Writing at University

Writing at University

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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. Writing is seen as a tool for learning as well as a product to be assessed. The importance of what you yourself can bring as a writer to your academic writing is stressed throughout the book. The book looks at an array of writing projects, including essays, reports and dissertations, and analyzes what is expected of each form of assignment. The authors provide examples of student writing and reflections on writing by both tutors and students. This edition includes new sections on: Making an argument and persuading your reader Using sources creatively Avoiding plagiarism Writing online Further sources of information about academic writing Writing at University is an essential resource for all college and university students, including postgraduates, who wish to develop their academic writing. It will also be an invaluable aid for tutors in supporting their students.Adopting a personal perspective can be useful in essays but it is never more than a take-off point, and is something to incorporate ... In student writing the use of correct terminology is very important a€“ for example, in civil law you cannot say X is guilty, you must say X is liable. ... In the first year they unravel and evaluate critically what those ideas are, and in the second year they are evaluating the law andanbsp;...

Title:Writing at University
Author:Phyllis Creme, Mary Rosalind Lea
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education (UK) - 2008-05-01


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