From the author of Stylish Academic Writing comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. Helen Sword interviewed 100 academics worldwide about their writing background and practices and shows how they find or create the conditions to get their writing done.
'Making Learning Happen has been an essential read for new academic staff since it first appeared. The third edition is exceptionally welcome providing real insights into what the modern student expects, and reflecting changes in the delivery of higher education.' -Pauline Kneale, Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning, Plymouth University
Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. It equips science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.
This title guides students through the whole process of academic writing. From understanding the task and planning essays or assignments, right through to utilising feedback, it will ensure students are able to get more out of the writing process.
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.
Practical, accessible, and written by an author with extensive teaching experience, this book is essential for students wanting to write better essays which are well-structured and researched, whether as coursework or in exams.
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.