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Essential Study Skills is designed to be the complete practical guide to academic success covering everything from what it means to be a university student to how to succeed in exams.
'The effect on our students was like star dust!' Anne Schofield, Ruskin College, Oxford, commenting on the authors' teaching
Whether you are nervous and worried about studying - or someone who is already reasonably happy with their study techniques - this book is designed to develop your potential and build your self-confidence as it takes you through all the stages of producing high quality academic work.
Essential Study Skills includes information, activities, advice and step-by-step guidelines on: people to see and places to go at college or university; organization and time management; learning and studying; targeted research and active reading; memory and learning style; revision and exam techniques; active, creative and reflective learning; successful notemaking strategies; ways of overcoming fear and building self-confidence; assessment procedures; successful communication techniques; and, the what, why and how of essays, reports, presentations, seminars and exams.
How to Learn and Study
How to Organize Yourself for Study
How to Research and Read Academically
How to Use the Overview
How to Pass Exams
How to Learn Creatively
How to Build Your Confidence
How to Succeed in Group Work
How to Prepare Better Assignments
How to Be Reflective - Review, Review, Review!