Issue 3 - May 2005 - Book Reviews
Book title - Review
of Publications on Academic Essay Writing:
The Mature Student’s Guide to Writing by J. Rose (2001), Houndmills:
How to Write Better Essays by B. Greetham (2001), Houndmills:Palgrave.
Writing at University by P. Crème and M.R. Lea (1997) , Buckingham:
Open University Press.
Review author - Bernie
Article text - Writing
a competent ‘academic’ essay is arguably the major task
of the university student. In the case of the mature student, difficulties
in succeeding in that task can be the catalyst for leaving the course/university.
Book title - Higher
Education Management and Policy Paris, OECD
Review author - Philip
Article text - The journal
is sub-titled ‘Journal of the Programme on Institutional
Management in Higher Education’ (IMHE). This Programme
co-ordinates the work of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation
and Development (OECD) in the area of Third Level education. [more
Book title - Key Concepts
in Critical Social Theory by Nick Crossley (2005), London: Sage.
Review author - Anne
Article text - This book
is intended to help students who are working with or attempting
to read about aspects of contemporary critical social theory.…I
hope that students will use this book to check their own understanding
of concepts, to fill in gaps and [more