Writing is at the heart of academic life. Through this concise guide, Dena Bain Taylor has not only provided an invaluable resource for graduate students learning to master writing and critical thinking, she has provided excellent suggestions for navigating the realms of presenting and publishing.
'This is a practical and engaging guide to completing a dissertation or thesis. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience and expertise, the book contains a raft of insights, hints and tips. It will be of great value to all post-graduate students of nursing and midwifery.'
The author draws on her own extensive experience and expertise to present the reader with practical strategies for each stage of the writing process from the initial critical reading through to submission of the final piece of work. The book has been written in a straightforward, user friendly style that takes the post graduate student through the process of writing each chapter of their dissertation/thesis through to some excellent suggestions for preparing for the viva. I would recommend this as essential reading for post graduate nursing and healthcare related students.
This book gives information on essentials things to do with regards to Nursing and Healthcare. It covers information on effective writing skills. Fantastic and helpful to read.
Excellent book to help students with dissertations and theses. Chapters are detailed and very informative.
This is an excellent book which succeeds in helping nursing students from diverse access routes to come to terms with the complex requirements of writing fro academic assignments.
The structure, layout and content of the book allow students to not only familiarise and experiment with different approaches, the book also serves to provide important skills which can be transferred into clinical practice.
It demonstrate easy steps which can guide students to logically present their research reports
The book is written in a simple language which even the students who are new in the field of research can easily understand . It is also relevant for the academics who wants to publish research.It also provide the basics for writing dissertation for Post graduate students using acceptable academic language.
This is a very clear book which you can dip in and out of which is exactly what you need when you can see problems with your writing but you are not sure what you need to do to improve it.
A really good resource to enable students to produce excellent academic writing.
This book clearly states what students need to know to write both academically and effectively. The book is very readable which is difficult given the topic that is addressed.
good reading to support all healthcare professionals
Useful book for students who are staring their academic journey
Excellently structured to assist with any academic writing for nurses. Easy to follow and concise. An area that doesn't always come easily to nurses is laid out bare in this book and gives you the confidence to write.
Easy to read and full of practical tips set out in a reader friendly way. Essential for all nurses studying at post graduate level
A useful book for anyone starting out on preparing for their dissertation. Even a chapter on the funding process.
Writing a thesis is a daunting task for most students as the length is considerable longer that other assignments.
This text gives valuable advice to encourage writing in a clear and appropriate academic style
'This book was written for those wishing to survive the process of writing at thesis/dissertation level but can easily be applied to degree level work.I have found it an invaluable guide in my post registration studies with an easy to read,clear content and methodical approach to study.Chapters 10 and 11( on the topic of dissemination of work) can be used for teaching and presentation purposes.'
Its a great aid to students to write a academic piece of work and to master the art of writing a dissertation. Its really practical and offers some great tips.
A very good book
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