How to Write an Assignment: Proven Techniques for Producing Essays, Reports and Dissertations That Succeed

How to Write an Assignment: Proven Techniques for Producing Essays, Reports and Dissertations That Succeed

by Pauline Smith
     
 

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This practical guide, written by a chief examiner, gives you the tools and planning techniques for making light work of assignments, essays, reports and dissertations. It covers: - Thoroughly understanding the title, question or brief - Choosing the right format for your assignment - Producing an outline plan Reseaching and taking notes - Drafting the structure

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This practical guide, written by a chief examiner, gives you the tools and planning techniques for making light work of assignments, essays, reports and dissertations. It covers: - Thoroughly understanding the title, question or brief - Choosing the right format for your assignment - Producing an outline plan Reseaching and taking notes - Drafting the structure and improving your style - Presenting the final assignment Examples and mini case studies show the difference between good and bad practice. Self-evaluation exercises ensure you stay on the right track.

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... contains everything you need to know to write an assignment, from how to unpack a hypothesis to referencing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845284411
Publisher:
How To Books
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Pages:
102
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Pauline Smith, an experienced teacher, chief examiner and Open Univeristy tutor, was Head of Continuing Professional Development at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Senior Education Adviser with the Department for Education and Skills (DFES). She is now an independent consultant.

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