To achieve in their higher education studies students have to develop excellent research and writing skills. Without these skills it is unlikely that students will achieve the levels required to move beyond undergraduate studies. "Assignment & Thesis Writing" is destined to become a classic, as its Australian predecessor, with students in higher education. The book has now been adapted with local examples to ensure relevance for students in South African institutions.
Writing at the tertiary level; Planning the assignment; Planning the thesis; Scholarly writing: A case study; Computer tools for writing and publishing; The computer as an information tool; Common features of editorial style; The general format; Page and chapter format; The use of quotations; Footnotes; Tables and figures; Referencing; Appendices; Editing and evaluating the final product; Index.