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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Planning your Essay

ISBN 9781137013507
Publication Date July 2009
Formats Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Pocket Study Skills

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.

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.

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
Drafting and Redrafting
References and Appendices
Using Feedback


'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
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