Dissertations and Project Reports

A Step by Step Guide
Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137364270
Category: Education
Page: 224
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Faced with your dissertation or major project and need some help getting started? Thinking about how your final project will affect your overall grades? Then read on. Tapping into her tried and tested formula for learning, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, Stella Cottrell, takes you step-by-step through the key stages of planning, developing, researching and writing up your dissertation or project report. Whether you are an undergraduate or a postgraduate, this guide: - Offers comprehensive coverage of the major components essential to producing strong dissertations and project reports - Gives unique emphasis to the importance of project management skills - Gets you involved through interactive activities, checklists and engaging student examples Most importantly, it offers the support you need at every stage and will help ensure that the creation of your academic masterpiece is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Studieren - Das Handbuch


Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783827423603
Category: Science
Page: 352
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Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".

How to Write Dissertations & Project Reports


Author: Kathleen McMillan,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273713586
Category: Study Aids
Page: 286
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Students need more help than ever before in selecting their dissertation or project topic and ensuring this major project gets the best marks. This book provides crucial support that will help organise their thinking and get them on the road to success.

Valuepack

Business Ethics and Values/How to Write Dissertations and Project Reports
Author: Alan Lovell,Colin Fisher,Kathleen McMillan,Jonathan Weyers
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781408200513
Category:
Page: N.A
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This Value Pack consists of Business Ethics and Values, 3/e by Lovell/Fisher (ISBN: 9780273694786); How to Write Dissertations & Project Reports, 1/e by McMillan/Weyers (ISBN: 9780273713586)

Brilliant Dissertation

What You Need to Know and how to Do it
Author: Bill Kirton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780273743774
Category: Academic writing
Page: 342
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An accessible guide to the most important academic writing skills a student needs to write successful undergraduate dissertations and project reports on any HE course. This book will give the reader a sound grounding on what the whole business of dissertation and report writing is about, and will provide instantaneous, easily accessible answers to specific questions on all of the most important areas of planning, researching, writing, revising and referencing a successful dissertation or report.

Writing Successful Reports and Dissertations


Author: Lucinda Becker
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473907314
Category: Study Aids
Page: 208
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Are you unsure what your report should look like or how you’ll ever finish it in time? Are you freaking out about starting on an extended piece of writing? Help is here! In this handy little book, you’ll find expert guidance to enable you to produce a successful report or dissertation. With a focus on developing an effective writing style and argument, this book shows you, step-by-step, how to plan and deliver a perfect piece of writing to gain top marks. Open up to find advice on: What makes dissertations and reports distinctive Organising your time and materials Finding the right planning method for you How to structure your writing successfully Writing good sentences, paragraphs, sections and chapters. Read this book and you’re on your way to writing a great report or dissertation! 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!

Tackling Coursework

Assignments, Projects, Reports and Presentations
Author: David Parker
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 9781858051017
Category: Business
Page: 92
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Providing the student with practical guidance on how to approach the coursework requirement of a typical business studies course this book covers projects, assignments, reports and presentations. The text makes clear the different approaches needed for the different types of coursework, with examples of each in an appendix. There is also advice on how to conduct research, collect information and present results, in either written or verbal form.

Developing and Applying Study Skills

Writing Assignments, Dissertations and Management Reports
Author: Donald Currie
Publisher: CIPD Publishing
ISBN: 9781843980643
Category: Authorship
Page: 166
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Are your students struggling for guidance on how to approach the coursework elements of their course? This text is a practical guide to help students prepare for, work on and complete assignments, dissertations and management reports, how to gain these skills, and when and how to apply them. Suitable for students on any business, HRM or professional programme, including the CIPD qualification, the text takes a straightforward, hands-on approach which students can use as an ongoing tool to help their study and to support them when doing coursework. It also offers guidance on getting the best from lectures, tutorials, seminars, structured learning sessions and group work. Appropriate exercises, case studies and self-test questions are provided throughout the text to encourage students to increase their experience of tackling organisation-based problems, helping them to achieve success with their project.

Essays and Dissertations Made Easy: Flash


Author: Hazel Hutchison
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444141503
Category: Education
Page: 96
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The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Essays and Dissertations Made Easy is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to applied psychology. In just 96 pages, the reader will learn all about why we do the things we do. Ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious, Essays and Dissertations Made Easy is a quick, no-effort way to break into this fascinating topic.

Skills for Success

Personal Development and Employability
Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137426543
Category: Education
Page: 400
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Each chapter encourages students to think reflectively about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this revised and updated third edition has two new chapters on 'Taking charge of your life, learning and career' and 'What do employers really want?'.

Oxford Guide to Effective Writing and Speaking

How to Communicate Clearly
Author: John Seely
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191649104
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 352
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The Oxford Guide to Effective Writing and Speaking is the essential guide for everyone who needs to communicate in clear and effective English, both written and spoken. John Seely looks at the key factors to consider in tailoring your material so that you get your message across, such as understanding the demands of particular audiences, subjects, and situations. Clearly organized, the book is arranged in four sections: A Communicating in everyday life - covers a wide range of communications including writing emails to giving presentations and preparing reports. B Getting your message across - focuses on important factors such as the audience, the subject, time, and purpose. C Communication tools - offers advice on grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and punctuation to ensure that communication is accurate as well as appropriate. D The process of writing - looks at what's involved in writing longer pieces, including planning and drafting, research, summaries, editing, and presentation. Full of practical guidance, this book also includes helpful 'You Try' sections and 'guidelines' to practise and reinforce what you've learnt. The answers to the exercises in the 'You Try' sections can be found at the back of the book. This is the most comprehensive guide to using English for effective communication available; it covers an unrivalled range of situations and requirements, making it ideal for use at work, at school and university, or at home.

Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning


Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Palgrave
ISBN: 9780333921241
Category: Education
Page: 356
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Sets study skills teaching in context and outlines positive environments to enhance student skills. It addresses areas such as supportive infrastructures, induction, and supporting 'at risk' students. Topics include: interactive group skills, revision and exam strategies, writing, memory and critical analysis skills.

Effective Learning in the Life Sciences

How Students Can Achieve Their Full Potential
Author: David Adams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119977630
Category: Science
Page: 288
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Effective Learning in the Life Sciences is intended to help ensure that each student achieves his or her true potential by learning how to solve problems creatively in laboratory, field or other workplace setting. Each chapter describes state of the art approaches to learning and teaching and will include case studies, worked examples and a section that lists additional online and other resources. All of the chapters are written from the perspective both of students and academics and emphasize and embrace effective scientific method throughout. This title also draws on experience from a major project conducted by the Centre for Bioscience, with a wide range of collaborators, designed to identify and implement creative teaching in bioscience laboratories and field settings. With a strong emphasis on students thinking for themselves and actively learning about their chosen subject Effective Learning in the Life Sciences provides an invaluable guide to making the university experience as effective as possible.

The Undergraduate Research Handbook


Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230364969
Category: Reference
Page: 288
View: 9855

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This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

Historical Research

A Guide for Writers of Dissertations, Theses, Articles and Books
Author: Bill Mcdowell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317886364
Category: History
Page: 288
View: 1861

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This is the first practical guide to cover the various stages of a history research project, from the selection of the topic and the organization and interpretation of source material, through to the completion of the written-up record.Whether it is for a dissertation, thesis article or, indeed, full-length book, Historical Research deals with the purpose of research, and the implications, limitations and benefits of different research methods, as well as the effective presentation of the finished result.