How to Write an Assignment: Proven Techniques for Producing Essays, Reports and Dissertations That Succeed (8th Revised edition)

How to Write an Assignment: Proven Techniques for Producing Essays, Reports and Dissertations That Succeed (8th Revised edition)

By: Pauline Smith (author)Paperback

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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. 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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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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/12/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781845284411
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9781845284411
  • weight: 228
  • ISBN10: 1845284410
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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