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Scientific Writing free pdf Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Module 9: Scientific Writing The Garnet Education Transferable Academic Skill Kit was short-listed for the Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award in 2008. TASK is a flexible learning resource that has been carefully designed to develop the key transferable skills that promote students' success in university and college study. Whether you are a student or a teacher, the TASK series provides a tried and tested teaching and learning tool suitable for a broad range of academic disciplines. A series of supported exercises relates theory to practice and provides students with the tools to develop a framework of skills that can then be used in a wide range of contexts both inside and outside the academic world. TASK can be followed as a complete course or individual modules can be selected to address specific needs. Created by members of the academic staff of the International Foundation Programme at the University of Reading, TASK forms a part of the university's skills provision for home and international students at all levels. Key Features * Teaches students how to structure and timetable a report * Explores how to include appropriate content * Practises how to write a Results section, including tables and figures * Familiarizes students with the conventions for writing numbers and abbreviations * Discusses how to write other sections of a report effectively * Practises editing and revising report content Also available as a boxed set of all twelve modules.

About Prue Griffiths

Prue Griffiths co-authored the Scientific Writing module in Garnet Education's TASK (Transferable Academic Skills Kit) series. She joined the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Reading in 1986 and since then has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level and taken an active role in teaching and developing the University's International and home Foundation Programmes. She also teaches Academic Skills and acts as a Personal Tutor. In addition to her lectureship in the School of Biological Sciences, she holds a lectureship in the School of Human and Social Sciences, teaching Environmental Science. She was a lecturer in Biology, Ecology and Physical Science with the University of Maryland between 1986 and 1991 and has also taught in Further Education colleges. She has worked as a reviewer and editor for Macmillan and Garnet Education and as an A level examiner with the University of London Examining Board. Prue is also a member of the Institute of Biology and the Freshwater Biological Association and she holds a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences, along with a PhD and a PGCE. Jane Brooks wrote the TASK (Transferable Academic Skills Kit) Teacher's Book and has contributed to a number of other modules in the series. She has been working in ELT since 1983. After teaching ESOL for a brief time, she moved into English for Academic Purposes, and has taught this in the UK and Caribbean for the last 23 years. She has also taught linguistics and francophone literature. At present, she is based at the University of Sussex, where she works mostly on pre-sessional courses. She is also researching plagiarism amongst international university students in UK universities. Ray de Witt has been providing TESOL training since 1992, currently at the Sussex Language Institute and previously with the University of Westminster. He has a long and varied experience of teaching language and training teachers, has lived and worked in Italy and in other countries and is used to dealing with the reality of TEFL and TESOL in both the private and state sectors.

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Author : Prue Griffiths
Publisher : Garnet Education
Data Published : 22 December 2006
ISBN : 1859649238
EAN : 9781859649237
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 38 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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