Writing at University: A Guide for Students (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
208
Utgivningsdatum
2008-05-01
Upplaga
3
Förlag
Open University Press
Medarbetare
Lea, Mary
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white line drawings black & white illustrations figures
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
230 x 152 x 12 mm
Vikt
380 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780335221165
Writing at University: A Guide for Students (häftad)

Writing at University: A Guide for Students

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writing at university offers guidance on how to develop the writing you have to do at university along with a greater understanding of what is involved in this complex activity. Writing is seen as a tool for learning as well as a product to be assessed. The importance of what you yourself can bring as a writer to your academic writing is stressed throughout the book. the book looks at an array of writing projects, including essays, reports and dissertations, and analyzes what is expected of each form of assignment. the authors provide examples of student writing and reflections on writing by both tutors and students. This edition includes new sections on:
  • Making an argument and persuading your reader
  • Using sources creatively
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Writing online
  • Further sources of information about academic writing
writing at university is an essential resource for all college and university students, including postgraduates, who wish to develop their academic writing. It will also be an invaluable aid for tutors in supporting their students.
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Phyllis Creme is research fellow in academic literacies in Education and Professional Development at UCL. She runs the new HEFCE funded Writing and Learning Mentor project and works on the CALT Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education programme. Recent research in student writing includes uses of learning journals and the relationship between academic and creative writing.



Mary R. Lea is a lecturer at the Open University in the Institute of Educational Technology. She has extensive experience of both supporting students with their writing and researching in the field of writing and learning.

Innehållsförteckning

1. You and university writing
2. Getting started
3. Writing for different courses
4. Beginning with the title
5. Reading as part of writing
6. Organizing and shaping your writing
7. Making an argument and persuading your reader
8. Making good use of your sources
9. Putting yourself into your academic writing
10. Putting it together
11. Completing the assignment and preparing for next time
12. Exploring different kinds of writing
13. Learning journals and reflective writing

Further reading and some additional sources
References
Index