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Success in Academic Writing By Trevor Day

Success in Academic Writing by Trevor Day

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Summary

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.

Success in Academic Writing Summary

Success in Academic Writing by Trevor Day

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.

This book will be an invaluable source of guidance for students of all disciplines and levels who are required to write essays, reports, papers or dissertations as part of their studies.

About Trevor Day

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.

Table of Contents

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.

Additional information

GOR009924180
9781352002041
1352002043
Success in Academic Writing by Trevor Day
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2018-03-12
230
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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