This indispensable guide shows students what successful academic writing involves and gives them the tools they will need to write successfully themselves.
Author: Jeanne Godfrey
This indispensable guide shows students what successful academic writing involves and gives them the tools they will need to write successfully themselves. It separates fact from fiction and takes students through the five essential elements of academic writing: writing critically, using sources, developing your own voice, having a clear structure and style and editing drafts. This book is an essential resource for students making the transition to university-level study and a valuable reference point for all students doing academic study in English. It is suitable for students of all disciplines, from education and business through to social work and psychology.
This edition includes new sections on: Making an argument and persuading your reader Using sources creatively Avoiding plagiarism Writing online Further sources of information about academic writing Writing at University is an essential ...
Author: Phyllis Creme
Publisher: Open University Press
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.
This guide provides students at university and other tertiaryinstitutions with the language they need to write for scholarly,or academic, purposes.
Author: Patricia Hipwell
Publisher: Boolarong Press
This guide provides students at university and other tertiaryinstitutions with the language they need to write for scholarly,or academic, purposes. It aims to provide those with limitedexperience in academic writing with a starting point to say whatthey want to say using language that academic writers use. How to write what you want to say … at university is a guide forthose who know what they want to say but can’t find the words. Itprovides a unique tool for improving writing. It suits inexperiencedwriters enrolled in undergraduate courses at university, includingthose for whom English is a second language. It is especiallyhelpful to mature-aged students returning to study.
This guide tells you how to: - Structure essays - How to make notes - The elements good essays need to include - How to reference and create bibliographies - How to format essays This guide is aimed at mature students, such as those who ...
How to Write Essays: A Guide for Mature Students Who Have Forgotten HowEssay writing is a skill that many students, young and old, struggle with. For the mature student, who has not had to write an essay for many years, perhaps decades, it can be difficult to know where to start, as well as know what a tutor is looking for. This guide tells you how to:* Structure essays* How to make notes* The elements good essays need to include* How to reference and create bibliographies* How to format essaysThis guide is aimed at mature students, such as those who study with The Open University and other distance learning institutions, but will also prove helpful to students in high school and those entering university.
This book will guide you through all the stages, including your essay plan, developing research strategies, writing with distinction, finishing strongly with editing, and getting your referencing right every time.
Author: Inger Mewburn
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Level Up Your Essays is the essential guide to essay writing for university students. Written by the people who mark your essays, it will show you step-by-step how to write high-quality essays that will get you top marks. This book will guide you through all the stages, including your essay plan, developing research strategies, writing with distinction, finishing strongly with editing, and getting your referencing right every time. Bursting with insider tips and tricks on what markers look for, this clear and easy-to-use guide includes: 22 worksheets with exercises and checklists The secret formula for a good essay (yes, there is a formula!) Practical insights into digital tools to help you with research, writing and referencing Guidelines for getting your academic English right every time Common mistakes and missteps and how to fix them Straightforward information for international students Successful time management strategies so you never hand in an essay late No matter what grades you get now, this book will revolutionise your essay writing – and get you the marks to prove it. 'Whether you're just starting out at university or well into your graduate studies, this book contains incredibly valuable advice that will help you take your writing to the next level.' — Miranda Gronow, BA (Hons), University of Melbourne, D Phil Candidate 'More than just a guide to structure and writing style, this book demystifies the essay-writing process, giving insight into what lecturers want to read. I can't recommend it strongly enough.' — Dr Catherine J Frieman, Associate Professor, Australian National University
How to Write a Good Dissentation - A Guide for University Undergraduate Students is an essential reference guide for university undergraduate student and ...
How to Write a Good Dissertation - A Guide for University Undergraduate Students is an essential reference guide for university undergraduate student and anyone who wishes to write at professional level. Every undergraduate student will at some point be required to write a dissertation, project, a portfolio or thesis. This could be daunting and having gone through that experience myself, I thought a book like this would be helpful to students around the world. I have tried to keep it concise, succinct, and as brief as much as possible; the last thing a student need is reading a lengthy guide on how to write their onerous project. Most of the chapters cover topics every student will find useful regardless of their course of study. This book covers essential policies, guidelines and procedures set out in the code of practice for writing projects in most reputable universities around the world.
