Academic Writing Skills breaks down the writing process into various skills which helps students with practicing and improving their writing skills.
Book and website
On the website that accompanies the book, multiple skills are discussed using rules of thumb, several short exercises and examples of the right answer.
By combining a clear explanation of the various skills and exercises with feedback, the training course is very effective.
The following topics are covered: the structure of a text, a scientific review article, preparing for writing, the content of the text, references, paraphrasing, citations, argumentation, cohesion, sentence structure, academic writing styles, revisions and how to put the finishing touches to a text.
Academic Writing Skills consists of detailed online writing training and a book that can be used as a reference book.
What's new in this second edition?
The focus in this second edition is on writing an academic review article. A separate chapter is devoted to looking for and selecting academic literature and attention is paid to the description and processing of academic sources in the text.
The book and website are suitable for bachelor students of psychology, pedagogy & education and social sciences.
Henk T. van der Molen
Prof. dr. Henk T. van der Molen is hoogleraar psychologie bij het Instituut voor Psychologie van de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam en bij de Faculteit Psychologie van de Open Universiteit Nederland... Meer