What do markers want in an essay

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https://academicskills.anu.edu.au ESSAY WRITING What do markers want in an essay? No matter what course you are doing, it’s designed with two specific goals in mind: •± to provide you with some knowledge of a particular subject •± to equip you with skills in thinking and communication. The first point is about the subject matter: if you are studying commerce, you will learn the significance of a debt to equity ratio and how to read a company’s financial statements. The second point is more complicated: these skills in thinking and communication are often not acknowledged explicitly in your courses, but improving these skills is fundamental to successful university study. In developing your knowledge about the subject - whatever subject it is - you will need to: •± develop a questioning and academically critical mind •± develop reading skills to order, test and evaluate ideas and evidence, assess the relationships of these ideas to other ideas and evidence, and formulate questions about these ideas and evidence •± become an increasingly independent learner •± develop a nuanced, coherent position which can be substantiated with evidence •± learn writing and communication skills in order to express your position with clarity and precision.
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course BUSN 1001 taught by Professor Catherineikin during the Three '08 term at Australian National University.

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