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Title: Writing Essays


1
Writing Essays
  • Dr. Tamara OConnor Sylvia Mooney
  • Student Learning Development
  • Student Counselling Service
  • 896-1407
  • student.learning_at_tcd.ie
  • http//student-learning.tcd.ie

2
Session objectives
  • Focus on writing process instead of product
  • Look at the phases of writing
  • Explore strategies for starting writing earlier
  • Understand the importance of structure to an
    academic essay
  • Review examples
  • Learn about some useful writing resources

3
Writing Stages/Phases
  • Planning
  • Thinking
  • Researching
  • Writing
  • Editing

4
Planning the assignment
  • Understand the question
  • Breakdown
  • Verbs
  • Requirements
  • Length, Wording
  • Referencing
  • Establish Time Frame

5
Planning time frame
  • Create deadlines
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  • List tasks
  • Preliminaries
  • Gathering Information
  • Organising Information
  • Rough outline
  • Draft 1
  • Draft 2
  • References
  • Proofreading

6
Thinking
  • Brainstorm
  • Ideas
  • What know
  • Try mindmapping
  • Preliminary reading
  • Refine topic
  • Continues throughout process

7
Discuss the contribution of nursing models to the
development of practice
  • Key Words?
  • Discuss
  • Nursing model
  • Practice
  • Key themes arguments
  • Define model
  • Arguments
  • Advantages Disadvantages of using models

8
Structure
  • Introduction
  • outline of essay
  • Main section
  • Main point A
  • details, evidence
  • Main point B
  • Conclusion
  • summary of main points
  • personal conclusions

9
Researching
  • Rough outline
  • Gather information relevant to topic
  • Keep good notes
  • organise content according to outline
  • choose what to include
  • Keep references
  • Digest and reflect on information

10
Writing
  • Start writing early
  • extend outline
  • one idea or section at a time
  • get something down!
  • Write first, rough draft
  • Revise improve draft
  • How many drafts?

11
Develop your argument
  • Use source material
  • Compare and contrast
  • Show awareness of complexities
  • Show line of reasoning
  • link points
  • central guiding line
  • Your conclusions - based on evidence

12
References
  • Why?
  • Credit sources of information ideas
  • Reader can locate for further information if
    required
  • Demonstrate breadth of reading knowledge

13
References
  • When?
  • Direct quotes
  • Paraphrases
  • Statistics/Studies
  • Theories
  • Interpretations
  • Facts

14
Plagiarism
  • Using someones words or ideas and presenting
    them as your own (Marshall Rowland, 1998)
  • Inappropriate use of ideas from books, articles,
    internet, or other students work

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15
References
  • How?
  • Reference system e.g. Harvard
  • Record sources
  • Take careful notes
  • Reference list
  • In-text citing or referencing

16
Sample marking criteria
  • Focusing on a topic
  • Structuring an essay
  • Content
  • Formulating arguments
  • Presentation
  • Referencing
  • Evidence of language skills
  • Use of learning resources

17
Editing
  • Proof read
  • out loud
  • time out
  • peer
  • Write up references
  • Final draft
  • presentation

18
Submit!
  • Final deadline
  • Checklist
  • Feedback
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