Academic Culture: A student’s guide

Maria Simms


Abstract

ACADEMIC CULTURE: A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO STUDYING
AT UNIVERSITY
By JEAN BRICK
National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research (NCELTR) 2006, Sydney, ISBN 978 74138 135 (pbk) ISBN 1 74138 135 5 (pbk) 263 pages

Jean Brick’s book is an excellent guide to academic culture and skills for students and academics alike. Although she describes the book as being about academic culture it is much more than that. I found it to be a comprehensive, useful and very readable guide to English for a variety of academic purposes.

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References

Becher, T and Trowler, R (2001) Academic Tribes and Territories: Intellectual enquiry and the culture of disciplines (2nd ed), Society of Research into Higher Education and Open University Press, Philadelphia.

Cottrell, S (2003) The Study Skills Handbook (2nd ed), Macmillan Basingstoke, Palgrave.