Get Great Marks for Your Essays

Get Great Marks for Your Essays

Get Great Marks for Your Essays

Get Great Marks for Your Essays

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Since the publication of the first edition of Get Great Marks forYourEssays, many students have contacted me to let me know how much the book has helped them. While such feedback is always rewarding, it is also a testament to the old motto, ‘If it ain't broke, don't fix it.’ Therefore, the second edition continues the successful format of the first—it remains short, accessible, and packed with essential hints and practical advice on how to ensure you write essays that get great marks. However, the widespread availability of the World Wide Web (the web) has necessitated a second edition that deals with how to use this technology to your best advantage. A new chapter on the web answers common questions, such as how to search the web effectively and how to evaluate the credibility of the information you find. I also show you how to reference web-based sources of information such as websites, electronic journals and downloaded documents.

Aside from the new web chapter, I have revised each chapter to improve the flow of material and have specifically reworked the sections on interpreting essay questions, doing analysis, preparing book and article reviews, and writing exam essays. I have added new material on group work, the . . .

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