How to Write Essays & Assignments

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Author: Kathleen McMillan,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0273749633
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 264
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Fully updated since publication in 2007, and with extended and revised sections in key areas such as plagiarism & Copyright, and Citing & Referencing, How to write Essays & Assignments will allow a student to assess and address their particular weaknesses in planning and writing great academic essays and delivers detailed tips, techniques and strategies to enable them to significantly improve their abilities and performance in time to make a difference.

Doing Essays and Assignments

Essential Tips for Students
Author: Pete Greasley
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446210111
Category: Social Science
Page: 192
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This book provides students with an insider's view of what tutors and professors are looking for when they set essays and assignments. As such it will be a vital purchase for any student seeking practical and effective guidance on how to write successful essays and other written assignments. Both lively and authoritative in equal measure, Doing Essays and Assignments: Essential Tips for Students leads its readers through all of the skills that are required for the process of essay and assignment writing at a number of levels. Pete Greasley finds the perfect balance between a humorous style and a comprehensive approach, which highlights a wide range of specific practical tips that all students could benefit from. The tips are backed up by a survey of tutors, which highlights the things that markers are really looking for in students' work, paying particular attention to areas in which students commonly struggle. Topics include: planning, time management and deadlines reading and researching the literature writing introductions and conclusions answering the question critical analysis and argument referencing language, grammar and expression avoiding plagiarism This will be a must-have book for all university students. The book's clear organization and broad content have been developed from the survey of tutors and Greasley's own extensive teaching experience. As enjoyable as it is functional, Doing Essays and Assignments sets the essay writing process within a manageable structure that will prove a friend to students and markers alike. Pete Greasley is a lecturer at the School of Health Studies, University of Bradford.

How to Write Essays

A Practical Guide for Students
Author: John Clanchy,Brigid Ballard
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780733903946
Category: English language
Page: 155
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How to Write Essays, now in its third edition, has preserved the original serious, yet practical, approach to academic writing, with particular attention paid to the central tasks of analysing a topic, reading and research, planning and drafting, and editing the final version of an essay or report. *A new chapter on the use of the Internet and the WWW for essay and assignment research. *Chapters on book reviews, lab reports and fieldwork reports to make the book as relevant to Science students as it is to Social Science and Humanities students. *Numerous examples and exercises to provide practice in note-taking, essay planning, reading and editing strategies.

Valuepack

Cognitive Psychology/How to Write Essays and Assignments
Author: Philip Quinlan,Ben Dyson,Kathleen McMillan,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781408200124
Category:
Page: N.A
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This Value Pack consists of Cognitive Psychology, 1/e, by Quinlan & Dyson, 9780131298101 and How to write Essays & Assignments, 1/e, by McMillan & Weyers, 9780273713579.

How to Write Better Law Essays

Tools and Techniques for Success in Exams and Assignments
Author: Steve Foster
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9781405822008
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 211
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This guide provides clear instructions on writing legal essays, exam answers and dissertations for undergraduate law, and CPE/GDL courses. Throughout the book the author identifies key characteristics of both good and bad techniques in writing, allowing students to see practical examples of best practice.

How to Write an Assignment

Proven Techniques for Producing Essays, Reports and Dissertations That Succeed
Author: Pauline Smith
Publisher: How To Books
ISBN: 9781845284411
Category: Study Aids
Page: 102
View: 2618
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This practical guide, written by a chief examiner, gives you the tools and planning techniques for making light work of assignments, essays, reports and dissertations. It covers: - Thoroughly understanding the title, question or brief - Choosing the right format for your assignment - Producing an outline plan Reseaching and taking notes - Drafting the structure and improving your style - Presenting the final assignment Examples and mini case studies show the difference between good and bad practice. Self-evaluation exercises ensure you stay on the right track. REVIEWS: '... contains everything you need to know to write an assignment, from how to unpack a hypothesis to referencing.' Reader Review AUTHOR BIOG: Pauline Smith, an experienced teacher, chief examiner and Open Univeristy tutor, was Head of Continuing Professional Development at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Senior Education Adviser with the Department for Education and Skills (DFES). She is now an independent consultant. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations Preface 1. What is an assignment? 2. Making the right start 3. Analysing the title question or brief 4. How to plan and take notes 5. Drafting the structure 6. Improving your style 7. Presenting your final assignment 8. Improving through reflection 9. Where are you now? Glosssary Further reading Index.

