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Study Skills for International Postgraduates

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 328
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Macmillan Study Skills

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Paperback - 9781403995803

15 September 2011

$37.99

Ebook - 9780230344280

25 August 2011

$29.99

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25 August 2011

$30.99

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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. Helping to maximise your chances...

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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. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.

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Addresses the major challenges faced by international postgraduate students
Written for the growing number?of international postgraduate students
?Helps students maximise their chances of academic success in a western setting
?Takes a practical approach and provides strategies for?a smooth transition from undergraduate to independent study
The author is a postgraduate learning specialist with over twenty years of experience

Preface
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 Terms
Reference List
Index.
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MARTIN DAVIES is Acting Directorat the Teaching and Learning Unit,Faculty of Business and Economics,University of Melbourne, Australia.Heis the author of a number of books and haswritten papers for a diverse rangeof scholarly journals.His research interests include critical thinking skills, postgraduate learning, computer-aided argument mapping, evaluation and assessment, history of philosophy, and philosophy of mind.

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MARTIN DAVIES is Acting Directorat the Teaching and Learning Unit,Faculty of Business and Economics,University of Melbourne, Australia.Heis the author of a number of books and haswritten papers for a diverse rangeof scholarly journals.His research interests include critical thinking skills, postgraduate learning, computer-aided argument mapping, evaluation and assessment, history of philosophy, and philosophy of mind.

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