Based on their many years of experience, the authors have structured
the book so as to build students? confidence in their own writing
ability whilst at the same time respecting conventional ideas of what
is, and what is not, acceptable in the academic domain. To reinforce
student learning, the material is presented using a wealth of clear
examples, hands-on tasks with answers, and logical sequences that build
on earlier chapters. The first two sections of the book address the
preparation and writing of assignments and research projects, while the
third provides a useful toolkit containing reference materials on areas
including punctuation, grammar and academic terminology.
What is good academic writing?
How should I present my written work?
How can I improve my written work?
Academic writing can be a daunting prospect for new undergraduates and
postgraduates alike, regardless of whether they are home or overseas
students. This accessible book provides them/students with all they
need to know to produce excellent written work.
The book includes numerous tips and insights and comprehensively covers issues such as: