This book gives students an insider's view of what professors are looking for when they set essays and assignments. As such it will be a vital purchase for any student seeking practical and effective guidance on how to write successful essays and other written assignment.
Both lively and authoritative in equal measure, Doing Essays and Assignments: Essential Tips for Students leads its readers through all of the skills required for the process of essay and assignment writing at a number of levels. Pete Greasley finds the perfect balance between a humorous style which maintains the reader's interest throughout and a comprehensive approach which highlights a wide range of specific practical tips that all students could benefit from.
Greasley's tips are backed up by a survey of lecturers, which highlights the things that markers are really looking for in students' work. However the book remains closely focused on its readers' needs, paying particular attention to areas in which students commonly struggle. Topics include:
- Introductions, conclusions and structuring
- Finding and reading literature
- Answering the question
- Critical analysis
This will be a must-have book for all university students. The book's clear organization and broad content have been developed from Greasley's own extensive teaching experience. As enjoyable as it is functional, Doing Essays and Assignments sets the essay writing process within a manageable structure that will prove a friend to students and markers alike.