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Report writing

Report writing

Reid, Michelle, 1979-

"Aims to give students the understanding, confidence and tools to use report writing conventions to communicate their purpose, whatever their subject and whatever report they are writing. Real-life examples of student reports illustrate good writing style and effective communication. Diagrams and illustrations are used to make key points"-- Provided by publisher

Book. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Michelle Reid
ISBN: 023037655X, 9780230376557
Note: Formerly CIP.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: ix, 113 p. : ill. ; 11 x 14 cm.
Series: Pocket study skills
Subject: English language Rhetoric.; STUDY AIDS / Study Guides.; REFERENCE / Writing Skills.; EDUCATION / General.; Report writing.; Research.; Academic writing.

Contents

  1. Acknowledgements
  2. Introduction The Purpose of ReportsGathering Your InformationStructuring Your Report Business Plans, Project Proposals and Dissertations Presenting Your FindingsWriting ConciselyReport Writing at WorkReferencesUseful Sources Index

Author note

MICHELLE REID is a Study Adviser at the University of Reading, UK. She has researched the areas of student time management and report writing as part of the LearnHigher CETL, and is co-author of the Pocket Study Skills book Time Management. Michelle is vice-president of the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) and chairs the ALDinHE working group on professional development.

Description for teachers

Aims to give students the understanding, confidence and tools to use report writing conventions to communicate their purpose, whatever their subject and whatever report they are writing. Real-life examples of student reports illustrate good writing style and effective communication. Diagrams and illustrations are used to make key points.