The Student's Guide to Writing

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Author: John Peck,Martin Coyle

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137082984

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 184

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Aimed at students wishing to improve their writing skills, this guide deals with the key basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling while also showing students how to construct a sentence, how to build a paragraph and how to structure an essay. This third edition includes an expanded 'Spot the Mistake' section.
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The Student's Guide to Writing

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

Author: Dr John Peck,Martin Coyle

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230365280

Category: Education

Page: 168

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John Peck and Martin Coyle's The Student's Guide to Writing became a firm favourite amongst lecturers when it published in 1999. Aimed at students wishing to perfect their writing skills, it shows them how to construct a sentence, a paragraph and an essay and carefully explains grammar, punctuation and spelling. For this second edition, the authors have made their explanations even clearer, included a 'Spot the Mistake' section, and added an index for easier navigation.
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Study Skills for Foundation Degrees

Author: Dorothy Bedford,Elizabeth Wilson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000766497

Category: Education

Page: 188

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Study Skills for Foundation Degrees offers a step-by-step guide to the skills needed to successfully complete a Foundation Degree. Filled with activities and useful tips, it will help students to move from nervous novice to confident expert and provide them with the necessary tools to accomplish this. By reading this book, students will be able to learn new skills and enhance existing ones. This third edition has been fully updated and features new chapters on e-learning and dissertations as well as expanded sections on ethics, feedback and referencing. Each chapter includes practical guidance as well as student perspectives that will help students through their course of study. It includes advice on how to support learning, boost motivation and enhance time management, and covers all the essential skills required for successful study, including: Effective reading and note-taking strategies Developing oral skills in a wide range of presentation settings, including what makes a good presentation and how each stage of the process can be prepared for Carrying out well-planned, methodologically sound and well-written research Preparing for examinations and other forms of assessment Producing a professional development portfolio or winning CV Highly accessible, this new edition is an essential resource for all Foundation Degree students who want to get the most out of their course, mature students or anyone with limited or no experience of academic study.
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Successful Study

Skills for Teaching Assistants

Author: Christine Ritchie,Paul Thomas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134015143

Category: Education

Page: 100

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Specifically written with the needs of teaching assistants who are undertaking the foundation degree in mind, this book clearly explains what is expected from study in Higher Education and how this can be put into practice by including: clear definitions of the key techniques for effective university study; practical activities, handy hints and reflective questions; unique chapters that focus upon exams, essay-writing, revision, portfolios, presentations and displays; and examples based on the experiences of real teaching assistants. Assuming no previous study experience, the easy-to-use approach of this text should be key to the successful study of teaching assistants who are returning to formal academic training after many years.
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Write it Right

A Handbook for Students

Author: Dr John Peck,Martin Coyle

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230367976

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Feedback from users of the Student's Guide to Writing suggested that some students find it hard to make time to read a book from cover to cover, and need a quick, problem-solving approach to improving their writing. This is what is offered in Peck and Coyle's new book Write it Right. Write it Right offers advice in short 'modules' which target particular tasks (such as applications or essays) or common problems (like punctuation). It will be ideal for students who are short of time, but nevertheless want to improve their writing.
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Studying Law

Author: Simon Askey,Ian McLeod

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137412690

Category: Law

Page: 264

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Studying Law introduces students to the fundamental legal skills that they will need to successfully study the subject, such as case analysis, legislative interpretation, problem solving and essay writing, and to the core Law subjects themselves and the distinctions between them.
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