Writing At University: A Guide For Students

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), May 1, 2008 - Education - 208 pages
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Writing at University offers guidance on how to develop the writing you have to do at university along with a greater understanding of what is involved in this complex activity.
 

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Mostly for new undergraduate students, or those returning to study after some time, but this book is one of the best of this type, and doesn't get too bogged down in basics and rules. It provides a ... Read full review

Contents

You and university writing
1
Getting started
13
Writing for different courses
25
4 Beginning with the title
39
Reading as part of writing
51
Organizing and shaping your writing
71
Making an argument and persuading your reader
89
Making good use of your sources
110
Putting it together
142
Completing the assignment and preparing for next time
157
Exploring different kinds of writing
173
Learning journals and reflective writing
195
Further reading and some additional sources
211
References
214
Index
216
Back Cover
219

Putting yourself into your academic writing
127

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About the author (2008)

Phyllis Creme is a senior teaching fellow in the Centre of the Advancement for Learning and Teaching at University College London. She teaches and researches on the Academic Communications Programme working with both students and tutors.

Mary R. Lea is a senior lecturer at the Open University in the Institute of Educational Technology. She has extensive experience of both supporting students with their writing and researching in the field of writing and learning.

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