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Macmillan Higher Education

Planning Your Essay (2nd Edition)

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Palgrave

Pages: 144
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Pocket Study Skills

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Paperback - 9781137402479

14 April 2015

$9.99

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Ebook - 9781137402493

15 July 2014

$19.99

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With essays, the key to success is in the planning. This handy guide takes students through the complete essay writing process, from planning the task and analysing the question to structuring, drafting and editing their...

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With essays, the key to success is in the planning. This handy guide takes students through the complete essay writing process, from planning the task and analysing the question to structuring, drafting and editing their work. It provides clear and concise guidance on how to reference, approach different types of essay and make the most of tutors’ feedback. The book also includes useful models for different types of essays from a range of disciplines and a new chapter on adding a critical dimension to written assignments.

This is an essential resource for students of all disciplines and levels who are assessed on the basis of their ability to write essays.

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  • Uses a step-by-step approach, which starts from where the student is and takes them through to the final steps prior to submission
  • Includes top tips on researching, referencing and responding to feedback
  • Contains real examples of students´ writing from a wide range of subject areas

  • New examples, including extracts from students´ work to illustrate different types of essay plans

1. Introduction and How to Use this Guide
2. The Purpose of Essays
3. What you need to know Before you do ANYTHING!
4. Planning Pays
5. Dealing with the Question 
6. Analysing Essay Structure 
7. Introductions and Conclusions
8. Types of Essay 
9. Exam Essays
10. Researching 
11. Being Critical 
12. References, Bibliographies and Appendices
13. Drafting and Redrafting  
14. Using Feedback
References
Index.

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Janet Godwin is Dyslexia/SpLD Specialist Support Tutor and Assessor at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is also the author of Studying with Dyslexia.

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Janet Godwin is Dyslexia/SpLD Specialist Support Tutor and Assessor at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is also the author of Studying with Dyslexia.

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