Do you feel overwhelmed by the prospect of writing your thesis? Are you concerned that your PhD will take over your life? This much-needed text will help you to develop the writing skills you need to succeed at every stage of your research. It covers core topics such as: • developing a research topic through writing• exploring key concepts through writing• building a structured chapter framework• completing a first draft• writing clearly, coherently and in an appropriate academic style Each chapter features insights from researchers along with tasks and self-evaluation exercises to help you develop your own strategies for success. Invaluable to thesis writers from a range of disciplines, The PhD Writing Handbook will help you to think more clearly and communicate more effectively with your readers.
Writing a dissertation/thesis is a complicated process. This book serves to help novice researchers to complete this task, ranging from the title, introduction, literature review, methodology, result and discussion, to summary and recommendations. The format, language, tone, and style will be discussed. Examples are given so that the researchers can follow suit. A practical and systematic guide to completing a dissertation/ thesis.
This step by step guide looks at how to organise the content and structure of a thesis. Each chapter considers a different section and discusses the relevant function, content and linguistic characteristics. Providing worked analysis of an example text, it includes exercises to help students practically apply the information.
During the years of professional growth, Ruslan Pisarenko has been developing applications in Java, C, C++ and C# programming languages. The thesis work, was a defining step in Ruslan''s career, it was a proof of his competency, as well as a first experience in writing scientific papers. Being a thesis work for Information Technology degree, the thesis goes very deep into explanation of major Java Enterprise Edition methods and technologies, and describes a process of creation of ERP analytical Reporting module. From the very beginning, Ruslan decided to create a work that would match final thesis requirements of leading Computer Science faculties. After nearly a year of work, the thesis was very well received by the Professors and other students, as well as employer, who ordered the work. Thesis describes an original method and logic for migration from JXLS to JasperReports framework. This method can be useful for everyone, who is facing a need to perform such migration, while preserving the ability to create dynamic reports with variable amount of tables.
I worked as a Community Mental Health Nurse who supported with Seniors. I studied a program that paired young chlidren with elderly people living in a facility.It was a total immersion for the children who went to school at the facility for four months of the year. Writing my Master''s Thesis was a delightful experience, as I immersed myself in the world through the eyes of the children as well as from the Seniors perspective. The findings were positive and I believe the experience was far reaching for everyone involved.
Do you feel unprepared for everyday life in an English-speaking world? Then REAL WRITING is just what you need. You can develop the skills you need to write confidently in any situation - whether you're completing a form or sending an email. Activities based around the themes of Social and Travel and Work and Study cover a range of everyday situations and really help you to feel sure of the English you're using in your daily life. Feel more confident writing in English. A range of tasks based on real-life situations and texts will give you confidence in any situation. Develop strategies for different types of writing. Learning tips throughout the book will help you develop the writing skills that you need. Check your progress. A unit-by-unit checklist, based on the ALTE Can-do statements, lets you see what you have learned - and feel proud of it! This book also gives you: - cultural notes, helping you to feel comfortable in the English-speaking world - the chance to take your learning off the page and into your daily life, through extra "real world" practice tasks - extra tasks for pair and group work, giving you even more opportunities to get it right! Teachers can visit the dedicated website at www.cambridge.org/englishskills to access complete teaching notes.
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The need for nurses is always great, but so is the competition to secure a place in a pre-registration programme at university. If you’re considering a career in nursing, Get into UK Nursing School For Dummies can provide you with the vital edge you need to succeed at getting into nursing school. This compact book provides you with expert advice at each step along the way, including: Career assessment – is nursing for you? Choosing a field to specialize in – adult, children's, mental health or learning disability nursing. Long term planning – A-levels, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and work experience – that can make you a more attractive candidate Considerations for mature/non-traditional students. Personal statement – Plenty of insight and examples to help you create a winning and – truly personal – personal statement Research – Put together a plan that ensures you find a university that’s right for you. Test preparation – Brush up on your literacy and numeracy skills. The interview – Common questions and how to tackle them whether you’re in a one-on-one and group interview. From «How do I get started?» to «When can I expect to be offered a place?» Get into Nursing School For Dummies answers the questions you have with the information you need.
"HELP! My Students Can't Write!" Why You Need a Writing Revolution in Your Classroom and How to Lead It. The Writing Revolution (TWR) provides a clear method of instruction that you can use no matter what subject or grade level you teach. The model, also known as The Hochman Method, has demonstrated, over and over, that it can turn weak writers into strong communicators by focusing on specific techniques that match their needs and by providing them with targeted feedback. Insurmountable as the challenges faced by many students may seem, TWR can make a dramatic difference. And the method does more than improve writing skills. It also helps: Boost reading comprehension Improve organizational and study skills Enhance speaking abilities Develop analytical capabilities TWR is as much a method of teaching content as it is a method of teaching writing. There's no separate writing block and no separate writing curriculum. Instead, teachers of all subjects adapt the TWR strategies and activities to their current curriculum and weave them into their content instruction. But perhaps what's most revolutionary about the TWR method is that it takes the mystery out of learning to write well. It breaks the writing process down into manageable chunks and then has students practice the chunks they need, repeatedly, while also learning content.
