Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University / Edition 1

Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University / Edition 1

by Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield, Sandra Sinfield, Sandra Sinfield
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761949585

ISBN-13: 9780761949589

Pub. Date: 02/16/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761949589
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2003
Series:
SAGE Study Skills Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
67.01(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

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!

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