day programme which ensures maximum results in the time available. With illustrations to enhance the text, it shows the reader how to tackle common revision and exam challenges through exercises, checklists and worked examples.
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Time Management

Author: Kate Williams

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230343716

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 2056

This easy-to-use guide helps students to improve their time management skills. Focusing specifically on challenges posed within a higher education context, it provides practical advice for students at all levels. Concise yet effective, the book's informal style is supplemented by engaging illustrations.
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The Good Study Guide

Author: Andrew Northedge

Publisher: The Open University

ISBN: 0749259744

Category: Distance education

Page: 383

View: 6400

Developing your learning skills is one of the best investments you can make. We all need to be lifelong learners now. Whether you are an experienced student or just starting out this book will stimulate, guide and support you. It will make you think about yourself and how your mind learns. And it will change forever the way that you study.Topics include:- motivating yourself and managing your time- taking full advantage of your computer- reading with concentration and understanding- developing flexible note-taking strategies- getting the most from seminars and workshops- making presentations- researching online- handling numbers and charts with confidence- writing clear, well argued assignments- doing yourself justice in exams.For more information, go to www.goodstudyguide.co.uk
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Where's Your Argument?

Author: Helen Cooper,Michael Shoolbred

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137534745

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 120

View: 498

This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.
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Clinical Skills for OSCEs, Second Edition

Author: Neel L. Burton,Kuldip Birdi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498723039

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 4111

This Second Edition of the highly popular Clinical Skills for OSCEs is the most comprehensive guide to basic clinical skills available, covering all the pertinent skills taught at medical school, from third year to finals. With its clear and concise, yet informative style, Clinical Skills for OSCEs, Second Edition is the ideal revision tool for all exam candidates preparing for their OSCE or PLAB exams.
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How to Write Better Essays

Author: Bryan Greetham

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137293357

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

View: 1043

Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to... • analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts • brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas • evaluate and criticise arguments • express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing • plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion ... and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism. The third edition of this bestselling book includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods you learn in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts. For every student who needs to write essays, from whatever discipline, this book is a constant source of the help and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence.
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