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Success in Academic Writing (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 230
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Macmillan Study Skills

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12 March 2018

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14 February 2018

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This concise and practical guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process, and covers core aspects of academic writing, from understanding the task and researching the topic through to composing a draft,...

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This concise and practical guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process, and covers core aspects of academic writing, from understanding the task and researching the topic through to composing a draft, editing copy and responding to feedback. Chapters feature numerous self-study activities, top tips and opportunities for reflection, alongside examples of good writing from a range of disciplines. By engaging with the text, students will develop confidence, technique and clarity as writers in their discipline, as well as transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.

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  • Incorporates visual learning strategies throughout, making it more accessible to both learners with learning differences and students for whom English is a second language
  • Contains a number of exercises designed to foster creativity in academic writing

1. The Nature and Process of Academic Writing
2. Understanding the Nature of an Assignment
3. Two Popular Types of Assignment
4. Researching an Assignment
5. Being a Purposeful Reader and Note-Taker
6. Planning and Structuring More Assignments
7. Composing
8. Words and Images
9. Citing, Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism
10. Reviewing and Editing Your Work
11. Using Technology to Help You
12. Building on Success.
This is an outstanding text, full of brilliant advice, guidance and tips. It is the best guide to academic writing I have seen and I will be recommending this to my own students. (Professor Gerry Czerniawski, University of East London, UK)
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Trevor Day is an educational consultant and writing developer, with a background in science and social science. He has authored many books and has won or been short-listed for several educational literary prizes. He is a Development Manager for the Royal Literary Fund and is a writing consultant for several UK and overseas universities.

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Trevor Day is an educational consultant and writing developer, with a background in science and social science. He has authored many books and has won or been short-listed for several educational literary prizes. He is a Development Manager for the Royal Literary Fund and is a writing consultant for several UK and overseas universities.

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