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Psychology in Education/How to Write Essays and Assignments
Author: Anita Woolfolk,Vivienne Walkup,Malcolm Hughes,Kathleen McMillan,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 9781408200131
Category:
Page: N.A
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This Value Pack consists of Psychology in Education, 1/e, by Woolfolk, Walkup & Hughes, 9781405835411 and How to write Essays & Assignments, 1/e, by McMillan & Weyers, 9780273713579.

How To Write Essays

A Step-by-Step Guide for All Levels, With Sample Essays
Author: Don Shiach
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848034903
Category: Education
Page: 160
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The skill of good essay writing is essential if you are to achieve the kind of grades you want in the courses you are studying. This is true whether you are studying at GCSE, AS or A levels at school or college, or trying to gain a degree at university. The advice and practical guidance you receive in this book will enable you to improve your grade assessments by putting into practice some simple, but invaluable principles of essay writing. These approaches will work for you whether you are facing assessment in timed exam conditions or being judged by coursework assignments. This book will take you step by step from your opening to your closing paragraph, so that you focus your thoughts on answering the assignment appropriately and relevantly. It also contains ten sample essays and useful chapters on grammar, accuracy and spelling.

Steps to Writing Well


Author: Jean Wyrick
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1439083959
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 656
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Reliable and straightforward, this text has helped thousands of students learn to write well. Jean Wyrick's rhetorically organized STEPS TO WRITING WELL, Eleventh Edition, is known for its student-friendly tone and the clear way it presents the basics of essay writing in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. Through straightforward advice and thoughtful assignments, the text gives students the practice they need to approach writing well-constructed essays with confidence. With Wyrick's precise instruction and the book's professional samples by both well-known classic and contemporary writers, STEPS TO WRITING WELL, Eleventh Edition, sets students on a solid path to writing success. Everything students need to begin, organize, and revise writing--from choosing a topic to developing the essay to polishing prose--is right here! In the eleventh edition, Wyrick updates and refines the book's successful approach, adding useful new discussions, readings, exercises, essay assignments, and visual images for analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Buisness Information Systems with How to Write Essays and Assignments
Author: Paul Bocji,Dave Chaffey,Andrew Greasley,Simon Hickie,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781405882828
Category:
Page: N.A
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This Value Pack consists of Business Information Systems: Technology, Development and Management for the E-business, 3/e by Bocij/Chaffey and How to Write Essays and Assignments, 1/e by McMillan/Weyers: 1/e (ISBN: 9781405882828)

Write Better Essays in Just 20 Minutes a Day


Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 9781576853092
Category: Study Aids
Page: 191
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With this self-study book, you practice each new skill as you learn it. You'll find model answers and helpful explanations for all kinds of practice essays, so you'll know you are on the right track. - Find out what evaluators really want to know when they ask you to analyze, classify, evaluate, identify, or illustrate something in an essay exam. - See actual college application essay questions from a variety of universities and real-life essay questions from recent essay exams. - Explore ways to find out what works and what doesn't work as you revise your essay.

Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings


Author: Jean Wyrick
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133311296
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 768
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Reliable and straightforward, this text has helped thousands of students learn to write well. Jean Wyrick’s rhetorically organized STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS is known for its student-friendly tone and the clear way it presents the basics of essay writing in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. Through straightforward advice and thoughtful assignments, the text gives students the practice they need to approach writing well-constructed essays with confidence. With Wyrick’s helpful instruction and the book’s professional samples by both well-known classic and contemporary writers, STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS sets students on a solid path to writing success. Everything students need to begin, organize, and revise writing--from choosing a topic to developing the essay to polishing prose--is right here! In the ninth edition, Wyrick updates and refines the book’s successful approach, adding useful new discussions, readings, exercises, essay assignments, and visual images for analysis. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Valuepack: Sociology

