Do ever wish that you could write the perfect university essay? Are you left baffled about where to start? This easy-to-use guide walks you through the nuts and bolts of academic writing, helping you develop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marks. From identifying the essay type and planning a structure, to honing your research skills, managing your time, finding an essay voice, and referencing correctly, "Writing Essays For Dummies" shows you how to stay on top of each stage of the essay-writing process, to help you produce a well-crafted and confident final document. "Writing Essays For Dummies" covers: Part I - Navigating a World of Information - Chapter 1: Mapping Your Way: Starting to Write Essays and Chapter 2: Identifying the essay type; Part II - Researching, Recording and Reformulating - Chapter 3: Eyes Down: Academic reading, Chapter 4: Researching Online, Chapter 5: Note-taking and Organising your Material and Chapter 6: Avoiding Plagiarism; Part III - Putting Pen to Paper - Chapter 7: Writing as a process and Chapter 8: Getting Going and Keeping Going; and, Part IV - Mastering Language and Style - Chapter 9: Writing with Confidence, Chapter 10: Penning the Perfect Paragraph and Chapter 11: Finding Your Voice. This title also covers: Part V - Tightening Your Structure and Organisation - Chapter 12: Preparing the Aperitif: The Introduction, Chapter 13: Serving the Main Course: The Essay's Body, Chapter 14: Dishing up Dessert: The Conclusion and Chapter 15: Acknowledging Sources of Information; Part VI - Finishing with a Flourish: The Final Touches - Chapter 16: It's All in the Detail, Chapter 17: Perfecting Your Presentation and Chapter 18: The afterglow; and, Part VII - Part of Tens - Chapter 19: Ten Tips to Avoid Things Going Wrong and Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make Your Essay Stand Out.
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January 11, 2011
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