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Get a grip: understanding your task
This resource takes you through the process of analysing your assignment task to ensure that you're clear about what you're being asked to do, giving you some useful techniques to ensure that your work remains focused on directly addressing the question at hand.
What's the big idea: developing and organising your argument
This resource outlines a five-step technique you can use to help you to identify what your main arguments are, and to organise your ideas into a coherent structure.
Never a wasted word: writing your essay
This resource explores the purpose and process of writing an essay, highlighting how you can ensure that your themes run throughout your work, and that every section of your essay supports your argument to help your reader to understand your ideas.
Better safe than sorry: proofreading your work
This resource explores three vital elements to review when proofreading your work - flow, clarity and accuracy - and gives you a chance to learn about and apply some techniques to ensure that you check your work properly.
Citing it right: introducing referencing
This resource explores the principles behind referencing, highlighting why it is good academic practice. It outlines when and how you need to reference, and how to read a reference when following up a source listed on a reading list or bibliography.
Interpreting your assignment (from University of Leeds)
This resource will guide you through how to interpret your assignment tasks, from analysing the different parts of the title and brief to what question you need to consider before putting pen to paper. Launch
Original thinking allowed: avoiding plagiarism (from University of Manchester)
This resource explores some of the issues surrounding academic integrity, providing you with techniques to help you to avoid plagiarism when referring to the work of others and to add your own voice into your work.
Report writing (from University of Manchester)
This resource explores key elements of producing a written report. Including, structure, purpose, language and referencing; It highlights important considerations to help you write clear and concise reports.