An introduction to critical thinking, academic writing and Harvard referencing

Weerawardane, Dinusha and Byrne, Paul (2021) An introduction to critical thinking, academic writing and Harvard referencing. In: Academic Development and Employability. Pearson Education Limited, Harlow, UK, pp. 3-54. ISBN 9781800064133

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In this chapter, you will be introduced to the academic skills and strategies required to succeed in your studies. The chapter begins with an explanation of critical thinking and characteristics you would need to develop in order to become a critical thinker. It then introduces you to academic writing and the application of critical thinking. It will also provide tips on structuring written work and and some key principles to guide you in successful writing at university. The last section of this chapter provides an explanation on the concept of plagiarism and the importance of avoiding it; it will also introduce you to the essential art of Harvard referencing, with detailed examples on how to acknowledge a variety of sources.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: ISBN (print): 9781800064126  ISBN (e-book): 9781800064133
Keywords: Plagiarism, Harvard referencing, Critical thinking, Academic writing
Subjects: Business and finance > Accounting and finance
Business and finance > Business and management
Education > Higher education
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Depositing User: Dinusha Weerawardane
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2021 09:13
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2021 11:41


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