The Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking and Communicating at University

Author:   Diana Hopkins ,  Tom Reid
Publisher:   Sage Publications Ltd
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
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9781529796797


Pages:   448
Publication Date:   21 February 2024
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Diana Hopkins ,  Tom Reid
Publisher:   Sage Publications Ltd
Imprint:   Sage Publications Ltd
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Weight:   0.800kg
ISBN:  

9781529796797


ISBN 10:   1529796792
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   21 February 2024
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Part 1: Transition to University Chapter 1: Understanding university culture Part 2: Reading & Note-Taking Skills Chapter 2: Reading skills Part 3: Listening and Speaking Skills Chapter 3: Getting the Most Out of Lectures Chapter 4: Communicating in Seminars Part 4: Blended/Online Learning Chapter 5: Getting the most out of a blended learning approach Part 5: Course Work & Assignments Chapter 6: Academic Essays Chapter 7: Lab Reports Chapter 8: Presentations Chapter 9: Working in Groups Chapter 10: Taking Exams Chapter 11: Writing Dissertations Chapter 12: Writing Posters Chapter 13: Reflective Essays Chapter 14: Writing a blog Part 6: Taking a Critical Approach Chapter 15: Taking a critical approach Part 7: The Core skills of good writing Chapter 16: Writing with Clarity Chapter 17: Writing with Accuracy and correct use of grammar Chapter 18: Being Concise Chapter 19: Writing in Academic Style Part 8: Referencing and citing sources Chapter 20: Referencing with accuracy

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Diana Hopkins is a linguist, teacher trainer, and author who has taught in higher education institutions across the world. Her book, Grammar for IELTS, has sold over 200,000 copies. She is now a Freelance Consultant, previously Course Leader in the Academic Skills Centre at The University of Bath, and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). Tom Reid is a Freelance Consultant, previously Course Leader in the Academic Skills Centre at The University of Bath. He is a management specialist, and has designed and directed academic skills programmes at universities including Kent at Canterbury and Bath Spa. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). 

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