Essential Academic Skills / Edition 2

Essential Academic Skills / Edition 2

by Kathy Turner, Lynette Ireland, Brenda Krenus, Leigh Pointon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195568362

ISBN-13: 9780195568363

Pub. Date: 09/28/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Your first step to academic success!

Helping you become the best learner you can be, this book is a comprehensive guide to the academic skills required for the successful completion of a university degree.

With a step-by-step approach and activities focused on honing each skill, this book will help you build a core foundation of expertise in academic research

Overview

Your first step to academic success!

Helping you become the best learner you can be, this book is a comprehensive guide to the academic skills required for the successful completion of a university degree.

With a step-by-step approach and activities focused on honing each skill, this book will help you build a core foundation of expertise in academic research, writing, group work, exams, presentations and learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195568363
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Guided Tour
Contributors
Acknowledgments
1. Thinking About Learning
2. Listening and Participating
3. Reading for Academic Purposes
4. Basic Academic Writing Skills
5. Further Academic Skills: Working on an Assignment
6. Essays and Reflective Writing
7. Doing Case Studies and Writing Reports
8. Collaborative Learning: Working in Groups
9. Presentations
10. Examinations
11. Doing Small-scale Exploratory Research Projects
12. Writing Up Research
Appendix A: Basic Guidelines for Writing Citations and Reference List Items (APA)
Appendix B: Additional Exercises for Chapter 3
Appendix C: Additional Exercises for Chapter 4
Appendix D: Case Study Exercise
Appendix E: Reading and Understanding a Research Article
Bibliography
Index

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