Technology & Engineering

Where's Your Argument?

Author: Helen Cooper

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 120

View: 584

This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.
Critical thinking

Critical Thinking Skills

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Critical thinking

Page: 309

View: 700

Study skills

The Study Skills Handbook

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Study skills

Page: 236

View: 676

Education

Analyzing a Case Study

Author: Vanessa van der Ham

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 433

This quick reference guide will show you how to succeed in case study assignments. It takes the reader through the process step by step, from reading and understanding the assignment brief through to critically evaluating the case, applying theory and presenting the assignment. Examples throughout the book draw on a range of disciplines.
Education

Completing Your PhD

Author: Kate Williams

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 320

Concise and well-presented, this guide will be invaluable to any Ph.D. student seeking to successfully complete their thesis. Based on students' direct experiences, topics include developing your argument, planning your time, editing, what examiners are looking for, talking about your research, and the viva.
Study Aids

Planning Your Dissertation

Author: Kate Williams

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Study Aids

Page: 176

View: 222

Planning your Dissertation is a friendly and essential companion to your dissertation journey. It takes you step-by-step through the planning for each stage from your first idea to the finishing touches. Packed with practical advice and examples of student writing, this guide shows you how to: • find an idea and focus your research question • write a proposal • structure your literature review • choose your methodology • put the crucial finishing touches to your work
Study Aids

Planning Your Essay

Author: Janet Godwin

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Study Aids

Page: 144

View: 939

This handy guide takes students through the complete process from what to do before they begin, to using feedback constructively for their next essay. Clearly and well-presented, it includes lively illustrations and now a new chapter on being critical in your essays.
Education

Reading and Making Notes

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 601

Reading and making notes at university is different from studying at school and MA26. Common questions students have include: - what exactly do my tutors expect from me? - how do I decide what to read from a long reading list? - how can I make sure my notes will really help me produce excellent work? This practical pocket guide takes you through all stages of reading and note making, from different reading purposes to making the most effective use of your notes. Features include: - real university marking criteria, assignments, reading lists and texts - examples of common pitfalls to avoid when using notes in an assignment - new to this edition – an expanded 'Making Notes' section with even more text extracts and examples
Study Aids

Getting Critical

Author: Kate Williams

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Study Aids

Page: 112

View: 367

Students need to think critically about what they read or hear. This accessible guide shows students what being 'critical' in their work means, and how to bring that 'critical' dimension into all the work they do. It addresses the need and the skills of being critical in relation to reading and writing and is ideal for students at any level.