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Skills for Success by Whatever stage your students are at, it's never too soon for them to be thinking about their future. Competition for jobs is fierce, and having a degree is no longer enough. This indispensable guide helps students to create their own personal development programme and develop the skills and capabilities required by today's employers. Step by step, it takes students from the initial stages of setting goals and defining success through to the application process for their dream job. Internationally acclaimed study skills author Stella Cottrell provides students with the ingredients they need to create their own recipe for success. This versatile resource is ideal for students on personal development modules from foundation through to postgraduate level. It can also be used independently by students from all disciplines.
Publication Date: 2015-01-22
The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook by "The book itself covers everything university students need to know from exam revision and e-learning to work-life balance." The Bookseller "We would heartily recommend the book to students who are at the beginning of their studies." Maxine Fletcher, Lecturer, Oxford Brookes "This book's crammed full of very useful topics, information and exercises that I've never seen before, especially in the section on research, which I particularly liked." Joel, Student, Keele University Competition for graduate jobs has never been so fierce. The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook will help you succeed from the first week of your studies through to graduation. Covering all the core skills you will need to help you make the most of your university course, The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook is your key to success. This is the handbook of techniques, tips and exercises. Written by a team of experts and tested on students, the advice in this book will help you to improve your grades, save time and develop the skills that will make you stand out to prospective employers. Whichever subject you are studying, this practical and concise book will help you find your individual learning style and tell you exactly what you need to know to excel as a student: Working out the best way for you to learn Doing your research Presentations Revising for exams Improving your critical thinking skills Managing your time
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
Essential Study Skills by Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Request your e-inspection copy today!′Brilliant little book! ... It′s easy to follow and understand, full of practical hints and tips, helps to remove some of the pressures of uni life!′ - Amazon review′Really useful sections on reading and taking notes ... the bread and butter of student life.′ - Amazon review Do you want to do better at university? Whether you′re a student wanting to improve their study skills or a lecturer who wants to give their students a helping hand with their work, this book is for you. Packed with study tips and handy activities, this proven guide shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time - whatever level you′re at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you′ll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Pass exams with flying colours Stay cool and cope with stress. Practical and interactive, this edition features six brand new chapters to arm you with even more essential skills including how to produce a dissertation, planning your career and focusing on building relationships with lecturers and other students to help you get ahead.Visit the Essential Study Skills Companion WebsiteLaunched with this edition is an improved and expanded companion website. Don′t miss the extensive range of guidance and resources for both students and tutors, including video tips, study packs, practice exercises and other tools for you to use in both your preparation and actual work. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Publication Date: 2012-04-05
The Mature Student's Study Guide by You have decided to return to education, and now you may be worried that your study skills are not up to scratch. This text covers everything you need to know to succeed in your chosen course, including how to get (and stay) motivated, improving your writing skills, how to conduct vital research, and proven tips on passing exams.
Publication Date: 2007-04-01
Buzan's Study Skills by The amazing mind mapping, speed reading and memory techniques developed by Tony Buzan, the world’s bestselling author on the brain and learning, will revolutionize your studies and maximize your success in exams – whatever your subject or academic level. Improve your concentration and comprehension to levels you never thought possible nbsp; Memorize information and recall it with ease – even in high pressure situations, like exams nbsp; Take effective, usable and reliable notes while in lectures and when reading nbsp; Read at an amazing speed and remember exactly what you’ve readnbsp; nbsp; Calmly and confidently plan and prepare for exams, tests and assessments nbsp; So, take the stress out of your studies, move your brain up a gear and start getting the results you really want with Buzan’s refreshingly different, effective, powerful and proven approach.
Publication Date: 2007-09-22
Ways of Learning by What kind of learner are You?
Publication Date: 2017-09-19
The Guide to Learning and Study Skills - For Higher Education and at Work by Skills in learning and studying are vital to ensure success in higher education study, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, in university, college or in the workplace. Skills are needed in reflection, analysis, communication and recording information to produce good work, to engage effectively in a group, to carry out a project or perform well in exams; personal skills are needed to handle time and pressure and to relate to others on a course or in the workplace. 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 direction for students on learning in a blended environment; the increased use of personal and professional development planning, continuing professional development and work-based learning.
Publication Date: 2016-04-07
Studying in English by This easy-to-follow guide is packed with advice for students of English as a second language who are studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English, either in their home country or abroad. It provides practical advice on academic topics, including listening to lectures, group work and academic writing, and also helpful guidance for coping with language issues, making friends and dealing with culture shock. Packed with insights from real students and engaging activities, it will help them to develop the strategies and skills that they need to thrive in a new academic environment. This is an essential resource for non-native English speakers who are studying in English at degree level. It is also ideal for students who are preparing for university-level studies and for use on pre-sessional courses for international students.
Publication Date: 2017-07-07
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Skills for Study
Starting college or university can be a big challenge: it helps to know what’s expected of you and how to prepare.
This interactive online module looks at ways to ready yourself practically and mentally for your first term. There is guidance on overcoming anxieties and you’ll be introduced to approaches and techniques that will help you learn effectively.
- find out what to expect and start developing your study skills
- learn more about how you learn best and your personal learning style
- develop your own strategy for learning
Please sign in using your college username and password. Then select Getting Ready for Academic Study from the drop down Modules list.