Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Click on the above icon and receive your e-inspection copy today! This book sets out proven approaches and techniques which can help everyone write good essays. Extensively revised and updated in this fourth edition, Good Essay Writing includes new material such as: -A chapter on essay planning, focusing on literature searching (using online materials), note-taking and formulating an argument -A comparison of essay writing to exam writing -The use of academic language, vocabulary and register, and its 'accuracy and appropriateness' -more exemplar material used throughout the chapters The authors focus on answering key questions students face when preparing essays - What do tutors look for when marking my essay? What kind of skills do I need as I progress through my course? How can I avoid inadvertent plagiarism? What are the protocols for referencing? Encapsulated in easy to digest summaries, this new edition shows you how to approach different types of essay questions, addresses common worries, and provides extensive use of worked examples including complete essays which are fully analysed and discussed. Each chapter also includes suggested further reading and there is an extensive glossary. Good Essay Writing is highly recommended for anyone studying social sciences who wants to brush up on their essay writing skills and achieve excellent grades. Peter Redman has been teaching social science at The Open University for over 15 years. During this time he has worked closely with numerous students helping them reflect on and improve their writing skills. He is currently a Lecturer in Sociology. Wendy Maples is a Senior Lecturer in Geography at The Open University. She has been teaching Social Science at the OU for nearly 20 years, during which time she has worked on a number of interdisciplinary courses, writing course texts in Social Science research methods and Environment, as well as learning development materials for students and teaching development materials for lecturers.Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Click on the above icon and receive your e-inspection copy today! This book sets out proven approaches and techniques which can help everyone write good essays.