I have no hesitation in recommending this book to all students.' - Penelope Hood, Anglia Ruskin University This handy guide shows you how to quickly get to grips with using academic English grammar and punctuation.
Author: Alex Osmond
Category: Study Aids
Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Request and receive your e-inspection copy today! 'Alex unpacks the complexities of language to provide sound advice on writing for university at all levels. The book ranges from basic grammar to more advanced examples such as the complexities of "hedging". The advice is well supported by examples from a range of disciplines.' - Dr Sue Tangney, Cardiff Metropolitan University 'This exciting new publication helps students understand the requirements of academic writing in today's world. I have no hesitation in recommending this book to all students.' - Penelope Hood, Anglia Ruskin University This handy guide shows you how to quickly get to grips with using academic English grammar and punctuation. Highlighting common grammar mistakes and how to avoid them, the author also shares a wealth of examples and advice from tutors from a range of subjects, enabling you to immediately improve your work at university. Inside, you'll find practical advice on: common mistakes punctuation conciseness proofreading referencing. All the advice has been tried and tested through workshops that the author runs with students. It is ideal for undergraduates on a wide range of courses, to help promote independent learning as well as practical writing skills. Personal tips and advice from the author online For additional resources and one-to-one advice from Alex 'like' his Facebook page Academic Writing and Grammar for Students: www.facebook.com/academicwritingandgrammarforstudents 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!
Author: Mohan-pal Singh ChandanPublish On: 2014-05-15
However, for most of us, deciding about university can be a difficult and confusing process so it's useful to spend a minute to step back and think about ...
Author: Mohan-pal Singh Chandan
Written by the experts at PersonalStatementChecker.com, this is the definitive guide to UCAS applications and personal statements for anyone applying to university. It covers the realistic challenges faced by applicants and breaks these down into easy-to-follow steps. PersonalStatementChecker.com’s online customers regularly get into their first-choice universities, and How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide contains a tried-and-tested, high-quality personal statement walkthrough based on their twenty-five years of combined experience. You will not find such detailed UCAS personal statement advice in any other publication. Amongst many other topics, you’ll learn how to make your personal statement stand out from the crowd, how to write an impressive introduction and conclusion, and how to sell yourself in the best possible light. The final section of How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide includes dedicated chapters for each of the most popular and competitive subject areas including medicine, dentistry, nursing, law, economics, business, psychology, and many more. Each chapter covers how to write your personal statement and what admissions tutors are looking for in interviews and in your application overall. This guide is indispensable for all schools, colleges, and individual applicants. If you want to know what admissions tutors are really looking for in your application, read this book today. Get into your dream university and secure your future today with PersonalStatementChecker.com.
The unique 12-step approach in this book leads students through the different stages that apply to any form of academic writing - gathering relevant information, processing that information through effective planning, creating the text and ...
Author: Kathleen McMillan
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
The full text downloaded to your computer With eBooks you can: search for key concepts, words and phrases make highlights and notes as you study share your notes with friends eBooks are downloaded to your computer and accessible either offline through the Bookshelf (available as a free download), available online and also via the iPad and Android apps. Upon purchase, you will receive via email the code and instructions on how to access this product. Time limit The eBooks products do not have an expiry date. You will continue to access your digital ebook products whilst you have your Bookshelf installed. Undertaking a writing project for assessment can be a challenging prospect for students of all disciplines and especially those new to academic writing in higher education. The unique 12-step approach in this book leads students through the different stages that apply to any form of academic writing - gathering relevant information, processing that information through effective planning, creating the text and developing writing for future assignments including exam writing. The authors follow their tried-and-tested Smarter Student series approach to deliver timely, practical, hands-on guidance based on real-life experience from teaching and assessing
This book covers the following personal statement tips: How to start a personal statement How to structure a personal statement Personal statement conclusions How to write a personal statement for masters Medicine personal statement ...
