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Get Great Marks for Your Essays, Reports, and Presentations

By John Germov

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Format: Paperback, 192 pages, 3rd New edition Edition
Other Information: black & white illustrations, figures
Published In: Australia, 22 December 2010
Not sure how to begin writing? Four assignments and only four weeks to go before the deadline? Then this book is for you. Find out the rules of the essay-writing game: how to muckrake for information, write drafts, handle references, and do analysis. Discover where you win and lose marks. Learn how to take the right short cuts and make the most of your time. Get Great Marks for Your Essays, Reports, and Presentations tells you all you need to know to write successful essays and reports, and create attention-grabbing presentations in the social sciences and humanities. This third edition is fully revised in response to readers' suggestions and includes extensive coverage of online resources, tips for getting the best from your computer tools, and guidance on how to pitch to your audience.

About the Author

John Germov is Associate Professor, Dean of Arts, and Deputy Head of the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle. He has many years' experience teaching undergraduate students and is the author/editor of 14 books.

Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition Introduction: What this book can do for you 1. First things first: Being an academic detective 2. The rules of the essay writing game 3. We need a plan 4. The art of analysis 5. Finding what you need 6. Untangling the web: Beyond Google and Wikipedia 7. Making sense of it all: Effective reading and note taking 8. Doing essay drafts 9. Easy marks: The unwritten rules of academic writing 10. Write it right: Handling the nitty-gritty 11. Writing reports and abstracts 12. Book and article reviews 13. The essay exam 14. Writing and delivering stress-free presentations 15. Referencing demystified 16. The end or just the beginning? Appendix: Glossary of Latin phrases and abbreviations Index

EAN: 9781741754520
ISBN: 1741754526
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.8 x 1.5 centimetres (0.13 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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