This is an essential resource for non-native English speakers who are studying in English at degree level. It is also ideal for students who are preparing for university-level studies and for use on pre-sessional courses for international students. Packed with checklists, tables, worksheets and activities to help students develop their academic skills Contains a wealth of advice on academic, social and cultural topics Includes first-hand accounts of studying in English from both students' and lecturers' perspectives Written by authors who have experience of studying overseas in a second language.
Introduction 1. What's New About Studying in English? Studying Abroad 4. Academic and Technical Vocabulary 5.
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View in ArchivesSpace. From the Blog View all blog articles. For Graduates May 23, Writing your Thesis Proposal - A guide from The Learning Centre at UNSW for students who are enrolled in a postgraduate research degree and who have been asked to submit a thesis proposal.
The Last Scramble: Submitting that Thesis - A very useful point-form list of advice on thesis writing. Writing a thesis - A great site for postgraduate research students from the University of Queensland. This site offers writing skills advice for dissertation writers and thesis writers. Joseph Levine, PhD. A useful site with good links.
A great portal site with some good advice included. Advice for preparing a short talk at a professional conference, where time is strictly limited. Ten tips for presenting a conference paper - Advice from a guide prepared by two academics will help you to impress a conference audience. Academic Writing: A handbook for international students. Abingdon: Routledge.
Becker, H. Writing for social scientists: How to start and finish your thesis, book, or article.
University of Chicago Press. Betts, K. Writing essays and research reports in the social sciences. Melbourne: Nelson. Reading for study and research. Australia: Longman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. London: Sage. While aimed at academic writing in general, this book has sections on thesis writing that covers a lot of key areas.
There are also chapters on managing academic writing, the mechanics of academic writing, writing a literature review and other academic texts sch as journal articles and books. Cryer, P. The research student's guide to success.
Open University press, Buckingham. Authoring a PhD thesis: how to plan, draft, write and finish a doctoral dissertation.
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Palgrave Study Guides. Patrick Dunleavy shares his accumulated wisdom as an experienced doctoral supervisor and academic writer in the social sciences. Focussing on the links between writing and thinking, his book takes students through the process of planning, drafting, writing, revising and shaping the thesis in an engaging, insightful and sometimes amusing way.
How to get a research degree: A survival guide. This small but comprehensive volume should be required reading for all commencing postgraduate research students and their supervisors.
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How to write a better thesis. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. Evans, D. Feak, C.
Evans, D. In Stage 2, students were asked to define and describe their overall plan for the future, beginning by specifying, clarifying, defining and prioritizing eight specific goals relating to their initial vision and counter-vision. Our undergraduate admissions policy provides the basis for admissions practice across the University and gives a framework for how we encourage, consider applications and admit students. American Psychologist ; 57 9 : — What you will study The English literature part of this course covers a range of literary periods, authors, genres and theories.
Telling a research story: Writing a literature review. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.