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Assignment & Thesis Writing, 4th Edition

Assignment & Thesis Writing, 4th Edition

Jonathan Anderson

ISBN: 978-0-471-42181-8

May 2001

174 pages

Select type: Paperback


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This book has been one of the most successful guides for students since the first edition was published in 1970. It is a standard reference to assist students in writing essays, assignments, tutorial papers, dissertations and theses. The information is clear and easy to find, and the complexities of formal research and writing are concisely and lucidly explained.
Part I: Assignments and Theses at the Tertiary Level
1. Writing at the Tertiary Level
2. Planning the Assignment
3. Planning the Thesis
4. Scholarly Writing: A Case Study
5. Computer Tools for Writing
6. The Computer as an Information Tool

Part II: Writing the Assignment of Thesis
7. Common Features of Editorial Style
8. The General Format
9. Page and Chapter Format
10. The Use of Quotations
11. Footnotes
12. Tables and Figures
13. Referencing
14. Appendices

Part III: Revising the Assignment of Thesis
15. Editing and Evaluating the Final Product

A. Additional Resources for Writers
B. Abbreviations Commonly Used in Scholarly Writing