Writing for Academic Success, Paperback

Writing for Academic Success Paperback

Part of the Sage Study Skills Series series


Writing for Academic Success is a vital practical guide for any ambitious student.

If you seek to manage your writing effectively, reduce stress, and improve your confidence and efficiency, this book is for you.

The authors show you how to acquire communicative rigor in research essays, reports, book and article reviews, exam papers, research proposals, and literature reviews, through to thesis writing, posters and papers for presentation and publication.

This second edition has been fully revised to reflect the online learning explosion.

The authors provide insightful new material about how to work productively in different online contexts such as with blogs and wikis, setting up an e-portfolio, and raising an online profile.

They also set out a focused guide to issues unique to digital communication, and working with and across different media and technologies.

The book includes advice on common writing concerns, cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary practices, a list of helpful words and phrases, and subject-specific examples of writing ranging from economics to philosophy to medicine. Writing for Academic Success is essential for undergraduate and postgraduate students both in taught courses and conducting research.

Gail Craswell was Senior Adviser to Graduate Students at the Australian National University, Canberra.

Megan Poore is Assistant Professor in Teacher Education at the University of Canberra.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 264 pages, black & white tables, figures
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Writing & editing guides
  • ISBN: 9780857029287



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