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Academic Culture: A Student's Guide to Studying at University, 3rd Edition

Jean Brick, Maria Herke and Deanna Wong


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ISBN / EAN: 9781420257038
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
ACSH100 - Academic Communication in the Social Sciences and Humanities Macquarie University
ACBE100 - Academic Communication in Business and Economics Macquarie University
WACB100 - Academic Communication in Business and Economics Macquarie University
ACSC100 - Academic Communication in Science Macquarie University
Module COM100 - Murdoch University
NURS1001 - Introduction to the Nursing Profession and Independent Learning Flinders University
BUIL1230 - Communications for Built Environment Professionals RMIT University
BESC1001 - Preparation for Academic Study Australian College of Applied Psychology
COUN0011 - Reflective Learning and Practice Australian College of Applied Psychology
BBA103 - Business Communication Assessments Holmesglen Institute of TAFE
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ISBN / EAN: 9781420257038
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
ACSH100 - Academic Communication in the Social Sciences and Humanities Macquarie University
ACBE100 - Academic Communication in Business and Economics Macquarie University
WACB100 - Academic Communication in Business and Economics Macquarie University
ACSC100 - Academic Communication in Science Macquarie University
Module COM100 - Murdoch University
NURS1001 - Introduction to the Nursing Profession and Independent Learning Flinders University
BUIL1230 - Communications for Built Environment Professionals RMIT University
BESC1001 - Preparation for Academic Study Australian College of Applied Psychology
COUN0011 - Reflective Learning and Practice Australian College of Applied Psychology
BBA103 - Business Communication Assessments Holmesglen Institute of TAFE
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Featuring helpful examples, skills practice' activities andword lists' in each chapter, Academic Culture develops student's ability to select and read appropriate resources, express their voice clearly, avoid plagiarism, structure their arguments, write essays and reports and actively participate in tutorials and seminars.

Publisher Description

Academic Culture 3rd edition A student's guide to studying at university Academic Culture: a student's guide to studying at university is a much-needed and immensely practical resource. It identifies the attitudes, values and expectations shared by people who teach and study in universities, and the ways that this culture affects student and lecturer behaviour. Designed for students who are entering university for the first time, the new edition of this widely successful text equips readers with the knowledge and skills to improve their academic performance. Featuring helpful examples, 'skills practice' activities and 'word lists' in each chapter, Academic Culture develops student's ability to select and read appropriate resources, express their voice clearly, avoid plagiarism, structure their arguments, write essays and reports and actively participate in tutorials and seminars. New chapters address writing a range of electronic texts and planning assignments

Author Biography

Jean Brick has been involved in the field of academic literacy for over 20 years. She has worked with undergraduates and postgraduate students from both English speaking and non-English speaking backgrounds, and currently teaches in the Linguistics Department of Macquarie University.

Table of Contents

Introduction About the author Acknowledgments Chapter 1 What is academic culture? Chapter 2 Opinions and positions Chapter 3 Critical thinking, problem solving and description Chapter 4 Independent learning Chapter 5 Students and lecturers Chapter 6 Sources of academic knowledge Chapter 7 Academic listening Chapter 8 Academic reading Chapter 9 Voices in academic texts Chapter 10 Expressing your own voice Chapter 11 Avoiding plagiarism Chapter 12 Voices in different types of text Chapter 13 Expressing your voice using hedges, boosters and attitude markers Chapter 14 Writing essays: general-specific texts Chapter 15 Writing reports: problem-solution texts Chapter 16 Writing research reports Chapter 17 Making your argument flow Chapter 18 Organising information in clauses Chapter 19 Taking part in tutorials and seminars Chapter 20 Group work Further reading Glossary Answers Index

Product Details

Author
Jean Brick, Maria Herke, Deanna Wong
Publisher
Macmillan Education Australia
Year
2016
Edition
3rd
ISBN-10
142025703X
ISBN-13
9781420257038
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2016-04-18
Subtitle
A Student's Guide to Studying at University
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
100
Illustrations
100 p.
Language
English
Textbook
1

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26 Jun, 2018
By Josiane