Studying For Success

Author: Richard Palmer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134304048
Size: 58.98 MB
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This lively and stimulating book offers an enlightening new approach to effective study. Without minimising the importance of good organisation and hard work, the author stresses throughout that study must and can be fun. Delivered with characteristic humour and wisdom, Richard Palmer updates and reinvigorates a classic, best-selling book with new sections on computers and the internet, as well as chapters covering important areas such as: memory and review essay planning and writing note-taking time management using resources exam techniques and preparation. This is an inspiring, essential read for all students studying for A Levels and undergraduate degrees who want to find the key to achieving success both in coursework and exams.

Success With Mathematics

Author: Heather Cooke
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415298612
Size: 62.75 MB
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This is an aid to bridging the gap between school- and university-level mathematics. It offers clear, practical guidance on such key issues as: getting ready; ways of studying; using calculators; mathematics communication; studying with technology; and doing assignments.

How To Get A First

Author: Thomas Dixon
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415317337
Size: 27.70 MB
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In this informative guide, Thomas Dixon argues that you do not have to be a genius to get a first at university. He sets out to de-mystify first-class degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences, clearly articulating the difference between the excellent and the merely competent in undergraduate work. This concise, no-nonsense guidebook will give prospective and current students advice on teaching and learning styles that prevail in university and on how to manage their two most important resources - their time and their lecturers. In an accessible and entertaining style, the author looks at subjects such as: making the transition from school to university developing transferable skills making use of lectures and seminars using libraries and the Internet note-taking, essays, seminars and presentations common mistakes to avoid writing with clarity and style revision and examinations. Illustrated with many examples from a range of academic disciplines, How to Get a First is an all-purpose guide to success in academic life. Visit the companion website www.getafirst.com

Successful Study

Author: Christine Ritchie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317912535
Size: 77.45 MB
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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.

The Guide To Learning And Study Skills

Author: Ms Rosie Bingham
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409450570
Size: 29.24 MB
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This new guide builds on the hugely successful materials the authors have developed over the last 15 years. Along with highly practical guidance on traditional learning skills, The Guide to Learning and Study Skills provides guidance for students on learning in a blended environment; the increased use of personal and professional development planning, continuing professional development and work-based learning.

Success With Languages

Author: Stella Hurd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134205902
Size: 10.28 MB
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Success with Languages is designed to help all students develop the skills they need to become an effective language learner and to make the most of language study. Written by experienced language teachers at the Open University, this book offers undergraduates and postgraduates crucial and practical advice on important areas such as: choosing a language and study programme setting personal goals for language learning and monitoring progress using ICT to support language learning. Each of the ten chapters features a number of exercises in order to help students assess the ways they learn and consider where improvements can be made, making the most of the media available and how to use resources effectively.

Black Women College Students

Author: Felecia Commodore
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317216385
Size: 13.36 MB
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The latest book in the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series explores the state of Black women students in higher education. Delineating key issues, proposing an original student success model, and describing what institutions can do to better support this group, this important book provides a succinct but comprehensive exploration of this underrepresented and often neglected population on college campuses. Full of practical recommendations for working across academic and student affairs, this is a useful guide for administrators, faculty, and practitioners interested in creating pathways for Black female college student success. Whether this book is read cover to cover or used as a resource manual, the pages contain critical insights that should be taken into serious consideration wherever Black women college students are concerned.

Learning Online

Author: Maggie McVay Lynch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135997446
Size: 65.81 MB
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Whether taking classes in school, college or university, or in a corporate training setting, it is likely that learners will be expected to do at least part of their studies via the computer. This book provides realistic guidelines to ensure their success in the virtual learning environment. From detailing tools such as WebCT and Blackboard, to overcoming personal barriers to success in distance learning, this handy text deals with issues that readers of any age, stage or situation are likely to encounter by: * demystifying terms and concepts common to online learning * addressing issues of online ethics such as netiquette, plagiarism and software piracy * offering practical advice on interacting effectively online, submitting assignments and doing research * furnishing numerous links to Web pages and other resources for further study and research. The author offers serious and humorous anecdotes to help readers avoid the pitfalls and capitalize on opportunities that will help them become a successful online student. Current and prospective online learners will greatly benefit from this practical book filled with clear, detailed assistance for learning online.

How To Build Communication Success In Your School

Author: Karen Dempster
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 131528216X
Size: 29.58 MB
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This book provides a step-by-step guide to achieve best practice communication within schools. Communication is a critical component in building strong partnerships with parents, attracting and retaining the best teachers, building and protecting a school’s reputation and, ultimately, in ensuring that students can be at their best. Aligned to the National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers (2015), as well as Ofsted and the Independent Schools Inspectorate requirements, it provides an ‘inside out’ approach to create and communicate a compelling vision, building leadership communication skills and supporting the day-to-day management of communication in schools. Full of practical strategies, audit tools and planning materials to help develop your communication approach, this guide covers key topics such as: attracting and retaining the best teachers; improving the effectiveness of leadership and management; building the reputation of the school; working with parents; and knowing what to do in a crisis. How to Build Communication Success in Your School is essential reading for headteachers, school leaders and all those interested in education management and leadership.

Successful Study For Degrees

Author: Rob Barnes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415327997
Size: 63.91 MB
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This is a practical guide to studying more effectively at first and higher degree levels. Primarily for students looking for more than just a basic study skills book, it blends practical ideas with sound principles to offer a readily accessible, handy guide. This third edition includes a new chapter on distance learning and updated chapters about online and computer-based learning, in addition to essential advice on: personal survival in the university setting developing a good learning attitude using ebooks, online searcher and electronic media time management, deadlines and task management essay technique and writing your dissertation small-group and seminar study. Packed with useful information and guidance, this is an indispensable read for any student in higher education.