The Complete Study Skills Guide: A Practical Guide for All Students Who Want to Know How to Learn

Author:   Dr. Catherine Dawson
Publisher:   Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN:  

9781845284459


Pages:   240
Publication Date:   14 January 2011
Format:   Paperback
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The Complete Study Skills Guide: A Practical Guide for All Students Who Want to Know How to Learn


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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 all students who wish to improve their study skills at almost every level, including college and university students, adult learners, and students on correspondence and distance learning courses. It provides a user-friendly, practical guide to study skills, including information on: - 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. Contents: 1. Developing your learning skills; 2. Learning to be organised; 3. Enhancing your reading skills; 4. Improving your English language skills; 5. Enhancing your writing skills; 6. Taking effective notes; 7. Improving your listening skills; 8. Developing your thinking skills; 9. Studying independently; 10. Improving your scientific skills; 11. Improving your mathematical skills; 12. Using information technology; 13. Using e-learning technologies; 14. Getting the most out of lectures, seminars, tutorials and classes; 15. Working in groups; 16. Undertaking projects; 17. Conducting social research; 18. Writing a long report or dissertation; 19. Passing examinations; 20. Passing tests; 21. Improving your presentation skills; 22. Increasing your chances of success; Appendices; Study skills tips; Study skills support; Study skills software; Study skills websites; Study skills books.

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Author:   Dr. Catherine Dawson
Publisher:   Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint:   How To Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 15.50cm , Height: 1.30cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.358kg
ISBN:  

9781845284459


ISBN 10:   1845284453
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   14 January 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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CONTENTS 1. Developing your learning skills; 2. Learning to be organised; 3. Enhancing your reading skills; 4. Improving your English language skills; 5. Enhancing your writing skills; 6. Taking effective notes; 7. Improving your listening skills; 8. Developing your thinking skills; 9. Studying independently; 10. Improving your scientific skills; 11. Improving your mathematical skills; 12. Using information technology; 13. Using e-learning technologies; 14. Getting the most out of lectures, seminars, tutorials and classes; 15. Working in groups; 16. Undertaking projects; 17. Conducting social research; 18. Writing a long report or dissertation; 19. Passing examinations; 20. Passing tests; 21. Improving your presentation skills; 22. Increasing your chances of success; Appendices; Study skills tips; Study skills support; Study skills software; Study skills websites; Study skills books.

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For over twenty-five years, Dr Catherine Dawson has been a researcher specialising in educational research, and a tutor working with college and university students. She has written extensively for both academic journals and popular magazines and is passionate about providing information to help students succeed on their courses.

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