This practical book outlines an effective process for writing assignments for education students of all levels.
Author: Lisa Emerson
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Category: Report writing
This practical book outlines an effective process for writing assignments for education students of all levels. It provides detailed descriptions of all genres of assingment used in education, including essays, research and client-focused reports, seminars, policy documents and literature reviews. As well as this, it provides useful chapters on presenting data (qualitative and quantitative), referencing, and issues related to punctuation, style, and sitting exams. The book is an excellent resource for students to use in all their courses throughout their degree or training programme.
This is a must book for both students and teachers who have the drive to master the skills of writing and become better at it.
Author: Robert Iki Leso
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Building Blocks of Writing Skills has been purposely written to meet the writing skills need for the Schools in Papua New Guinea. It is designed to be user-friendly and simplified to meet the teaching and learning needs of the students and teachers in the classroom. This book is a rich material for students and teachers who wish to prepare for National Written Expression Examinations that is organized annually across the country. In five well written chapters, the author swiftly takes the student how to write good narrative, descriptive, expository argumentative papers and letter writing. Each chapter is carefully blended with a step by step direction on how a student should prepare and present a well constructed paper. Indeed, the author has systematically arranged this book in order for the students to easily define, recall and display the different types of writings. It is equipped with useful, handy and practical activities to test the students' knowledge and skills in writing. In all, it is a well written book for students who need it. Without a doubt, this book is not only about helping the students to write clearly and logically to present their narrative, descriptive, expository, argumentative accounts and letter writing but also to develop the knowledge and skill levels of the students to become better person in the future. Those who begin to use this book will acclaim it as a gift from someone who has seen the need for good writing and has given some thoughts and time to come up with this resourceful book. This is a must book for both students and teachers who have the drive to master the skills of writing and become better at it.
In addition, some universities provide students with opportunities to acquire practicalskills that can be useful in the real world.
Author: Peter Chin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
A three-volume essay writing course for students in American English. Academic Writing Skills 1 takes students through a step-by-step process from writing a paragraph to essays. It is appropriate for students new to academic writing who need general training in essay writing skills.
This literature review examined the importance of reading and writing skills, and their influence on learning.
Author: Sumar Yousef Ghizan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This literature review examined the importance of reading and writing skills, and their influence on learning. The description of selected teaching methodologies for development of students language skills and approaches to language learning and acquisition are the main core of this study. Its significance is in highlighting methods for teaching languages that value meaningful learning through the implementation and usage of the natural and communicative approaches. The literature review includes resources that cover the students learning styles, teachers role and the educators vision for a better future for the learner whos going to acquire not only a language but also strategies applicable in real life situations beyond school. The researcher concluded that investing in the development of the students reading and writing skills provides opportunities for meaningful learning to occur. Also, the study revealed factors may speed the learning process and other factors may hinder it. The researcher has recommended the application of rubric-referenced self-assessment on the development of writing and critical thinking skills.
This book will equip Social Work students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to produce first-rate written assignments. Part One focuses on the foundational skills needed to produce excellent written work.
Author: Bella Ross
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Category: Study Aids
This book will equip Social Work students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to produce first-rate written assignments. Part One focuses on the foundational skills needed to produce excellent written work. Students are taken through the core stages of working on an assignment, from planning the task and reading and note-making through to finding and evaluating sources, drafting a text, and editing and proofreading. Part Two hones in on the key types of assignment students will encounter on their degree. It contains dedicated chapters on writing an essay, a reflective text, a case study analysis, a literature review, a placement report, and case notes on placement. Each chapter contains examples and activities which will help students to test their knowledge and understanding. This is an essential companion for all Social Work students.
Freire's banking concept of education describes a classroom where the teacher has all the knowledge and the student knows nothing. Students passively accept ...
Author: Siew Hean Read
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Academic writing
This user-friendly guide features examples of student writing and exercises throughout and will help you to develop your academic writing skills so that you can achieve the best possible marks. This engaging guide will equip students who are non-native speakers of English with the tools and confidence to respond effectively and appropriately to written assignments at university. It supports students in the development of essential writing skills, such as structuring paragraphs and building an argument, and provides practical guidance on adhering to the conventions of academic writing. It guides students systematically through a series of text analyses which bring out key linguistic and rhetorical features, making complex textual issues manageable and understandable for learners of all abilities. This is an ideal self-study aid for non-native English speakers, both on pre-sessional language courses and on degree programmes, who need to get to grips with the conventions of academic writing.
