The Mature Student s Study Guide 2nd Edition

The Mature Student s Study Guide 2nd Edition

Studying as an adult is very different to your school experience. This book will give you the skills and confidence you need when returning to education as a mature student.

Author: Catherine Dawson

Publisher: How To Books

ISBN: 9781848031838

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Studying as an adult is very different to your school experience. This book will give you the skills and confidence you need when returning to education as a mature student.' 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 you - whether you are considering a full-time course, part-time studies, evening classes or distance learning such as an Open University degree. It covers everything you need to know to succeed in your chosen course, including how to: discover your learning style; improve your reading seed and memory; take notes and get organised; improve your writing and mathematical skills; master research techniques; develop analytical skills; and, gain marks in exams.
Categories: Education

The Return to Study Handbook

The Return to Study Handbook

With advice on recommended technology aids; handling procrastination and distractions; dealing with overwhelm and avoiding burnout; managing distance learning; and overcoming the mental and emotional barriers of past experiences, this book ...

Author: Chloe Burroughs

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749496913

Category: Study Aids

Page: 240

View: 114

Have you learned how to learn? Written especially for professional or distance learners, part-time or mature students, and formal CPD qualification candidates, The Return to Study Handbook will teach you how to study effectively, ace your ongoing education, and get the grades you need to advance in your career. Whether you need to balance your learning with full or part-time work, or overcome the 'mindset gremlins' stemming from a negative school experience, this book will empower you to effectively manage your own learning and provide you with the full range of mental and practical skills you need to succeed. Packed with practical tools, tips, exercises, case studies and strategies, plus the author's own inspirational story, The Return to Study Handbook not only covers the study skills necessary for any student to be successful - such as effective note-taking; exam technique; and essay writing - but it specifically addresses relevant topics for non-traditional students. With advice on recommended technology aids; handling procrastination and distractions; dealing with overwhelm and avoiding burnout; managing distance learning; and overcoming the mental and emotional barriers of past experiences, this book will guide you through everything you need to achieve the grades and career you want.
Categories: Study Aids

The Mature Student S Guide To Higher Education

The Mature Student S Guide To Higher Education

This guide enables adults to manage the transition to study by demystifying aspects of higher education with regard to course choice, modes of study, and what to expect.

Author: Pritchard, Linda

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335217731

Category: Education

Page: 159

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This guide enables adults to manage the transition to study by demystifying aspects of higher education with regard to course choice, modes of study, and what to expect. It aims to encourage mature students to acquire a range of skills, but also to develop the skills they already possess.
Categories: Education

Studying at a Distance

Studying at a Distance

Powell, S. (1999) Returning to Study: A Guide for Professionals. Buckingham:
Open University Press. Pritchard, L. and Roberts, L. (2006) The Mature Student's
Guide to Higher Education. Maidenhead: Open University Press. Race, P. (1996)
 ...

Author: Christine Talbot

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335238057

Category: Education

Page: 215

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Studying at a Distance 3/e provides practical help and encouragement for those who have not previously studied at a distance and is ideal for students returning to study after a break.
Categories: Education

Successful Study

Successful Study

Wilson, E. (2009) Effective study skills for part-time and distance learners. New
York: Pearson ... Betteridge, A. (2011) Chambers adult learner's guide to spelling.
London: Chambers ... for students, 3rd edition. Buckingham: Open University.

Author: Christine Ritchie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317912538

Category: Education

Page: 170

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Successful Study is an essential guide for students embarking upon an education related Foundation Degree without previous study experience. The world of study at university can be a daunting and bewildering place for new students unfamiliar with the academic processes such as writing essays and presenting portfolios. This book offers clear and straight-forward explanations of how to prepare for study, how to work at higher education level and how to tackle assignments. Covering all aspects of educational study, and based on the experiences of real education professionals, this new edition has been fully updated to include: Clear links to work-based practices throughout Advice for students with disability Guidance on using e-resources Tips for managing your learning and increasing motivation How to think critically Reflective practice With case studies, tasks and opportunities for reflection, this accessible book has been specifically designed for those on Teaching Assistant, Early Years or related Foundation Degrees and will be an essential resource for those wanting to find the answers to study questions quickly and easily.
Categories: Education

How to Write Essays

How to Write Essays

This guide tells you how to: - Structure essays - How to make notes - The elements good essays need to include - How to reference and create bibliographies - How to format essays This guide is aimed at mature students, such as those who ...

Author: Kate Scott

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 153063671X

Category:

Page: 70

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How to Write Essays: A Guide for Mature Students Who Have Forgotten HowEssay writing is a skill that many students, young and old, struggle with. For the mature student, who has not had to write an essay for many years, perhaps decades, it can be difficult to know where to start, as well as know what a tutor is looking for. This guide tells you how to:* Structure essays* How to make notes* The elements good essays need to include* How to reference and create bibliographies* How to format essaysThis guide is aimed at mature students, such as those who study with The Open University and other distance learning institutions, but will also prove helpful to students in high school and those entering university.
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The Exam Skills Handbook

The Exam Skills Handbook

Palgrave Study Skills Other titles in this series by Stella Cottrell Critical Thinking
Skills (2nd edn) The Exam Skills Handbook (2nd edn) The Palgrave Student
Planner Skills for Success (2nd edn) The Study Skills Handbook (3rd edn)
Teaching ...

