Greasley Doing Essays And Assignments Images

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This book provides students with an insider's view of what tutors and professors are looking for when they set essays and assignments. As such it will be a vital purchase for any student seeking practical and effective guidance on how to write successful essays and other written assignments.
Both lively and authoritative in equal measure, Doing Essays and Assignments: Essential Tips for Students leads its readers through all of the skills that are required for the process of essay and assignment writing at a number of levels. Pete Greasley finds the perfect balance between a humorous style and a comprehensive approach, which highlights a wide range of specific practical tips that all students could benefit from.
The tips are backed up by a survey of tutors, which highlights the things that markers are really looking for in students' work, paying particular attention to areas in which students commonly struggle. Topics include:
planning, time management and deadlinesreading and researching the literaturewriting introductions and conclusionsanswering the questioncritical analysis and argumentreferencinglanguage, grammar and expressionavoiding plagiarism
This will be a must-have book for all university students. The book's clear organization and broad content have been developed from the survey of tutors and Greasley's own extensive teaching experience. As enjoyable as it is functional, Doing Essays and Assignments sets the essay writing process within a manageable structure that will prove a friend to students and markers alike.
Pete Greasley is a lecturer at the School of Health Studies, University of Bradford.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 14mm | 358.34g
  • 17 May 2011
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 1849202036
  • 9781849202039
  • 624,647

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Have you ever been stunned by a low grade, when you were expecting an A or B?
Are you struggling to make the jump from a second to a first?

Doing Essays and Assignments gives you an insider's view on what tutors and professors really want when they assign essays and projects, and reveals how you can raise your game and achieve the best grades.

Drawing on a survey of lecturers, and examples of real student work, this handy guide provides practical advice to help you not only understand what is expected of you, but also get ideas on how to deliver what your tutor is looking for. Providing a behind-the-scenes look at marking, find out how you can successfully craft the perfect written assignment, and discover tips and techniques on:
Planning and deadlines, helping you manage your workload effectivelyGaining higher marks through critically formed arguments Communicating clearly with the correct language, grammar, and expressionAvoiding common marking pitfalls such as referencing and plagiarism.
This new edition also reveals how to successfully navigate group work, literature reviews, and presentations to improve your grades.

With valuable insight from tutors, and practical tips to apply to your work, you might just want to keep this book to yourself...!


SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • 01 Nov 2016
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1473912075
  • 9781473912076
  • 712,717

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