Essay Writing offers both staff and students a solid reference for one of the main methods used for assessing knowledge and understanding – the written essay. In contextualizing essay writing within the larger university experience – communication, the academic culture, different learning styles and approaches and learning and teaching at university, this book helps students to study more independently, learn more meaningfully and to write first-class essays.
About the Author
Mun Ling Shields is currently Senior Lecturer in the School of Languages and International Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. She has extensive experience of teaching personal development and study skills and supporting students with their writing in a wide range of subjects.
Table of Contents
Introduction: How to Use this Book Learning and Writing at University Answering the Essay Question Planning Different Types of Essay Acquiring Information Assessing Information Critically Managing Information Citing Information Paragraphing: the Introduction and Conclusion Paragraphing: the Body of the Essay Making it Flow The Finishing Touches Writing Exam Essays Conclusion