Reading and Making Notes by Jeanne GodfreyThis practical, pocket-sized guide takes students through the dos and don'ts of making notes and helps them to develop effective reading and note-making strategies. It breaks down the process into clear stages, from understanding assignment titles and fine-tuning sources to using different note-making formats and software. Packed with tips and examples, it will help students to gain confidence in reading for academic purposes and achieve the best marks they can for their work. Its succinct and accessible style makes it an ideal resource for undergraduates and postgraduates of all disciplines. It would also be a valuable text for mature students who are returning to academic study and looking to brush up on their reading and note-making skills. New to this Edition: - Fully updated with brand new content on note-making, short activities and even more illustrative examples
Call Number: 371.30281 GOD
Publication Date: 2014-04-29
Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates by Mike Wallace; Alison WrayReading critically, and writing using critical techniques, are crucial skills you need to apply to your academic work. If you need to engage with published (or unpublished) literature such as essays, dissertations or theses, research papers or oral presentations, this proven guide helps you develop a reflective and advanced critical approach to your research and writing. New to this edition: Two new chapters on basic and advanced writing skills More advice on self-bias and perception Updates and additional examples throughout Updated online resources providing additional support. A Companion Website provides additional resources to help you apply the critical techniques you learn. From templates and checklists, access to SAGE journal articles and additional case studies, these free resources will make sure you successfully master advanced critical skills.
Call Number: 378.170281 WAL
Publication Date: 2021-05-25
Reading Critically at University by Mike MetcalfeHave you ever been asked to critique an article, book, or past project and wondered what exactly was meant by 'critique'? Reading Critically at University provides 13 different ways of undertaking a critique. It will help you to confidently use these critique methods to develop your own methods. Each chapter contains sample passages, example critiques and explanations of underlying theory to help you to consolidate your understanding and skills. Reading Critically at University will support undergraduate and graduate students across the social sciences, as they master different critique methods. It will also be an excellent resource for all undergraduate study skills modules.