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Writing Skills for Education Students

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Paperback - 9781137610188

13 February 2018

$23.99

Ebook - 9781137610195

24 November 2018

$19.99

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13 February 2018

$29.99

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This concise text will help your students get to grips with the core academic skills they need to succeed at written assignments, including critical thinking, reading, note-making and assignment planning. It also equips...

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This concise text will help your students get to grips with the core academic skills they need to succeed at written assignments, including critical thinking, reading, note-making and assignment planning. It also equips students with practical strategies for reflecting on their learning and placement experiences and using observational data from their placements in written assignments. Chapters incorporate subject-specific examples and activities, which make it easier for students to develop these skills and apply them to their own work.
This engaging book will be an essential companion for all students of Education, Childhood Studies and related disciplines.

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  • Provides accessible and concise guidance on the different kinds of assignments students will face during their Education degree, including essays, reports, literature reviews and dissertations
  • Includes two chapters dedicated to reflective writing, a skill which many students find especially challenging
  • Features boxed activities and exercises to help students develop and test their skills
  • Contains insights from students on Education degrees and recent graduates

Introduction
1. What Should I Be Reading?
How Should I Be Reading?
3. Taking Notes and Making Notes
4. Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism
5. Thinking Critically for an Education Degree
6. Planning Your Writing
7. The Characteristics of Academic Writing
8. Structuring and Beginning Your Writing
9. Different Kinds of Written Assignments
10. Receiving and Using Feedback Effectively
11. Reflective Writing: Reflecting on Your Own Learning Experiences
12. Reflecting on Observed Experiences in Practice
13. Next Steps: Taking Your Degree Forward
Index.


This is a long awaited book for all involved in the study of Education. Informative and detailed, it offers the beginning and returning student a much needed foundation with which to appreciate and effectively respond to the complex field of Education. (Karen Lowing, University of Stirling, UK)
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Charlotte Barrow is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Rebecca Westrup is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of East Anglia, UK.

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Charlotte Barrow is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Rebecca Westrup is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of East Anglia, UK.

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