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Essential Study Skills : The Complete Guide to Success at University,9781446203255

Essential Study Skills : The Complete Guide to Success at University

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9781446203255

ISBN10:
1446203255
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/5/2012
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications Ltd
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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 4/5/2012.
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Summary

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. Essential Study Skills is a proven guide for every student wanting to achieve success at university. Packed with study tips and handy activities, this study skills handbook 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 three brand new chapters to arm you with even more essential skills including how to produce a dissertation, planning your career and focussing on building relationships with lecturers and other students to help you get ahead. Also launching with this new edition is an improved and expanded companion website. Don't miss the extensive range of guidance and resources for both students and tutors, including downloadable templates, practice exercises and other tools for students to use in both their preparation and their actual work.

Table of Contents

Overview
Introduction
Succeeding at university: quick steps to success
Places to go and things to do
Make sense of your course
Study Techniques and Learning Effectively
How to learn effectively
Get organised for independent study
Computers: anywhere, any place, any time - Debbie Holley
How to succeed in group work
How to interact and build relationships
How to survive academic reading
How to make the best notes
Creative, Critical and Analytic Thinking
How to be creative in your learning
How to think effectively: analytical and critical thinking
Communicating Effectively in Assignments
How to write better assignments
How to prevent plagiarism
How to overcome writing blocks and become a confident writer
How to write great essays
How to produce excellent reports
How to write a brilliant dissertation
How to deliver excellent presentations
How to run your own seminars and workshops
Emotional Dimension
How to deal with your emotions
Reflective Learning Section
Reflective learning and the learning log!
Memory and effective revision
How to understand and pass exams
Personal Development Planning (PDP) - by Christine Keenan
Moving on: What to do when you finish university
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