To write a good history essay, you need to have a solid understanding of both technique and history as a discipline. In this new edition, Ian Mabbett carefully takes you through every step of writing a history essay, from reading sources critically and taking notes, to planning and drafting the essay itself.
This engagingly written book uncovers what markers look for and demystifies the secrets of effective writing. Each chapter covers a core element of effective essay writing, from analyzing the question through to constructing a conclusion, and provides clear guidelines to apply in your own work.
A manual for college instructors seeking to integrate writing into their courses more effectively, this book suggests techniques for responding to student work, guiding student peer groups, and dealing with specific writing problems.
Producing a dissertation is a major requirement of an increasing number of courses. The dissertation is likely to be the largest single piece of work you'll be asked to produce. This guide guides you from start to finish through the whole process: planning a dissertation project, managing it, and writing it up.
This book offers advice and guidance on the writing of papers in psychology - in particular, essays, literature reviews, and research reports - that are applicable at all levels of writing in psychology. It provides a comprehensive and in-depth discussion of the principles involved. Author at Charles Sturt University, NSW.
It includes real-life examples of student reports to illustrate the features of good report writing, and a comprehensive checklist to keep students on track.
This is an invaluable resource for students of all levels who are required to write reports as part of their course.
Taking students step-by-step through the process, from choosing their sources to checking their work, she helps students to develop the skills and confidence they need to use their reading effectively in their essays and get the best marks possible for their work.
This concise text will help your students get to grips with the core academic skills they need to succeed at written assignments, including critical thinking, reading, note-making and assignment planning.
The book also includes useful models for different types of essays from a range of disciplines and new content on synthesising information and planning a case study.
This is an essential resource for students of all disciplines and levels who are assessed on the basis of their ability to write essays.
Includes a chapter arguing that the future of academic writing is in the hands of young scholars who meet the broader expectations of readers rather than the narrow requirements of academic committees. This title reveals to PhDs the secrets of careful and thoughtful revision.
This book is essential reading for students embarking on writing an essay or report for the first time, or returning to study after a break. It will be an invaluable tool for students of any discipline.
The first edition of this book contributed to improving countless dissertations and this new edition will continue to do the same - using the practical advice and guidance it offers could mean the difference between success and failure.
An insider's guide to what university tutors really want from an essay or assignment, this witty guide gives you practical tips and techniques on how to craft the perfect assignment and achieve the best grades.
Shows students how to make their writing effective and grammatically correct. Organised into mini units and easy to read, it deals with everyday tasks and problems. This second edition adds further guidance on common questions raised by students, for example 'When does one use italics and/or underlining?'
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.
Effective communication is vital to science, engineering and business management. This book gives clear, practical advice illustrated with real-life examples on how to select, organize and present information in reports, papers and other documents.
Students need more help than ever before in selecting their dissertation or project topic and ensuring this major project gets the best marks. This book provides crucial support that will help organise their thinking and get them on the road to success.
This easy-to-use guide identifies and addresses the key areas where most students need help in searching for literature and referencing their sources in a correct academic manner and provides practical tips and solutions to help avoid plagiarism. It provides solid advice on integrating and referencing sources and research and on all of the major referencing styles currently in use.
Providing instantaneous and easily accessible answers to specific questions on all of the most important areas of academic writing, this book covers essays, assignments, reports, reflective writing, exam questions, research reports and literature reviews.
Offers a plan to help those who have blanched at the prospect of finishing a long piece of writing. Eviatar Zerubavel describes how to set up a writing schedule and regular work habits that should take most of the anxiety and procrastination out of long-term writing, and make it enjoyable.
Offers practical and proven ways to maximise your success in various aspects of essay writing. This title provides guidance and advice on good research techniques, grammar and accuracy, creating an essay plan and correctly citing your sources.
With examples from real theses, useful action plans in each chapter and a range of practical tips that are often missed in other books, this is a step-by-step guide to help you excel in your Master's dissertation.