Writing successful reports and dissertations /

"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 g...

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Main Author: Becker, Lucinda M.,
Format: Printed Book
Language:English
Series:Sage study skills.
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505 0 |a 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. 
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