The Study Book: Essential Skills for Academic Success: Your Guide to Succeeding at Uni

Author:   Jonathan Hancock
Publisher:   John Murray Press
ISBN:  

9781529300277


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   11 June 2019
Format:   Paperback
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The Study Book: Essential Skills for Academic Success: Your Guide to Succeeding at Uni


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YOU WANT TO DO WELL AT UNI - NOW THERE'S A BOOK TO SUPPORT YOU. 'Everything you need to know to succeed in Higher Education' Gaye Conroy, University of Sussex 'Great advice, strategies and models. I'd recommend it to our students' Sarah Speight, University of Nottingham THE STUDY BOOK is a practical guide to developing the academic skills you need to succeed at university, college or any higher level study. Learn how to think, research, debate, write about, and apply information - and do all the things that will directly impact on your academic success from the moment you start. It guides you through activities and processes to help you examine your learning abilities and experiences so far. It will help you to understand your particular preferences and styles, your natural advantages as well as any specific weaknesses, and then guide you to build an effective personal approach to studying. You will learn what you need to do to do well in your course, like completing high quality assignments, writing essays, and showing off your full understanding in exams. Along the way you'll find emergency tips to inject into realistic situations like when struggling with the dynamics in a group-working situation, lost in planning a complex assignment, or getting stressed in the days before an exam. It contains specific reminders about academic conventions, definitions of terminology, useful checklists to support tasks, and simplified processes to keep you on track. There are insights from other students, example scenarios, and short case-studies, all designed to root the advice in real academic context, and keep you focused on what you need to do to keep improving. 'A book that will help all students' Jeremy Dudman-Jones THIS IS THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TAKING ON THE CHALLENGE OF STUDYING - AND COMING OUT ON TOP.

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Author:   Jonathan Hancock
Publisher:   John Murray Press
Imprint:   Teach Yourself
Dimensions:   Width: 18.90cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 24.30cm
Weight:   0.686kg
ISBN:  

9781529300277


ISBN 10:   1529300274
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   11 June 2019
Audience:   Primary & secondary/elementary & high school ,  Educational: Primary & Secondary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Jonathan Hancock is an experienced tutor, teacher, school leader and lecturer. He developed his own learning skills to gain a First-Class degree from Oxford University, as well as to break two Guinness World Records and achieve the title of World Memory Champion. The author of a number of books about memory, learning and study, he is currently a Director of the Learning Skills Foundation, a member of the Advisory Council of the LEARNUS thinktank, and a consultant in business, broadcasting and higher education.

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