Your go-to guide for getting that coveted grant Though hundreds of thousands of grant opportunities exist, finding the right one can be a challenge. Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition offers expert guidance for locating available grants, carefully applying, and ultimately winning a grant. From writing compelling applications to properly adhering to strict guidelines and parameters, it takes the intimidation out of the process and shows you how to increase your ability to get a piece of the billion-dollar pie for your non-profit or for-profit organization. You’ll even have access to sample applications, letters, and budgets online to help you stand out from the competition. As the amount of established granting foundations increases, so does the amount of money available. But for most grant-seekers, the application process can be long, tedious, and highly competitive. Packed with step-by-step instructions for registering with Grants.gov, up-to-date grant opportunities available via newly created websites and online databases, updated resources and best practices—and more—Grant Writing For Dummies is your all-encompassing guide to navigating the entire grant-writing process. Find grant opportunities in the public or private sector Create strong statements of need tailored for your prospects Navigate federal regulations Apply for grants online If you’re ready to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding, help is a page away!
Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business. How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing. Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and more Employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!
- Build writing skills.- Boost confidence.- Develop a love of learning.Designed to give children a real sense of achievement, easy learning practice books improve essential skills through activity-packed fun.This colourful, motivating activities help to boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.Answers and parents' notes are included to help you to support your child's learning at home, and a certificate rewards learning.
Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy. From applying for your tax exemption to raising money to pay for your programs, it covers it all. So get ready to bring in the bucks – and enjoy watching your nonprofit prosper. Write a mission statement Craft a compelling pitch Raise money online Apply for grants Get the word out Adapt in hard times Prepare a solid budget Project cash flow
When a paper is due, and dreaded exams loom, heres the lit-crit help students need to succeed! SparkNotes Literature Guides make studying smarter, better, and faster. They provide chapter-by-chapter analysis; explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols; a review quiz; and essay topics. Lively and accessible, SparkNotes is perfect for late-night studying and paper writing.
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In this thesis, I focus on the generation of nonclassical light with InAs quantum dots, specifically, on the role of temporal correlations in the biexciton-exciton cascade with regard to realizing a time-bin entanglement scheme. In this work I used self-assembled InAs quantum dots. The sample we used contains quantum dots embedded into a distributed Bragg reflector cavity, which improves the emission properties of the quantum dots. For entanglement to work in multi-photon experiments one would need a high purity of the exciton photon.
My thesis aims at showing that explicit grammar teaching related to writing practice in meaningful contexts may advance students'' writings. Research is scarce on this specific area in Norway, though the question whether grammar teaching is useful has remained a controversial issue for decades. The main objective of my research has been to find out whether knowledge of syntax is a useful tool for Norwegian students to improve their English writing skills.From previous teaching experience, I believe in giving clear instructions and teaching grammar, and I think this type of approach will improve students'' written production. During my teacher education, I experimented with teaching how to structure an essay and how to use various strategies to create coherence and cohesion when writing. There was significant improvement in the students'' writing during the six weeks I taught them.This experience inspired me to start a research project in order to document that giving clear instruction and teaching grammar are useful strategies when teaching a foreign language.
Henry E. Allison presents an analytical and historical account of Kant`s transcendental deduction of the pure concepts of the understanding in the Critique of Pure Reason. He traces the line of thought that led Kant to a recognition of the need for transcendental deduction, and defends Kant`s 'non-contingency thesis' and 'non-separability thesis'.
Tuslaarai! Tuslaarai! That's Mongolian for "Help!" and holey cheese did I need some! I was lost in the Gobi Desert, looking for a hidden treasure. So far, all I had found were sandstorms, camels, and giant dinosaur bones? Rat-munching rattlesnakes - how do I get myself into these situations?
The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you?re a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business.How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers the people you communicate with at work are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high–impact business writing.Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and moreEmploy editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messagesAdapt your writing style for digital mediaAdvance your career with great writingIn today?s competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can?t afford to be without and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!
Someone has been opening this book... I think they’re looking for a story! The characters are still only sketches, there’s a setting and a few ideas about colour, but who can they turn to for the story? It's not long until they go after the author and disturb him in the middle of his work...
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Cambridge English bring you this definitive guide, from our team of highly respected and experienced writers. It is packed with the solid advice you need to achieve your desired band at IELTS. Practical and easy to use, it focusses on the language and skills you need to perform with confidence. Your IELTS journey couldn't have a better guide. What is in this guide? - Separate sections focussing on Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking - 8 official practice tests from Cambridge English - DVD-ROM with MP3 listening files and speaking test videos How does this guide help me? - Understand the features and format of the exam - Learn what you need to know to improve your score - Improve language and test skills at your own pace - Identify where you need extra practice and what practice you need to do - Develop writing strategies by comparing model answers - Work skill by skill with exam-type items at all times - Practise the exam with 8 complete tests - Take the exam with added confidence knowing you are well prepared What is IELTS? - The world's leading English language test for higher education and global migration, accepted by over 8000 organisations worldwide with more than 2 million tests taken each year - Two possible versions: Academic and General - prepare for either with this guide - Tests across four skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - with results reflecting your real life use of English - Uses a unique 9-band scale providing the leading exam score which accurately pinpoints your level of English DVD-ROM system requirements: - DVD-ROM drive - Adobe Flash Player I 1.2+ - Apple Quicktime - Web browser: Internet Explorer 9+, Chrome, Firefox I I + or Safari
There are so many fun ways for Flat Stanley to help on his uncle’s farm in the fall. Being flat comes in handy when picking corn and even acting like a scarecrow! But when pumpkins begin to disappear right before the county fair, will Flat Stanley be able to help? This Level Two I Can Read is perfect for beginning readers who love a fun mystery. Flat Stanley and the Missing Pumpkins is a is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.