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Writing Successful Reports and Dissertations [electronic resource]

Lucinda Becker
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Los Angeles : Sage, 2015.
Language
English
Series
SAGE Study Skills
Sage Study Skills
ISBN
9781446298268 (hbk.), 1446298264 (hbk.), 9781446298275 (pbk.), 1446298272 (pbk.), 9781473907317 (PDF ebook)
Summary
"Help is here! In this handy little book you will 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 will show you, step-by-step, how to plan and deliver a perfect piece of writing to gain top marks."--Page [4] of cover.
Contents
  • Why a dissertation?
  • What is distinctive about a dissertation?
  • What are research questions?
  • What makes a good dissertation?
  • When and why would I write a report?
  • What is distinctive about a report?
  • Should I be asking research questions in a report?
  • Devising a strategy
  • Gathering material
  • Finding your voice
  • Are you a natural planner?
  • A planning strategy
  • Your first step
  • Four planning methods
  • Negative pauses
  • Necessary pauses
  • Positive pauses
  • Words
  • Phrases
  • Sentences
  • Paragraphs
  • Sections and chapters
  • Increasing impact
  • Checking your document
  • Now take your fingers off the keyboard.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes index.
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