Available at www.sgs.utoronto.ca/governance/policies.htm Starke-Myerring, D. (2011) 'The paradox of writing in doctoral education: Student experiences', ...
Author: Dena Bain Taylor
Developing persuasive, clear, authoritative writing for academic and professional work can be a real challenge for many. This book guides the reader through the writing process for a dissertation, thesis or essay. Practical strategies and tips for each stage of the process are offered throughout, from critical reading through to preparing the final piece of work for submission. The author pays particular attention to an understanding of the English language, and how it is be best used in academic work. Key features of the book are: Real examples from postgraduate work which show the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches Glossaries of terms Case studies of published research which demonstrate good practice in writing Checklists of tasks to complete whilst working on a writing project It will be essential reading for all those writing dissertations, essays and theses at post-registration and postgraduate level in health and nursing.
Cotterell, S (2004) The study skills handbook, 2nd edition. ... Department for Education and Employment, and the Home Office (2000) Framework for the ...
Author: Philip Musson
Publisher: Learning Matters
Category: Social Science
This concise text is written specifically to help students and practitioners hone their techniques and develop their skills when it comes to writing in a clear, accessible and, above all, rigorous manner. There are sections on good essay writing and how to construct an argument, referencing and plagiarism, and reflective and critical writing. More than just another study skills book, Effective Writing Skills for Social Work is focused on real, day-to-day practice issues and the complex academic demands faced by social work students.
We present what we have learned in this book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).
Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
Teachers who attempt to enhance the reading and writing skills of their students face one of the most difficult tasks in education. Not only are reading and writing two of the most difficult processes to teach and reinforce but they are two of the most important. After working with literally thousands of teachers to improve their effectiveness at enhancing these key literacy skills and after surveying the research, we have come to some conclusions about how reading and writing can be taught and reinforced. We present what we have learned in this book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).
It is often advised that health education materials be written with the use of a readability formula, such as the SMOG Readability Formula or the Gunning ...
Author: Dena Bain Taylor
Nursing and midwifery students are required to communicate in writing in a variety of forms, for a variety of potential audiences including their colleagues, allied health professionals, administrators and, most importantly, their patients and the public. Dena Bain Taylor is an experienced teacher of writing and critical skills across the range of allied health professions, and understands the types of writing nursing and midwifery students do and the writing issues they face. Her accessible, straightforward book - tailored specifically to the content and conventions of nursing and midwifery curricula - teaches students to write persuasively and correctly, both to support them in their courses and to prepare them for their professional careers. The book: - offers practical strategies for using language to achieve clear, persuasive writing; - provides clear explanations of underlying principles; - contains samples of good and improvable writing, leading the student step-by-step through the whole writing process; - focuses on the genres and styles of writing that nursing and midwifery students are typically asked for. With regular summaries, learning aids, checklists and a glossary of key terms, nursing and midwifery students at all levels will find this book easy to follow and handy to refer to for help with the writing they need to do throughout their course.
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Author: Garth Sundem
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Develop enthusiastic and efficient writers with proven methods to meet the needs of all students with research-based strategies and ready-to-implement best practices in writing instruction. A practical guide for new teachers and pre-service educators, topics include classroom organization, writing workshops, the writing process, assessment, the Traits of Good Writing, and assignments. A focused and educator-authored resource, this book will address key areas and provide teachers with up-to-date research-based theory and practical applications. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards. 136 pp.
The practical yet fun-filled writing strategies in this series encourage students to expand their thinking processes and transform their thinking and reading skills into written words. This isnt just another set of writing lessons.
Author: Tracie Heskett
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Writing is an active process that helps students develop higher order thinking skills. The practical yet fun-filled writing strategies in this series encourage students to expand their thinking processes and transform their thinking and reading skills into written words. This isnt just another set of writing lessons. Its a well-developed strategic plan peppered with fresh ideas and surprising activities that inspire students to do their best!