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It explains how to read scientific literature and understand its different language style, terminology, data and argument analysis. And conflicting interpretations. Next, the book tackles how to take data from a range of sources to construct your own perspective on a scientific issue & how to present it in both written & oral forms. Lastly it assists with one of the most fundamental of all tools for any branch of science- an understanding of the basic laws of mathematics.
Key topics include an introduction to tertiary study, e-learning & assessment; reading scientific literature, thinking & arguing critically; writing, research and presenting; and quantitative methods including fundamental mathematics, calculus, problem solving and statistics.
Focused on step-by-step skills development, this book aims to help readers become better students who are more likely to succeed.