Studying History

Author: Jeremy Black,Donald M. MacRaild

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1137478608

Category: Historiography

Page: 272

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This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on using web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.
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Oxford IB Skills and Practice: History for the IB Diploma

Author: Keely Rogers,Jo Thomas

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 019913779X

Category: History

Page: 151

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Ensuring confident development of all the crucial skills central to IB assessment, this focused study-tool comprehensively addresses all the assessment areas of the 2008 syllabus at SL and HL. Including a full section on source analysis and packed with examiner guidance and strategies for tackling assessment tasks, this book supports exceptional achievement. ·Develop all the core skills - activities and exercises around note-taking, effective reading, referencing and working with sources - all in an exam context - will strengthen students' potential ·Relate skills-development to assessment - so students know how to apply their learning and fully demonstrate their skills in exams ·Support students with the extended essay - a dedicated chapter includes skills-based practice on essay writing, refining research, collating evidence, source evaluation, guidance on IB marking criteria and more ·Cover each part of the IA in detail - support for introduction, summary of evidence, evaluation of sources, ana
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Writing History Essays

Author: I.W. Mabbett

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137543671

Category: History

Page: 208

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To write a good history essay, you need to have a solid understanding of both technique and history as a discipline. In this new edition, Ian Mabbett carefully takes you through every step of writing a history essay, from reading sources critically and taking notes, to planning and drafting the essay itself.
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Studying in English

Strategies for Success in Higher Education

Author: Hayo Reinders,Linh Phung,Marilyn Lewis

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137594063

Category: Education

Page: 252

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Are you studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English? If so, this is the book for you. It’s full of examples, ideas, activities and good advice to help you improve your English and make the most of your university experience, whether you are abroad or taking university classes in English at home. This book includes: · First-hand experiences from other students on studying in English · Guidance on key skills such as listening to lectures, working in groups, academic writing, and giving presentations · Helpful information for dealing with language issues · Practical advice on academic and social matters · Information about the culture of Western universities Studying in English is an essential guide for your time at an English-speaking university – you can’t afford to be without it! Hayo Reinders is Professor of Education at Unitec in New Zealand, and TESOL Professor and Director of the doctoral program at Anaheim University in the United States. Marilyn Lewis has taught languages in New Zealand, India and Cambodia. Since her retirement from full-time work she has organised workshops for teachers and for language learners in Asia and recently Morocco. Linh Phung is the director of the English Language Program at Chatham University in the United States.
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How to Begin Studying English Literature

Author: Nicholas Marsh

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137508787

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 184

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This book has established itself as one of the most popular introductory student guides in the field. The fourth edition has been updated throughout, with a brand new chapter on critics and contexts in essay writing. It shows the reader how to approach literature, featuring chapters on themes, characters, structure, style, irony and analysis.
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Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Charmaine McKissock

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137014083

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties.
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The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013567

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 7875

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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.
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Studying Economics

Author: Brian Atkinson,Susan Johns

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137260408

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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Studying Economics provides a thorough, yet digestible and friendly introduction to this often daunting subject. The complex components of economic theory and practice are broken down and explained using a logical approach, supported by working examples, tables and graphs. Introducing differing mainstream approaches to economic study, from Marxian to feminist to environmental, this book puts Economics into a context which is easy for any student to understand. Explaining why and how we should study Economics, the book contains invaluable information on course content, learning techniques, revision, writing essays and dissertations, and examination assessment.
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Studying Arts and Humanities

Author: Catherine Bates,Abi Matthewman

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137131683

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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Clearly illustrated with examples of written work and useful interactive exercises, this guide will encourage independent learning, helping arts and humanities students to develop effective study habits and learn successful strategies for reading and writing about theoretical texts.
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