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Basic Study Skills

Author : Catherine Dawson
ISBN : 9781472110091
Genre : Education
File Size : 67.17 MB
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This book is aimed at students at almost every level, including college and university, adult learners, access students and students on correspondence and distance learning courses. It will be particularly valuable for those who have been out of a learning situation for some time and are lacking the confidence to re-enter the educational environment. The book covers all aspects of study skills, from improving reading, writing, listening and thinking skills, to knowing how to study independently, conduct research and take tests and examinations.The user-friendly and accessible format enables readers to dip in and out of the book whenever they need to brush up on a particular skill.It also includes uesfeul exercises, addresses, websites and further reading for those who wish to follow up the information provided in the book.
Category: Education

The Complete Study Skills Guide

Author : Catherine Dawson
ISBN : 9781848035935
Genre : Education
File Size : 69.66 MB
Format : PDF
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Successful study is dependent on effective study skills. Yet many students are never taught how to study, and many are anxious about their ability to develop the necessary skills required to complete their course. All students can learn how to study. It is not a skill reserved for the select few. With a little information, guidance and advice all students can discover how to study and improve the marks on their course. This book is aimed at students at almost every level, including college and university, adult learners, and students on correspondance and distance learning courses. It includes:- * preparing for, taking and passing examinations * how to read for study efficiently and effectively * how to hypothesise, theorise, critique and analyse * improving your mathematical and scientific skills * completing projects and assignments * how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, classes and seminars * time management, organising yourself and building motivation * ways you can improve your marks *Quotations, case studies, exercises and useful tips are also included, along with information about study skills websites, software and online tools.
Category: Education

Study Skills For Language Students

Author : Sydney G. Donald
ISBN : 0340763086
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 57.71 MB
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Designed for all language students, this practical guide starts with the four skills--listening, speaking, reading, and writing--and shows how to get the most out of language classes, as well as preparing for the year abroad. It also includes ideas on using the Internet for language study, and a section on career options for language graduates. Mixing sound advice with crosswords, games and reassurance, Study Skills for Language Students lets you make the most of your time in college, whether you are just beginning foreign language study or are in a graduate program.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Study Skills For Psychology Students

Author : Sylvie Collins
ISBN : 9781134642328
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 31.72 MB
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""The problem with the first year was I didn't know what I didn't know, and even when I thought there was something I was supposed to know I didn't know what to do about it."" This quote from a perplexed undergraduate student illustrates the plight of many first-years who feel overwhelmed by the demands made on them at university, combined with the expectation of lecturers and tutors that they will already know how to study independently. 'Study Skills for Psychology Students' is a light-hearted yet comprehensive guide to studying psychology at university. Covering topics such as using the library and other resources, making effective notes in lectures and successful revision skills, the authors provide a practical guide to help the new student get the most out of their psychology course. Finally, in addition to the generic information needed by all students embarking on a degree course, 'Study Skills for Psychology Students' includes psychology specific material on Ethics, Professional Data Acquisition and Interviewing Skills.
Category: Psychology

Study Skills For Geography Students A Practical Guide 2nd Edition

Author : Pauline E Kneale
ISBN : 9781134641901
Genre : Science
File Size : 53.21 MB
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There are moments in nearly everyone's degree when one has to do something - lead a seminar, go on a fieldtrip, cite references, think through arguments - but how to do it or what to expect is unclear. Studying at university requires a slightly different approach to studying at school and if you are uncertain about what is required, this is the book for you. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts and examples, this book is designed to help you throughout your degree. Designed for all geography students, this guide delves into coping with conflicting time commitments, constructing essays, presentations with posters and in class, managing different styles of assessment, dissertations, tutorial activities, discussion and debate, and much, much more. Updated and revised throughout, this new edition contains a new chapter on Careers and CVs, showing how geography can help you develop skills of use to future employers.
Category: Science

