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The Good Paper

THE GOOD PAPER is a handbook for students in higher education programmes who are writing BA dissertations, master s theses, project reports, research papers or other essays.

If you would like to learn more about the fundamentals of paper-writing, then use the guiding principles set forth in THE GOOD PAPER:

  1. What are you asking? The paper s research...
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THE GOOD PAPER is a handbook for students in higher education programmes who are writing BA dissertations, master s theses, project reports, research papers or other essays.

If you would like to learn more about the fundamentals of paper-writing, then use the guiding principles set forth in THE GOOD PAPER:

  1. What are you asking? The paper s research question (formulation of the problem)
  2. Why are you asking it? The purpose/aim of the paper - e.g., its use
  3. Where do you find your answer?  The empirical basis, material, data, phenomena behind the paper
  4. What do you use to get the answer? The tools of the paper: Philosophy of science, theory, concepts, methods
  5. How are you asking the question? The paper s procedure, approach

Learn more about

  • quality criteria
  • argumentation
  • structure and elements
  • using theory of knowledge
  • information searches and referencing
  • academic writing
  • writing processes
  • supervision

before you go to a supervisor or the library. And before you submit your article!

THE GOOD PAPER, now in its 5th edition, has been continuously revised and updated since 1997. It was written by experts on academic writing, study skills, information searches, and philosophy of science. It is filled with examples from good papers and has question sheets with activities to help you on your way toward writing a good paper. All the question sheets and activities may be downloaded from tgp.samfundslitteratur.dk

Forlag: Samfundslitteratur
Sprog: Engelsk
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"A brief scan of the contents list immediately marks this book out as quite different from most Study Skills books available from UK publishers. It is refreshing to see the detail and depth of analysis that is included. There is an intellectual rigour that you rarely see in books aimed at undergraduate students. Notions of argumentation, rhetoric, and metacommunication are introduced and... Læs mere

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"A brief scan of the contents list immediately marks this book out as quite different from most Study Skills books available from UK publishers. It is refreshing to see the detail and depth of analysis that is included. There is an intellectual rigour that you rarely see in books aimed at undergraduate students. Notions of argumentation, rhetoric, and metacommunication are introduced and explored. (...) The result is a book I would happily recommend to staff and students."
- Cathy Malone, Journal of Pedagogic Development, Centre for Learning Excellence

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NB: For en mere udførlig indholdsfortegnelse, vælg 'Kig i bogen' herover.

FOREWORD TO THE ENGLISH VERSION         15

READING GUIDE         17

1. GOOD PAPERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION   GENRES AND QUALITY
CRITERIA           19

2. WRITING PROCESSES OF RESEARCH PAPERS        65

3. SMALLER HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS, ONE-WEEK
ASSIGNMENTS, SET EXAMS   ESSAYS         91

4. FORMULATING A RESEARCH QUESTION: FROM TOPIC TO FOCUS
AND QUESTION          105

5. LITERATURE AND INFORMATION SEARCH FOR YOUR PAPER      141

6. READING AND TAKING NOTES FOR YOUR PAPER          163

7. SOURCES IN YOUR PAPER      173

8. DATA IN THE PAPER            207

9. THEORY, CONCEPTS, METHODS AND RESEARCH DESIGN (= THE METHOD OF YOUR RESEARCH)          223

10. THE PAPER S STRUCTURE AND ELEMENTS        253

11. THE PAPER S ARGUMENTATION       299

12. CLEAR AND ACADEMIC LANGUAGE            321

 

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