Planning Your Essay

Planning Your Essay

Paperback Pocket Study Skills

By (author) Janet Godwin

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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 109mm x 137mm x 10mm | 91g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Basingstoke
  • ISBN 10: 0230220673
  • ISBN 13: 9780230220676
  • Illustrations note: 20 black & white line drawings, 18 black & white tables
  • Sales rank: 180,940

Product description

Essay writing at university is an essential skill but for many students, is an area where they lack confidence. This handy guide takes students through the complete process from what to do before they begin, to using feedback constructively for their next essay. Clearly and well-presented, it includes lively illustrations.

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Author information

JANET GODWIN currently works at Oxford Brookes University, UK for the Upgrade study advice service and the Dsylexia SpLD service where she teaches study skills to students.

Review quote

'Planning Your Essay by Janet Godwin is a fantastic help for A level and University students. very clear, well structured - really great.' - Amazon review 'This is a brilliant essay guide, easy to follow and as it is in pocket form, it gives the impression of it being an easy read!'- Amazon review. 'I wish I'd seen this before I ever tackled A levels, never mind HE. Clear points with illustrations and a good format that is easy to dip into. It covers management of the task, structure for essays and appropriate content for the question type.' - Amazon review

Table of contents

Introduction and How to Use this Guide The Purpose of Essays What you Need to Know Before you Do ANYTHING! Planning Pays Dealing with the Question Analysing Essay Structure Introductions and Conclusions Types of Essay Exam Essays Researching Drafting and Redrafting References and Appendices Using Feedback References Index