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Returning to study or starting it for the first time can be daunting. Many students are frightened of writing essays, but it’s a craft that can be learnt. This album will help you to build confidence in all areas of essay writing. A student discusses with two tutors her writing methods and how she adapts her techniques for exams and assignments. With tips shared from Professor Richard Dawkins, TV personality Matthew Kelly, former MP Brian Walden, Baroness Helena Kennedy, journalist John Pilgner and radio presenters John Humphrys and Peter White. This material forms part of The Open University course A172 Start writing essays.

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Returning to study or starting it for the first time can be daunting. Many students are frightened of writing essays, but it’s a craft that can be learnt. This album will help you to build confidence in all areas of essay writing. A student discusses with two tutors her writing methods and how she adapts her techniques for exams and assignments. With tips shared from Professor Richard Dawkins, TV personality Matthew Kelly, former MP Brian Walden, Baroness Helena Kennedy, journalist John Pilgner and radio presenters John Humphrys and Peter White. This material forms part of The Open University course A172 Start writing essays.

    Start writing essays

    Start writing essays

    An introduction to this album.

    • 59 sec
    Transcript -- Start writing essays

    Transcript -- Start writing essays

    An introduction to this album.

    Researching an essay

    Researching an essay

    Open University tutors Tim Baugh and Lesley Hoose discuss essay titles, research and schedules with OU student Beth Lewis.

    • 5 min
    Transcript -- Researching an essay

    Transcript -- Researching an essay

    Open University tutors Tim Baugh and Lesley Hoose discuss essay titles, research and schedules with OU student Beth Lewis.

    Early stages of essay writing

    Early stages of essay writing

    John Humphrys stresses how important it is to know your subject and know your position in the argument.

    • 3 min
    Transcript -- Early stages of essay writing

    Transcript -- Early stages of essay writing

    John Humphrys stresses how important it is to know your subject and know your position in the argument.

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