Author: Jonty Purvis
How to Write a Personal Statement will revolutionise the way you think about your university application. Written in collaboration with teachers, private tutors, and Cambridge University admissions staff, this book provides the ultimate guide to mastering your university personal statement. Our simple yet highly effective personal statement template, the 'five step formula', will ensure you achieve your highest potential in your UCAS application. Whilst this book concentrates on the UCAS personal statement and UK university applications, the formula will be equally as effective when applying for most US and other international universities. Personal Statement Examples The most unique aspect of this book is the way in which it presents real personal statement examples. The example personal statements presented here allowed the students that wrote them to achieve offers from some of the world's best universities, including Cambridge, UCL, and LSE. However, this does not simply present example statements, but it critically analyses them, showing exactly what each student did well, and what each student failed to do. Through the combination of personal statement structure and real student examples, we believe this book offers a quick and easy guide to personal statement writing. Personal Statement Template The '5 Step Formula' template in this book is based around the 5 paragraphs every personal statement should have in order to be successful. Each of these paragraphs is covered in a different chapter of the book, with chapter 9 offering a summary of the '5 Step Formula' to ensure you are using the best personal statement structure. About the Author Jonty Purvis is a Cambridge University graduate, bestselling education author, and full-time private tutor. After working with students for many years, he established a very simple personal statement structure that saw his students achieve offers from top universities every single time. He then collaborated with teachers and admissions tutors from Cambridge to publish this book, aiming to provide students with the best UCAS personal statement template on the market. This book covers the following personal statement tips: How to start a personal statement How to structure a personal statement Personal statement conclusions How to write a personal statement for masters Medicine personal statement template Medicine personal statement examples Geography personal statement examples Economics personal statement examples UCAS personal statement advice And much more! If you are interested in quickly learning how to write an expert personal statement, then purchase this book now! If you are looking for more information on personal statement templates or want more personal statement examples, then visit this website: https://revisionhive.com/
Time-tested and teacher-approved, this book will prepare students to be better critical thinkers and help them develop a sense of inquiry that will serve them well beyond the classroom.
Author: Kate L. Turabian
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Students of all levels need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper—and for decades Kate L. Turabian’s Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop this critical skill. For its fifth edition, Chicago has reconceived and renewed this classic work for today’s generation. Addressing the same range of topics as Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations but for beginning writers and researchers, this guide introduces students to the art of formulating an effective argument, conducting high-quality research with limited resources, and writing an engaging class paper. This new edition includes fresh examples of research topics, clarified terminology, more illustrations, and new information about using online sources and citation software. It features updated citation guidelines for Chicago, MLA, and APA styles, aligning with the latest editions of these popular style manuals. It emphasizes argument, research, and writing as extensions of activities that students already do in their everyday lives. It also includes a more expansive view of what the end product of research might be, showing that knowledge can be presented in more ways than on a printed page. Friendly and authoritative, the fifth edition of Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers combines decades of expert advice with new revisions based on feedback from students and teachers. Time-tested and teacher-approved, this book will prepare students to be better critical thinkers and help them develop a sense of inquiry that will serve them well beyond the classroom.
What criteria do these institutions of higher education use as their litmus test--the college application essay. But will your average high school essay do the job?
Author: Justin Nevin
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Study Aids
More and more universities and colleges are looking beyond grade point averages and standardized test scores to choose their incoming freshman. What criteria do these institutions of higher education use as their litmus test--the college application essay. But will your average high school essay do the job? When competing against thousands of qualified candidates a college applicant needs more than an introduction, three paragraphs, and a conclusion in their writer's tool belt: they need the skills to stand out from the crowd. "Is It Easy Being Green?": Writing the NEW College Application Essay offers every applicant the skills needed to write a powerful and successful application essay. Using real-life examples and testimonials "Is It Easy Being Green?" moves away from a strictly academic point of view, and uses creative writing techniques-memoir/personal essay genre in particular-to teach students how to write engaging and effective application essays. Centering on a narrative and lyrical balance, "Is It Easy Being Green?" is written in an approachable and easy-to-understand style.
