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Academic Literacy, Second Edition
JUTA | English | 2016 | ISBN-10: 148511179X | 142 pages | PDF | 2.98 mb
By Beekman, L
Academic literacy is an essential tool for the achievement of academic success and, ultimately, career goals. This new edition of Academic Literacy covers all the necessary skills and competencies for constructive and successful academic study. Not only does it focus on reading, writing, listening and verbal communication, but also on developing thinking skills, possibly the core competency needed at this level of study.
The book exposes students to: understanding and engaging with academic study; developing vocabulary; reading for study purposes; argument; paraphrasing and summarising; writing paragraphs; assignment writing; studying; examination skills; and managing time and stress.
New to the Second Edition:
• Chapter on study skills
• Expanded section on referencing and how to avoid plagiarism
• New information on how to evaluate material on the internet for academic purposes.The reports provide models of text that define and classify the topic, then provide factual details.
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