Study Skills for International Postgraduates - Palgrave Study Skills

Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university.
ISBN: 9781403995803
Author: Martin Davies
Page: 314
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2011
Format: Book
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
Language: English

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Table of Contents:
PART I: BEING A POSTGRADUATE STUDENT
Getting Started as a Postgraduate
PART II: BASIC SURVIVAL SKILLS
Time Management, Getting Organised
Managing Information Collected
Reading: A Complex Skill
PART III: PERILS AND PITFALLS
Plagiarism and Paraphrasing
Referencing: The Importance of Acknowledgement
PART IV: STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF OTHERS: DOING RESEARCH
The Research Process
PART V: WHAT ABOUT ME?: CRITICISING AND ANALYSING
Critical Thinking
PART VI: PUTTING PEN TO PAPER: WRITING FOR ASSESSMENT
Writing Style and Language
Writing Critical Reviews: A Step-by-Step Guide
Writing an Empirical Report
Preparing the Research Essay
Writing a Research Essay
Writing a Literature Review
The Final Polish: Editing and Proofreading
PART VII: BEING HEARD: SPEAKING FOR ASSESSMENT
Giving a Paper and Presenting in a Tutorial
Speaking to your Supervisor or Lecturer
PART VIII: WANT TO GO FURTHER?
Writing a Research Proposal
What Next? Completing a PHD
Glossary of Ter

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