The Guide To Learning And Study Skills

Author : Ms Rosie Bingham
ISBN : 9781409450573
Genre : Education
File Size : 72.11 MB
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This new guide builds on the hugely successful materials the authors have developed over the last 15 years. Along with highly practical guidance on traditional learning skills, The Guide to Learning and Study Skills provides guidance for students on learning in a blended environment; the increased use of personal and professional development planning, continuing professional development and work-based learning.
Category: Education

Straight A Study Skills

Author : Cynthia C Muchnick
ISBN : 9781440552472
Genre : Education
File Size : 27.77 MB
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Strategies that will transform your grades! Straight-A Study Skills proves that you don't have to spend countless hours studying to get good grades. Using her experience as an educational consultant and a teacher, authors Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick and Justin Ross Muchnick have created an easy-to-use approach to learning important study skills and achieving academic success. Through more than 200 entry-based strategies, you will learn all there is to know about strengthening your academic performance, including how to: Get the most out of class time. Find a note-taking system that works for you. Improve your writing skills and create compelling essays. Develop effective study habits. Choose the right classes and extracurricular activities. Prepare for standardized tests, quizzes, and final exams. This guide is broken down into quick and easy concepts, tactics, and tips that highlight essential information and allow you to quickly find the topics you need to focus on. With Straight-A Study Skills, you're guaranteed to sharpen your study skills, boost your grades, and position yourself for success!
Category: Education

So All Can Learn

Author : John McCarthy
ISBN : 9781475825725
Genre : Education
File Size : 24.76 MB
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How do we educate so all can learn? What does differentiation look like when done successfully? This practical guide to differentiation answers these questions and more. Based on national and international work, McCarthy shares how educators finally understand how differentiation can work. Bridging pedagogy and practice, each chapter addresses a key understanding for how good teaching practices can include differentiation with examples and concrete methods and strategies. The book is constructed to differentiate for diverse educators: veteran of many years to the pre-service teacher, classroom teacher leader to administrator as instructional leader, and coaches for staff professional development: Presents common language for staff discussing learner needs. Provides structures for designing powerful learning experiences so all can learn. Includes chapter reflection questions and job-embedded tasks to help readers process and practice what they learn. Explore a supporting website with companion resources. All learners deserve growth. All teachers and administrators deserve methods and practices that helps them to meet learner needs in an ever challenging education environment. Take this journey so all can learn.
Category: Education

Learning How To Study Again

Author : Catherine Dawson
ISBN : 1857039815
Genre : Adult education
File Size : 33.73 MB
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You have decided to return to education, and now you may be worried that your study skills are not up to scratch. This inspiring and practical book has been written especially for adult learners, whether they are considering full-time courses, part-time studies or evening classes. It covers everything you need to know to succeed in your chosen course, including how to; discover your learning style, improve your reading speed and memory, take notes and get organized, improve your writing and mathematical skills, master research techniques, develop analytical skills and gain marks in exams.
Category: Adult education

Essential Study Skills

Author : Tom Burns
ISBN : 1446260445
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 31.31 MB
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Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Request your e-inspection copy today! 'Brilliant little book! ... It's easy to follow and understand, full of practical hints and tips, helps to remove some of the pressures of uni life!' - Amazon review 'Really useful sections on reading and taking notes ... the bread and butter of student life.' - Amazon review Do you want to do better at university? Whether you're a student wanting to improve their study skills or a lecturer who wants to give their students a helping hand with their work, this book is for you. Packed with study tips and handy activities, this proven guide shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Pass exams with flying colours Stay cool and cope with stress. Practical and interactive, this edition features six brand new chapters to arm you with even more essential skills including how to produce a dissertation, planning your career and focusing on building relationships with lecturers and other students to help you get ahead. Visit the Essential Study Skills Companion Website Launched with this edition is an improved and expanded companion website. Don't miss the extensive range of guidance and resources for both students and tutors, including video tips, study packs, practice exercises and other tools for you to use in both your preparation and actual work. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Category: Study Aids