This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university, packed with tips, diagnostic tools and tutorials to boost your grades.
This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university. Packed with tips, tools and a digital companion loaded with real-life examples, this book will help you:
- communicate your ideas with confidence and clarity
- watch your skills grow with diagnostic tools
- create your own study plan tailored to the skills you need
- know what your tutor is looking for and how to deliver
- turn your skills into success after university.
This book is specially designed to show you where your strengths are and what you need to work on, so you get a practice plan that is perfect for your needs. It then arms you with the principles and practice to get ahead in your academic writing, presentations and group work.
The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!
PART 1 WRITING SKILLS
Chapter 1 Getting Started on Your Essay
Chapter 2 Getting Started on Your Lab Report
Chapter 3 Writing Exams, Reflective Essays, Dissertations and Posters
Chapter 4 Writing with Clarity
Chapter 5 Writing with Accuracy
Chapter 6 Being Concise
Chapter 7 Writing in Academic Style
Chapter 8 Referencing with Accuracy
PART 2 READING AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS SKILLS
Chapter 9 Reading Skills
Chapter 10 Critical Thinking and Analysis
PART 3 PRESENTATIONS, SPEAKING AND LISTENING SKILLS
Chapter 11 Giving Effective Presentations
Chapter 12 Communicating in Seminars
Chapter 13 Working in Groups
Chapter 14 Getting the Most out of Your Lectures