In this new book, you will learn tips for formatting your research paper, as well as how to complete a cohesive, well-structured assignment for any college course.
Author: Erika Eby
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
In this new book, you will learn tips for formatting your research paper, as well as how to complete a cohesive, well-structured assignment for any college course. The College Student's Guide to Writing a Great Research Paper will walk you through the entire process of writing a research paper, from choosing a topic, to conducting your research, to writing and editing each draft of the assignment. You will learn how to properly use the library, as well as tricks for finding relevant and credible articles, books, and online sources. This comprehensive guide then takes you a step further, with information on how to check your work for plagiarism and eliminate it from your paper altogether as you learn how to use your research as a source to support your thesis. Filled with tips for finding reputable sources and conducting research efficiently, even English majors will find this guide useful in defining a focused thesis and developing it throughout an entire paper, regardless of the required word count. Using the step-by-step instructions and writing guidelines offered in this book, you will learn how to manage your time while simultaneously mastering the basics-choosing a unique topic, taking notes from your research and incorporating them into your writing, and citing sources in MLA or APA style (or style laid out by other reference manuals). Get your creative juices flowing with our list of prompts, or compare your work or outline to samples from real research papers; then polish your paper off with grammar and style tips from professional editors. Use the checklists included in this book to make sure your paper measures up to any criteria, as you learn how to keep your paper consistent in style, tone, punctuation, capitalization, and more. This book is filled with hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to make your research paper stand out in the stack.
This is an essential resource for all science students who are required to produce lab reports, extended essays, dissertations and other written assignments as part of their course.
Author: Jennifer Boyle
Catering to the specific needs of science students, this guide will equip students of all scientific disciplines with the skills they need to communicate effectively in written assignments. The book guides students through each of the key stages involved in producing a piece of scientific writing. It begins by developing students’ understanding of the different types of scientific writing, including lab reports, essays and abstracts. Students are then taken through the writing process, from the initial stages of interpreting the question and conducting research through to writing a draft and responding to feedback. This is an essential resource for all science students who are required to produce lab reports, extended essays, dissertations and other written assignments as part of their course. It is also ideal for international students who are new to academic study in the UK.
Write Big-From College Application Essay to Storytelling Standout is the only book with a proven method for showing college-bound seniors how to wow admissions in their application essays by teaching them how to become better writers.
Author: Victoria Payne
Publisher: Boxcar Writing Labs
What if you could write a winning application essay and become a better writer before college? Write Big-From College Application Essay to Storytelling Standout is the only book with a proven method for showing college-bound seniors how to wow admissions in their application essays by teaching them how to become better writers. How college-bound seniors tell their stories is the difference between checking a box on their application and standing out to admissions counselors. Inside Write Big is a step-by-step guide on how to write the college application essay and shine bright in a sea of applicants. Write Big also features dozens of essays from students who've used these lessons to write remarkable essays, gain admission into their top schools, and pursue their dreams in college. Learning to write big is the pathway for any student who wants to become a college standout.
This book explains how to write an essay in five easy steps. This simple essay writing guide can be used by high school, college, or university students.
Category: English language
This book explains how to write an essay in five easy steps. This simple essay writing guide can be used by high school, college, or university students. How to Write an Essay covers the various kinds of essays, how to quickly research your essay, and how to organize your essay so your instructor can easily follow your thoughts. It delves into how to write your essay, how to write a thesis statement, how to use and format citations properly, and how to revise your essay to make sure you eliminate as many errors as possible before submission. And, this essay writing guide gives you bonus instructions on how to make your essay stand out. You'll also see an example of a college-level essay that received the best grade in the class-to serve as a model of how to structure and write your next paper. Your essay writing skills will improve. Sail through your next college essay with this easy guide . . . and if your essay is due in the morning, this guide will help you get it done on time!
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