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.

Get a Better Grade

Seven Steps to Excellent Essays and Assignments
Author: Mal Leicester,Denise Taylor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526415771
Category: Social Science
Page: 200
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Not sure how to start your essay or prepare for a presentation? Worried about how to structure your report? Questioning what a good assignment actually looks like? With encouraging, jargon-free advice and a clearly defined seven-step plan to getting better grades, this book takes the fear out of academic writing and gives you the tools you need to succeed. Punchy and packed with the dos and don’ts of good writing, it helps you improve your grades quickly and with minimal hassle. Covering not just essays, but also group work, reports, reviews, research projects, journaling, and presentations, it provides effective tips on: Defeating writers’ block Identifying and using relevant sources Planning and outlining strategies Building arguments and providing evidence Developing critical and analytical thinking Cultivating writing style Mastering presentation. Focused on explaining and demonstrating the core requirements of academic assignments through detailed examples, this book provides all the support you need to build confidence and produce high-quality assignments. 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 hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Doing Essays and Assignments

Essential Tips for Students
Author: Pete Greasley
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446242292
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 Better Essays

A Guide
Author: N.A
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1352001152
Category: English language
Page: 48
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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
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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.

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.

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 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.

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 Successful Business and Management Essays


Author: Patrick Tissington,Markus Hasel
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526411997
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 184
View: 4987
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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 readers with a step-by-step programme to approach essay questions, both in coursework and exam contexts. New to the Second Edition: Relevance of writing skills to employability highlighted throughout Additional content on researching a topic New content on adapting writing for different audiences New content on academic writing tips Addition of useful websites Additional coverage of plagiarism More on critical evaluation More on changing requirements through different levels of study. Suitable for all business and management students looking to improve their essay writing skills. 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!

How to Write Better Essays


Author: Bryan Greetham
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137293357
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 328
View: 8180
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Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to... • analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts • brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas • evaluate and criticise arguments • express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing • plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion ... and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism. The third edition of this bestselling book includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods you learn in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts. For every student who needs to write essays, from whatever discipline, this book is a constant source of the help and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence.

How to Write an Essay in Five Easy Steps


Author: N.A
Publisher: Scribendi
ISBN: 0991759729
Category:
Page: N.A
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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: 5791
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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.

Valuepack

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.

Corporate Financial Management with How to Write Essays and Assignments


Author: Glen Arnold,Jonathan Weyers,Kathleen McMillan
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781405882897
Category:
Page: N.A
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This Value Pack consists of Corporate Financial Management, 3/e by Arnold plus How to Write Essays and Assignements, 1/e by McMillan/Weyers; 1/e (ISBN: 9781405882897)

Steps to Writing Well


Author: Jean Wyrick
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1439083959
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 656
View: 4164
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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.

Academic Writing

From Paragraph to Essay
Author: Dorothy E. Zemach,Lisa A. Rumisek
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783190425761
Category: Academic writing
Page: 131
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This book has been 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. It provides students with: a variety of group, pair and individual planning and writing tasks ; plenty of practice to help with each stage of the writing process ; models of writing that are based on real assignments. 'Academic Writing' takes students from paragraph structuring to essay writing through a process approach. It teaches learners how to order and link paragraphs into cohesive and coherent essays and to create the various paragraph types that are used in written assignments. 'Academic Writing' includes work on how to generate ideas, organis material, draft, review, amd revise written work. There are extra sample and reference materials at the back of the book, including models of essay development and a punctuation guide, to help students learn to evaluate their own work, includes a complete answer key, and can be used in class or as a self-study book.

An Easy Guide to Writing Essays


Author: Nafisa Ahmedi
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530677238
Category:
Page: 40
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An Easy Guide To Writing Essays is written by Nafisa Ahmedi, a lawyer and lecturer in Business, Law and English, for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as educators and anyone wishing to gain the technical 'know how' to university level writing. This 'how to' guide truly makes academic writing easy with its focus on structure, content and style which are the fundamentals of good academic writing for coursework assignments and research. It is designed with illustrated instructions and comprehensive diagrams to guide you through the entire process, from preparation and planning to full completion of your essay. Contents: 1. Understanding essay questions and instructions 2. Planning and structuring an essay 3. Writing a good introduction 4. Referring to sources using Harvard referencing 5. How to write a paragraph 6. Making an argument, developing points and ideas 7. Summarising and concluding 8. Writing a bibliography 9. Academic essays - DOs and DON'Ts 10. Academic essays - checklist

Brilliant Academic Writing


Author: Bill Kirton
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 0273775162
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 208
View: 8181
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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.

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)