The Study Skills Handbook
Palgrave Study Skills
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|Format:||Paperback, 360 pages, 3rd Revised edition Edition|
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|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 22 February 2008|
If you are serious about succeeding on your course, The Study Skills Handbook is your essential companion. Based on over 20 years' experience of working with students, 1/2 million copy bestselling author Stella Cottrell helps you develop the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. Her tried and trusted approach recognises that we each have a unique formula for success and that finding it is the key to reaching our potential. This book will help you to: - use your learning style and existing skills effectively - develop core study skills in time management, academic writing, critical thinking and more - discover how to make learning easier and faster - improve your grades and make study more enjoyable. Whether you are a school or college leaver, a mature student, or an international student embarking on university-level study in English for the first time, this handbook is your passport to success.
Table of Contents
Introducing The Study Skills Handbook Preparing for University Identifying Your Skills Intelligence and Learning The CREAM Strategy for Learning - Creative, Reflective, Effective, Active, Motivated Working with Others Research Skills E-Learning Skills, Technology and Personalised Learning Writing for University Developing Your Writing Confidence with Numbers Projects, Dissertations, Reports and Case Studies Critical Analytical Thinking Memory Revision and Exams Planning Your Next Move What Now? References Index
About the Author
Stella Cottrell is Director for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds. She is the author of the best-selling Critical Thinking Skills, Skills for Success, The Exam Skills Handbook, Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning and The Palgrave Student Planner.
A"This book covers all the skills that a student needs to be successful - I wish it had been available when I started at universityA" - N Green, University of BrightonA"Excellent - the best study skills book aroundA" - P Starie, Principal Lecturer, University of PortsmouthA"Simply put, without this book you can get by just fine with your education, but with it you could be exceptional.A" - Zac (student)
|Publisher: ||Palgrave Macmillan|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 19.0 x 2.0 centimeters (0.70 kg)|