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Assignment Writing Skills. Tutorials, Problems and Reviews. Past Problems (General). Writing Skills: Plan & Strategy, Language, Style, , Tone, Vocabulary , Formatting ,.. Assignment Handling Skills Content Development Skills Referencing. Numbering / Paragraphing. I II III A B C 1 2 3

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Assignment writing skills

Assignment Writing Skills

Tutorials, Problems and Reviews


Past problems general

Past Problems (General)

  • Writing Skills:

    • Plan & Strategy, Language, Style,, Tone, Vocabulary, Formatting,..

  • Assignment Handling Skills

  • Content Development Skills

  • Referencing


Numbering paragraphing

Numbering / Paragraphing

I II III

A B C

1 2 3

a b c

I 2 3

a b c


Copying vs referencing

Copying vs Referencing

  • uncritically absorbing - and reproducing - other people's ideas

  • lengthy quotations linked by a few of your own words will not be highly regarded

    Reference and Citations http://infoskills.port.ac.uk


Referencing

Referencing

Bibliography – a list of ALL sources referred to or of interest to the reader

Reference List – only include books, articles…..cited in the text. For the purpose of supporting the proposition or figures etc… in the text and to provide further source of studying into directly related areas


Referencing1

Referencing

Harvard Referencing:

Book – author/editor, year, title, edition, volume #, place of publication

Publisher, page#

Article – author, year, title of article, title of journal, volume / issue, page#

Electronic Info – ditto (same), plus URL/DB Address

In-Text Citations/Quotation – Author’s Name. Year of Publication, Page#

Reference List – at the end of the document with full details

Author Unknown, May 26, 2006 “Harvard Referencing 2005”, Library & Information Science, http://library.curtin.edu.au/referencing/harvard.pdf


Exam assignment techniques

Exam / Assignment Techniques

  • Carefully read each word

  • Translate into “Key Bullets”

  • Review Marks Scheme

  • Relate to Prior Academic Study and Experience

  • for Writing and Content…

  • Plan Draft Review and Enrichment

  • Formatting & Audit


Activities reading

Activities / Reading:

  • Academic Writing Skills

    • http://www.deakin.edu.au/studentlife/academic-skills/

  • Report Writing (report vs essay)

    • http://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/writing/reports.html

  • Answering Assignment (Keywords)

    • http://www.lc.unsw.edu.au/olib.html


Assignment writing skills

  • Critical Academic Essay

    • http://www.griffith.edu.au/school/gbs/mgt/resources/content_resources.html

  • Harvard Referencing

  • Style in Business Writing (vs Academic)


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