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Get a Better Grade: Seven Steps to Excellent Essays and Assignments
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Get a Better Grade: Seven Steps to Excellent Essays and Assignments (Paperback)

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Not sure how to start your essay or prepare for a presentation? Worried about how to structure your report? Questioning what a good assignment actually looks like?





With encouraging, jargon-free advice and a clearly defined seven-step plan to getting better grades, this book takes the fear out of academic writing and gives you the tools you need to succeed. Punchy and packed with the dos and don'ts of good writing, it helps you improve your grades quickly and with minimal hassle.





Covering not just essays, but also group work, reports, reviews, research projects, journaling, and presentations, it provides effective tips on:









Defeating writers' block

Identifying and using relevant sources

Planning and outlining strategies

Building arguments and providing evidence

Developing critical and analytical thinking

Cultivating writing style

Mastering presentation.





Focused on explaining and demonstrating the core requirements of academic assignments through detailed examples, this book provides all the support you need to build confidence and produce high-quality assignments.











SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

EducationCareers & StudyingStudy & learning skills: generalEssays & WritingEssays & Journalism Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd Publication Date: 17/08/2017 ISBN-13: 9781473948983  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Prof Mal Leicester is Emeritus Professor at the University of Nottingham where she held the chair of adult learning and teaching. She was responsible for monitoring departmental assessments (criteria and consistency). She marked assignments at all levels both as an internal and an external Examiner and for the work of graduate and postgraduate students and supervised student dissertations and theses in philosophy, multicultural education, moral education, ethical issues and inclusive education. Previously Mal was senior lecturer in continuing education at the University of Warwick. She has been a secondary school teacher, was the county of Avon's advisor for multicultural education and the director of a community organisation in Birmingham. Mal has written a variety of educational books and papers including, most recently, Can I tell you about Tourette Syndrome?, a guide for friends, family and professionals. Dr Denise Taylor is an environmental and wildlife conservation professional with a focus on large carnivores, and in particular wild canids. She was awarded her PhD as a mature student in 2012 in the field of environmental education from the University of Nottingham. Denise has written books and papers on environmental education and canid conservation, and more recently has been involved in education projects on badger conservation in the UK. As an entrepreneur, Denise is the owner and managing director of Bridge PR & Media Services Limited, where she also delivers educational workshops on marketing strategy, and writing content for press and marketing.

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