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Writing for University

Writing for University Author Jeanne Godfrey
ISBN-10 9781137531889
Release 2016-03-23
Pages 128
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This concise, handy guide demystifies academic writing, providing students with real insight into writing well at university. Direct and practical advice allows students to gain the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study. Well-presented, featuring lively illustrations.

Brilliant Writing Tips for Students

Brilliant Writing Tips for Students Author Julia Copus
ISBN-10 9781137013996
Release 2009-07-30
Pages 112
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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.

Reflective Writing

Reflective Writing Author Kate Williams
ISBN-10 9780230377240
Release 2012-07-31
Pages 136
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Reflective Writing provides concise and practical guidance on how students can improve their MA26 writing through self-reflective thinking, reading and writing. Covering a range of frameworks and strategies, it includes advice on applying reflective practices to personal and CV development.

Getting Critical

Getting Critical Author Kate Williams
ISBN-10 9781137402523
Release 2014-06-29
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Getting Critical has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Getting Critical also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Getting Critical book for free.

Planning Your Essay

Planning Your Essay Author Janet Godwin
ISBN-10 9781137402493
Release 2014-07-15
Pages 144
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This handy guide takes students through the complete process from what to do before they begin, to using feedback constructively for their next essay. Clearly and well-presented, it includes lively illustrations and now a new chapter on being critical in your essays.

Planning Your Dissertation

Planning Your Dissertation Author Kate Williams
ISBN-10 9781137327956
Release 2013-08-02
Pages 176
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Planning your Dissertation is a friendly and essential companion to your dissertation journey. It takes you step-by-step through the planning for each stage from your first idea to the finishing touches. Packed with practical advice and examples of student writing, this guide shows you how to: • find an idea and focus your research question • write a proposal • structure your literature review • choose your methodology • put the crucial finishing touches to your work

Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism

Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism Author Kate Williams
ISBN-10 9781137530721
Release 2017-08-08
Pages 158
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This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.

Planning Your PhD

Planning Your PhD Author Kate Williams
ISBN-10 9781137013743
Release 2010-07-21
Pages 136
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A compact book offering students specific, succinct guidance to the core process and major hurdles involved in undertaking a PhD. As well as offering practical advice, such as how to shape initial ideas, the book also encourages students to find and value their own pathways and approaches within academia.

The Student Phrase Book

The Student Phrase Book Author Jeanne Godfrey
ISBN-10 9781137299796
Release 2013-05-03
Pages 232
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To write successfully at university you need to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively; imprecise or incorrect word use will lessen both the clarity and the credibility of your work. This book gives you an accessible 'way in' to words and phrases used in academic writing. It will help you to express your ideas, arguments and evaluations clearly and precisely, and to produce successful written work. The Student Phrase Book: • Presents over 1,000 mid- to advanced-level words and phrases common to writing across disciplines • Presents these words and phrases within the context of common writing functions and sentences so that you can see why and how they are used • Gives definitions and other important information for many of the words presented, concentrating on the words that most often cause problems • Explains the differences in meaning and use between commonly confused words • Shows you what other words surround the key word, so that you can use it with confidence • Is for anyone who is not totally familiar with writing at university, whatever their discipline or level of study

Time Management

Time Management Author Kate Williams
ISBN-10 9780230343719
Release 2011-07-29
Pages 96
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This easy-to-use guide helps students to improve their time management skills. Focusing specifically on challenges posed within a higher education context, it provides practical advice for students at all levels. Concise yet effective, the book's informal style is supplemented by engaging illustrations.

Reading and Making Notes

Reading and Making Notes Author Jeanne Godfrey
ISBN-10 9781137402608
Release 2014-04-29
Pages 168
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Reading and making notes at university is different from studying at school and MA26. Common questions students have include: - what exactly do my tutors expect from me? - how do I decide what to read from a long reading list? - how can I make sure my notes will really help me produce excellent work? This practical pocket guide takes you through all stages of reading and note making, from different reading purposes to making the most effective use of your notes. Features include: - real university marking criteria, assignments, reading lists and texts - examples of common pitfalls to avoid when using notes in an assignment - new to this edition – an expanded 'Making Notes' section with even more text extracts and examples

Studying with Dyslexia

Studying with Dyslexia Author Janet Godwin
ISBN-10 9780230390577
Release 2012-08-01
Pages 152
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As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively. Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide: • suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it • covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams • provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student

Doing Research

Doing Research Author Gary Thomas
ISBN-10 9781137605924
Release 2017-01-01
Pages 144
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Doing Research has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Doing Research also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Doing Research book for free.

Analyzing a Case Study

Analyzing a Case Study Author Vanessa van der Ham
ISBN-10 9781137566218
Release 2016-07-08
Pages 112
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This quick reference guide will show you how to succeed in case study assignments. It takes the reader through the process step by step, from reading and understanding the assignment brief through to critically evaluating the case, applying theory and presenting the assignment. Examples throughout the book draw on a range of disciplines.

Essential Study Skills

Essential Study Skills Author Tom Burns
ISBN-10 9781473966048
Release 2016-03-07
Pages 336
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Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to do better at university? Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Stay cool and cope with stress Pass exams with flying colours Plan your career after graduation. Don't miss in this edition... Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills - ensuring success throughout your course Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need A companion website packed with toolkits and resources, to help you study smarter. ‘An outstanding book which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their ‘skills’ to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the ‘how to’ alongside the ‘what’ of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style.’ - Di Turgoose, Senior Lecturer, Member of the Association for Learning and Development in Higher Education SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Where s Your Argument

Where s Your Argument Author Helen Cooper
ISBN-10 9781137534743
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 120
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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.

The Study Skills Toolkit for Students with Dyslexia

The Study Skills Toolkit for Students with Dyslexia Author Monica Gribben
ISBN-10 9781446289891
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 208
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'This toolkit is the student's safety net offering user friendly, down to earth advice and real life skills that have been tried and tested by the author' -Dr John Schneider, Educational Psychologist, Edinburgh 'This is exactly how I felt starting university ... a wonderful and very helpful book full of interesting and useful hints and tips on how to survive university as a dyslexic student. It doesn't make you feel silly or stupid but makes you feel you can achieve what you set out to do' -Sharon Patterson, Adult Nursing student, Edinburgh Napier University 'You realize you're in the hands of a professional who has taught thousands of students how to succeed at university' -Holly Pellicer, Dyslexia Advisor, University of Oslo Packed with helpful advice, checklists and templates, this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no- nonsense style, the guidance can be broken down into manageable chunks. Issues covered include: - procrastination - planning your assignment - understanding your essay question - researching, writing and referencing your written work - managing your own well-being. Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops in higher education, Monica Gribben has written an accessible book for students with dyslexia that shows how to work through the challenges that studying presents. The companion Website has podcasts, worksheets and electronic resources to support each chapter. Monica Gribben is a private dyslexia consultant and Dyslexia Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University.