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Mastering Academic Writing : Student Success - Boba Samuels

Mastering Academic Writing

Student Success

Paperback Published: 29th December 2018
ISBN: 9781446299678
Number Of Pages: 224

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Focusing on research-related assignments, this book helps you navigate the potential pitfalls of academic writing through the experience of students who face the same challenges you do. Packed with hands-on exercises and insightful feedback, this workbook gives you the practice you need to fine tune your academic writing.

Using their years of experience coaching students, the authors help you to:

  • Develop and hone arguments
  • Organise and interpret source material
  • Write effective research proposals
  • Follow academic conventions with confidence
  • Complete collaborative writing projects.

Perfect for anyone transitioning from undergraduate to postgraduate degrees, Mastering Academic Writing provides the skills, tips, and tricks you need to move beyond the basics of academic writing and meet the new expectations of further study.


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!

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The case format establishes a narrative arc to each chapter to engage students in the chapter contents. Real student experiences give the text credibility and ground the advice about writing in real contexts. The focus on writing processes, advanced academic genres, and revision make this book an excellent choice for undergraduates and masters students across the disciplines.

-- Roger Graves

Chapter 1: Developing an Argument
Chapter 2: Focusing a Research Topic
Chapter 3: Entering the Academic Conversation: Integrity When Using Sources
Chapter 4: Writing a Literature Review
Chapter 5: Using Voice to Make Your Mark
Chapter 6: Preparing a Scholarship Proposal
Chapter 7: Writing about Data
Chapter 8: Writing Collaboratively

ISBN: 9781446299678
ISBN-10: 1446299678
Series: Student Success
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 29th December 2018
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 17.0  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1

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