Success in Academic Writing

Paperback | December 2, 2013

byTrevor Day

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Helps students to develop confidence, technique and clarity of purpose as a writer in their discipline. Takes the reader through the complete writing process from understanding the task through researching, reading and planning, to drafting and composing, reviewing and finalising their copy with many self-study exercises included throughout.


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Helps students to develop confidence, technique and clarity of purpose as a writer in their discipline. Takes the reader through the complete writing process from understanding the task through researching, reading and planning, to drafting and composing, reviewing and finalising their copy with many self-study exercises included throu...

DR TREVOR DAY is an educational consultant, writing coach and facilitator, with a background in both science and social science. He is a Development Manager for the Royal Literary Fund and is a writing consultant for three UK universities.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 11.09 × 5.62 × 0.23 inPublished:December 2, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230369707

ISBN - 13:9780230369702

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1. The Nature and Process of Academic Writing
2. Understanding the Nature of an Assignment
3. Kinds of Writing
4. Researching an Assignment
5. Being a Purposeful Reader and Note-Taker
6. Planning Your and Structuring Your Writing
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. Moving Forward
Glossary
Answers
Cited References and Further Reading
Index

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