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Student-Friendly Guide: Write Great Essays! By Peter Levin

Student-Friendly Guide: Write Great Essays!
by Peter Levin

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Offers practical suggestions so you can develop good study skills and build your confidence. This guide shows you how to: deal with 'academic-speak' and monster reading lists; choose and use an efficient reading and note-taking strategy; clarify awkward essay topics; find the right structure for your essay; and, avoid accusations of plagiarism.
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Student-Friendly Guide: Write Great Essays! by Peter Levin

A must for every student with essays to write!

- How to deal with `academic-speak' and monster reading lists

- How to choose and use an efficient reading and note-taking strategy

- How to clarify awkward essay topics

- How to find the right structure for your essay

- How to avoid accusations of plagiarism

This lively, concise and to-the-point guide will help you to study and write efficiently and effectively. It offers hints and practical suggestions so you can develop good study skills and build your confidence.With this guide you can get the grades you deserve for the work you put in. No student should be without it!

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About Peter Levin


Dr Peter Levin is an educational developer at LSE. One of his roles is that of teamwork tutor for students working on group projects. Prior to taking up his present position he lectured in social policy at LSE. He is author of Making Social Policy (Open University Press, 1997).

Table of Contents


The strange world of the university. READ THIS FIRST!

Introduction

Part One: Getting started

1`I'm a slow reader'

2Three stages in academic learning

3Coping with monster reading lists

Part Two: Reading purposes and strategies

4What are you reading for?

5Making notes and translating `academic-speak'

6Exploratory reading: How to summarize a publication

7Dedicated reading: How to make the material `yours'

Part Three: Targeted reading

8The principles behind targeted reading

9How to identify key terms

10How to scan a book

Part Four: Writing essays

11Discovering what's wanted from you

12How to clarify your topic

13Thinking it through: a note on methodology

14An all-purpose plan

15Using quotations

16The writing process

Part Five: Referencing systems

17Using and citing sources

18Which system to choose?

19Recording details of your sources

Part Six: Plagiarism and collusion

20The conscientious student's predicament

21How academic learning forces you to plagiarize

22Avoiding accusations of plagiarism

23The politics of plagiarism

Additional information

GOR001409964
Student-Friendly Guide: Write Great Essays! by Peter Levin
Peter Levin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Open University Press
2004-09-01
136
0335215777
9780335215775
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