The Good Writing Guide for Education Students - Sage Study Skills Series (Hardback)
  • The Good Writing Guide for Education Students - Sage Study Skills Series (Hardback)

The Good Writing Guide for Education Students - Sage Study Skills Series (Hardback)

Hardback 168 Pages / Published: 22/06/2012
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This accessible guide to writing academically is based on the author's many years of experience helping students to improve their writing and get better marks in assignments. The advice works because it uses real examples of students' work to explain what tutors look for, and shows you how to get there.

New to this Third Edition:

- increased coverage of plagiarism (and how to avoid it)

- how to show critical reflection and judgement

- turning useful notes from lectures and readings into powerful written arguments

- updated material on citations and references

- new examples of students' work

- developing an academic 'voice'.

The book is packed with practical advice on how to read widely, search for reading materials, structure your writing and use language effectively. With plenty of dos and don'ts, this is a perfect guide for students studying at all levels.

Dominic Wyse is Professor of Early Years and Primary Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.

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 website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781446207093
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 440 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition

'I am delighted to see this new edition. As well as the wealth of knowledge provided in earlier versions, new and welcome additions address emerging priorities for university education courses and invite the reader's active participation. It will be at the top of my department's reading lists!'
- Dr Shereen Benjamin, Senior Lecturer in Primary Education
The University of Edinburgh

'A highly appropriate text for all education students, the inclusion/analysis of tutors' comments alongside the existing Top Tips enhances the advice given. The close analysis of student work, identification of both effective and ineffective features and the detailed information regarding effective searches are amongst the many highlights'
- Mike Hickman, Head of Subject, Initial Teacher Education
York St John University

This down-to-earth and accessible guide offers practical and comprehensive advice on how to write in an academic way about education. Dominic Wyse explains key concepts such as the crucial importance of peer review and the correct way to reference media articles. Throughout the emphasis is on encouraging students to develop their own academic voice. -- Katy Parnell * Dyslexia Review *

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