A Global Introduction with How to Write Essays and Assignments
Author: John J. Macionis,Ken Plummer,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781405855136
Category:
Page: N.A
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This Value Pack consists of Sociology: A Global Introduction, 3/e by John J. Macionis and Ken Plummer (ISBN 9780131287464)and How to write Essays & Assignments, 1/e by Kathleen McMillan and Jonathon Weyers (ISBN 9780273713579)

Brilliant Academic Writing


Author: Bill Kirton
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 0273775162
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 208
View: 7053
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Write Brilliantly at university - whatever your course! An accessible, attractive guide to the most important academic writing skills a student needs to wite successfully for any purpose on any course, whether it be essays, assignments, reports, reflective writing, exam questions, research reports, literature reviews - any type of academic writing, on any course. This book will give the reader a sound grounding on what the whole business of academic writing is about, and will provide instantaneous, easily accessible answers to specific questions on all of the most important areas of academic writing.

A Student's Writing Guide

How to Plan and Write Successful Essays
Author: Gordon Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139477963
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: N.A
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Are you struggling to meet your coursework deadlines? Finding it hard to get to grips with your essay topics? Does your writing sometimes lack structure and style? Would you like to improve your grades? This text covers everything a student needs to know about writing essays and papers in the humanities and social sciences. Starting from the common difficulties students face, it gives practical examples of all the stages necessary to produce a good piece of academic work: • interpreting assignment topics • drawing on your own experience and background • reading analytically and taking efficient notes • developing your argument through introductions, middles and conclusions • evaluating and using online resources • understanding the conventions of academic culture • honing your ideas into clear, vigorous English. This book will provide you with all the tools and insights you need to write confident, convincing essays and coursework papers.

Academic Writing

From Paragraph to Essay
Author: Dorothy E. Zemach,Lisa A. Rumisek
Publisher: Macmillan Elt
ISBN: 9781405086066
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 131
View: 3168
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"Written for intermediate-level students who are preparing to study, or are already studying, in an academic environment and need to improve their writing skills.

How To Write An Assignment, 8th Edition

Proven techniques for producing essays, reports and dissertations that succeed
Author: Pauline Smith
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848036116
Category: Education
Page: 160
View: 1309
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This practical guide, written by a chief examiner, gives you the tools and planning techniques for making light work of assignments, essays, reports and dissertations. It covers: * Thoroughly understanding the title, question or brief *Choosing the right format for your assignment *Producing an outline plan *Researching and taking notes *Drafting the structure and improving your style * Presenting the final assignment / Examples and mini case studies show the difference between good and bad practice. Self-evaluation exercises ensure you stay on the right track.

How to Write an Essay in Five Easy Steps


Author: N.A
Publisher: Scribendi
ISBN: 0991759729
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 9007
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Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings, 2016 MLA Update


Author: Jean Wyrick
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337280941
Category: Education
Page: 768
View: 8877
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With the most coverage of the writing process and the most professional readings, STEPS TO WRITING WELL WITH ADDITIONAL READINGS has helped thousands of students learn to write effective academic essays. Jean Wyrick’s text is known for its student-friendly, approachable tone and the way it presents rhetorical strategies for composing essays in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. With thoughtful instruction, almost 70 student and professional readings, and a wealth of short and long assignments, the text gives students the models and practice they need to write well-constructed essays with confidence. This 10th edition features useful new visual learning aids; many new student samples, professional readings, and advertisements; new essay assignments that promote using sources and multiple rhetorical strategies; a new organization for expository writing assignments and research; and updated discussions of drafting and reading multimodal texts. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

How to Write Successful Business and Management Essays


Author: Patrick Tissington,Markus Hasel,Jane Matthiesen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243046
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 160
View: 3783
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here How to Write Successful Business and Management Essays is a systematic guide to successfully producing written work for business and management degrees. The authors address the all too common pitfalls of essay assignments, as well as providing students with a step-by-step programme to approach essay questions, both in coursework and exam contexts. Starting with the basics this book helps develop skills through the use of examples, exercises and checklists. Helpful features include: Annotated essay examples, showing both good and bad points Tips on time management and motivation, note taking and effective reading Final checklists to use before you hand in Explanation of what the markers are looking for – and how to give it to them. Many students find referencing particularly confusing so the book provides detailed but easy-to-use information on what referencing is and how to do it properly. 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!