How to Study

Practical Tips for Students

Author: Phil Race

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405106931

Category: Education

Page: 264

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How to Study contains around 1,000 practical tips, taking students at college or university from their first lectures through to their final exams and beyond. The ideal companion for all students at college or university. Contains around 1,000 practical tips, taking students from their first lectures through to their final exams and beyond. Helps students to get through assessments, with suggestions about how to write essays, give presentations, prepare for and sit exams. Gives advice on how to handle the ups and downs of being a student, including managing disappointments and getting out of trouble. Helps students to get a job, with tips on creating a powerful CV, filling in job applications and succeeding at interview. All the tips are written in a jargon-free, friendly style and are illustrated with humorous cartoons.
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Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Pauline E Kneale

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134641907

Category: Science

Page: 300

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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.
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500 Tips for Tutors

Author: Sally Brown,Phil Race

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134292074

Category: Education

Page: 144

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This book presents over 500 practical suggestions designed to help tutors establish active learning amongst their students. Divided into useful sections the tips cover the entire range of teaching and learning situations and comprise a 'start anywhere', dip-in resource suitable for both the newcomer and the old hand. Intended mainly for the university or college lecturer involved in learner-centred learning, this resource offers fresh ideas and food for thought on six broad areas of the job: getting the students going starting off, and working together the programme itself - lectures, assignments and feedback helping students to learn from resources assessment: demonstrating evidence of achievement skills for career and life in general. This lively and stimulating book will prove invaluable to lecturers, tutors, teachers, trainers and staff developers.
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Study Skills for Geography Students

A Practical Guide

Author: Pauline E. Kneale

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780340810316

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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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, dissertations, and 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.
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Studying and Learning at University

Vital Skills for Success in Your Degree

Author: Alan Pritchard

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473902681

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Studying and Learning at University provides a concise and accessible introduction to the essential study skills for first-time undergraduates. Alan Pritchard focuses on the skills that every student will need to master to achieve success in their academic career. Practical, straight-forward advice is provided on subjects such as how to: approach learning use active reading techniques use computers and the internet to support academic study prepare for written assessment prepare and deliver presentations. This guide is essential reading for anyone new to study at undergraduate level. Students setting out on any undergraduate course will welcome the support and guideance provided here. 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!
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College Rules!

How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College

Author: Sherrie Nist-Olejnik,Jodi Holschuh,Jodi Patrick Holschuh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1607748525

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 336

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"Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way--they look back and think, "If only I'd known this from the start!" College Rules! saves students time and trouble, revealing insider tips to achieving success from the get-go. Lesson #1- college is different from high school, and even those who were at the top of their class in high school need practical advice on how to succeed in college. This updated fourth edition features the latest information about e-learning technologies, including how to approach e-books and the virtual supports that come with traditional textbooks, how to take lecture notes on laptops and tablets, how to get the most out of online courses, how to navigate virtual study groups and professors' virtual office hours, and how to cope with online distractions. With a bonus section for alternative and adult students, College Rules! sets up every type of college student to do it right the first time."
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How to Study as a Mathematics Major

Author: Lara Alcock

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191637351

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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Every year, thousands of students in the USA declare mathematics as their major. Many are extremely intelligent and hardworking. However, even the best will encounter challenges, because upper-level mathematics involves not only independent study and learning from lectures, but also a fundamental shift from calculation to proof. This shift is demanding but it need not be mysterious — research has revealed many insights into the mathematical thinking required, and this book translates these into practical advice for a student audience. It covers every aspect of studying as a mathematics major, from tackling abstract intellectual challenges to interacting with professors and making good use of study time. Part 1 discusses the nature of upper-level mathematics, and explains how students can adapt and extend their existing skills in order to develop good understanding. Part 2 covers study skills as these relate to mathematics, and suggests practical approaches to learning effectively while enjoying undergraduate life. As the first mathematics-specific study guide, this friendly, practical text is essential reading for any mathematics major.
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Essential Study Skills

The Complete Guide to Success at University

Author: Tom Burns,Sandra Sinfield

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

ISBN: 1446200019

Category: Education

Page: 344

View: 5648

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Watch Tom Burns introduce his book Essential Study Skills - Second Edition Watch Sandra Sinfield discuss one of her favourite chapters - how to make the best notes Praise for the first edition: "The effect on our students was like star dust!" Anne Schofield, Ruskin College, Oxford Student feedback from Study Skills sessions at London Metropolitan University: "Why didn't they tell us this before? ... This is the best bit of learning I've ever done!" "At school I was told to go away and get a job in a shop ... Since doing Study Skills I'm getting 'A's' for my assignments!" "I was het-up, frightened ... I just wanted to run away and hide ... Oh I love it now!" "When I first got here I kept thinking I would be found out ... I know I can do it now" "I never enjoyed school, not at all ... Everything's different now - it's great!" "When I first got here I thought they were all looking at me and thinking 'What's that old woman doing here?' ... It's my university now!" The eagerly-awaited new edition continues to provide a truly practical guide to achieving success at university. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, this is the book that will help you better understand how you learn, gain a clear idea of your strengths and areas for development, organise yourself for study, write and research academically, pass exams, and cope with stress at university. Now completely revised and restructured, the authors use their twenty-five years of hands-on experience with students in university to provide genuinely useful advice. Key features of the new edition: - 12 new chapters for coverage of everything you need to know including: computer skills, becoming a confident writer, note-taking, how to build your memory, and the new Personal Development Plan. - Packed with handy tips, real-life examples and useful activities. - A brand new companion website with extensive material to support you in your quest for academic success - http://www.uk.sagepub.com/burnsandsinfield/ With its easy-to-use dip in, dip out structure, helpful features, and lively and engaging writing style, you will find Essential Study Skills an essential companion to the challenges of studying at university. Tom Burns is a Senior Lecturer in Learning Development at London Metropolitan University Sandra Sinfield is Academic Leader in Learning Development at London Metropolitan University.
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How To Write Well: A Guide For Health And Social Care Students

A Guide for Health and Social Care Students

Author: Keeling, June,Chapman, Hazel M,Williams, Julie

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335244939

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Good writing skills are essential for all students, but many students struggle to master good writing skills until later in their course. This book will help students doing health and social care subjects to better understand what good writing looks like, and how to do it themselves. The book shows students how to: *Plan pieces of writing *Execute good writing basics *Edit and refine their work *Write to a brief This essential guide includes multiple examples of good and bad writing to help students unpick the nuts and bolts of writing and writing skills. Taking an accessible approach, the authors include quotes and stories from real life students to help embolden students to tackle their writing fears - and become confident writers.
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Learning how to Study Again

A Practical Guide to Study Skills for Mature Students Returning to Education Or Distance Learning

Author: Catherine Dawson

Publisher: How To Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781857039818

Category: Adult education

Page: 211

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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.
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