Get Great Marks for Your Essays, Reports, and Presentations
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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
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