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Writing for Academic Success 2ed

by Gail Craswell and Megan Poore SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2011
ISBN:
9780857029287
Format:
Pbk 264 pages
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Writing for Academic Success is a vital practical guide for any postgraduate student. If you seek to manage your writing effectively, reduce stress, and improve your confidence and efficiency, this book is for you. The authors show you how to acquire communicative rigor in research essays, reports, book and article reviews, exam papers, research proposals, and literature reviews, through to thesis writing, posters and papers for presentation and publication. This second edition has been fully revised to reflect the online learning explosion. The authors provide insightful new material about how to work productively in different online contexts such as with blogs and wikis, setting up an e-portfolio, and raising an online profile. They also set out a focused guide to issues unique to digital communication, and working with and across different media and technologies. The book includes advice on common writing concerns, cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary practices, a list of helpful words and phrases, and subject-specific examples of writing ranging from economics to philosophy to medicine. Writing for Academic Success is essential for graduate students both in taught courses and conducting research, and is also very useful for upper-level undergraduates.

What is the background to primary language learning? What does language learning offer a primary school? How might I structure language learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage? How should I begin to offer language learning in KS1 and KS2? Where to next? How can I embed the language into the school day and the wider curriculum? How do I make sure I really challenge the older learners? How do I use the KS2 Framework? How do I know if the children are learning? How can I help them progress smoothly to KS3? What does research tell us about integration of languages into the curriculum? Where can I find good materials and information?

'Gail Craswell has written an excellent book. Chapters are rich with detailed, step-by-step explanations that will be as useful to experienced writers as to students. Clear, specific advice with concise steps for succeeding at each kind of writing makes each chapter a valuable tool' - Design Research News
Gail Craswell Australian National University, Canberra
Megan Poore University of Canberra