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137013569

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 646

Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Course

How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Course

This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and ...

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9780230801912

Category: Education

Page: 224

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This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.
Categories: Education

Learning at a Distance

Learning at a Distance

6 Hornik, R.C. (1976) Useful evaluation designs for evaluating the impact of
distance learning systems: methodology. ... 6 Knowles, M. (1975) Self-Directed
Learning: A Guide for Learners and Teachers. ... 125-133.6 MacIntosh, N. and
Morrison, V. (1968) Student demand progress and withdrawal: the Open
University's first ... 2 McDonald, R. Knights, S. (1979) Returning to study: the
mature-age student.

Author: International Council for Correspondence Education

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112006881848

Category: Adult education

Page: 342

View: 665

International trends; Learning at a distance and national development; The process of learning at a distance: recent research and developments; Student support and regional services; Policy-making and management; Diverse subjects, diverse approaches; The contribucion of media and technology to learning at a distance.
Categories: Adult education

The Students Guide to Graduate Studies in the UK 1994

The Students  Guide to Graduate Studies in the UK 1994

Use your careers service to explore the options and routes open to you and
weigh up the merits of postgraduate study for your particular situation . ... plus day
- release or evening classes correspondence or distance learning , eg the Open
University , professional qualifications . ... Mature students have a strong record
of motivation , commitment and academic performance in higher education and
are ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000021878756

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 752

View: 237

Categories: Universities and colleges

Resources in Education

Resources in Education

Each section is preceded by a highlighis section and all data tables are
accompanied by a chart or graph illustrating direction of change for the period
covered . ... Adult Students . Andragogy , Case Studies , Distance Education .
Elementary Secondary Education . Experimental Colleges , Extension ... Open
University ( Great Britain ) This book examines the successes of the Open
University ( OU ) ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435056184526

Category: Education

Page:

View: 315

Categories: Education

The Students Guide to Graduate Studies in the UK

The Students  Guide to Graduate Studies in the UK

Higher education/ employment partnerships Collaborative ventures between
universities and employers: graduates carry out ... or PhD * employment plus day
-release or evening classes * correspondence or distance learning, eg the Open
University, professional qualifications. ... Mature students have a strong record of
motivation, commitment and academic performance in higher education and are
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015016319934

Category: Research

Page:

View: 745

Categories: Research

Mature Students Entry to Higher Education

Mature Students  Entry to Higher Education

A Guide for Students and Advisers Judith Bell, Shiela Hamilton, Gordon Wynne
Roderick ... Correspondence colleges The Open University has already been
mentioned as a possible means of obtaining a degree by part - time , distance
study ...

Author: Judith Bell

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015012977040

Category: Education

Page: 314

View: 901

Categories: Education

Finding Out in Education

Finding Out in Education

Author: Peter Baxter Clarke

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015032837802

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 334

Categories: Education

Flexible Learning in Higher Education

Flexible Learning in Higher Education

Analyzing the collective experiences of staff from a variety of departments within organizations of higher and further education, this study demonstrates how flexible learning strategies have been adopted to face new challenges.

Author: Arfield, John

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135355746

Category: Education

Page: 156

View: 248

Analyzing the collective experiences of staff from a variety of departments within organizations of higher and further education, this study demonstrates how flexible learning strategies have been adopted to face new challenges.
Categories: Education

Scottish Guide 2007 Entry

Scottish Guide 2007 Entry

The university college,founded in 1875, provides a distinctive range of vocational
and professional courses, ... the university college has established a joint degree
scheme, with an emphasis on flexibility and student choice of study to suit
individual career paths. ... QMUC is committed to ensuring that access to all the
university college's courses is as open as possible. Even without formal
qualifications,it may be possible for a mature student to gain the necessary
requirements for entry.

Author:

Publisher: UCAS

ISBN: 9781843610526

Category: Students

Page:

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Categories: Students

IFLA General Conference

IFLA General Conference

29 - RTCPE - 1 - E BACK - UP RESOURCES FOR DISTANCE LEARNING :
OVERVIEW AND EXAMPLES FROM THE DUTCH AND BRITISH OPEN
UNIVERSITIES Sheila DALE , Chief Liaison Librarian , Open University , Milton
Keynes , UK and Guus ... Recent trends in educational philosophy have been
towards greater freedom , particularly for adult students . ... He could not read ,
and did not understand the instructions , nor the simple background textual
information provided ... his ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112084178620

Category: International librarianship

Page:

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Categories: International librarianship

Education Today

Education Today

As found in the present study , those students who had recent academic
experience felt more confident about their ... A University of Calgary paper ( 1993
) refers to people in this situation as being ' multiple role individuals ' . ... Beaty , A
. and Morgan , A . ( 1992 ) ' Developing skill in learning ' , Open Learning ,
November , p . 3 – 11 . Bernt , T . and Bugbee , A . ( 1993 ) ' Study practices and
attitudes related to academic success in a distance learning programme ' ,
Distance Education ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4567094

Category: Education

Page:

View: 803

Categories: Education