Writing Successful Reports and Dissertations
- Lucinda Becker - Reading University, UK
Essays/Dissertations | Essays/Dissertations (UG) | Specific Study Skills (General)
Help is here! In this handy little book, you’ll find expert guidance to enable you to produce a successful report or dissertation. With a focus on developing an effective writing style and argument, this book shows you, step-by-step, how to plan and deliver a perfect piece of writing to gain top marks.
Open up to find advice on:
- What makes dissertations and reports distinctive
- Organising your time and materials
- Finding the right planning method for you
- How to structure your writing successfully
- Writing good sentences, paragraphs, sections and chapters.
Read this book and you’re on your way to writing a great report or dissertation!
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Very helpful support for dissertations and projects.
A useful study skills handbook which is ideal for offering guidance and information for dissertations and reports.
The use of the 'top tips' gives the reader some snapshot guidance to consider to better inform the research process.
The sections guide you through the elements pre, during and post researching and writing.
A useful text for undergraduates starting their first research topics as well as post graduates for a handy refresher.
maybe useful for undergraduate students
The book is comprehensive, well paced and systematic in its contents of the different stages of writing. It is a must read for anyone undertaking dissertation.
A great resource for academics supervising dissertations: good ideas about how to guide students through the minefield
Looks good but does not work with our assignments.
In my view this is a very student friendly text. It is well-expressed and clearly structured with helpful diagrams, text boxes and top tips sections. I especially liked the section on ‘finding your voice’.
Already proving helpful, especially to my dissertation writing lectures with good examples and references
This is a useful book which will help the novice researcher to write their dissertation
A good re-cap for post graduate students on the structuring of a dissertation. The chapter on pauses and persuasive writing is particularly helpful.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Writing Successful Reports and Dissertations - Ch.1 and Ch.2