PART 1: THE ESSENTIALS OF ACADEMIC WRITING.- An Introduction to Academic Writing.- Exploring Academic Genres.- Processes in Academic Writing. PART 2: WRITING GENRES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY.- How to Write Reflective Texts.- How to Write a Care Critique.- How to Write an Argument.- How to Write Other Genres. PART 3: WORKING WITH TEXTS.- Variety in Writing.- Avoiding Plagiarism.- Referencing Systems.- Conclusion: Putting it All Together.
Fully updated since publication in 2007, and with extended and revised sections in key areas such as plagiarism & Copyright, and Citing & Referencing, How to write Essays & Assignments will allow a student to assess and address their particular weaknesses in planning and writing great academic essays and delivers detailed tips, techniques and strategies to enable them to significantly improve their abilities and performance in time to make a difference.
This new edition helps demystify the referencing process and provide essential guidance to ensure you are not committing plagiarism. It provides clear guidelines on why and when to reference as well as how to correctly cite from a huge range of sources. Tackles all the main forms of referencing including Harvard, APA, MLA and Numeric. It offers additional 'frequently asked questions' and answers; quotations from real students; exercises and quizzes to test your knowledge; information on referencing management software and a detailed guide to referencing electronic sources and choosing reliable internet sites.
Academic Research, Writing & Referencing will provide you with practical guidance and tips on searching for literature and referencing your sources in a scholarly manner, helping you to avoid plagiarism and to produce successful academic writing assignments whatever your course of study.