How to Succeed At University--International Edition [NOOK Book]

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If you're a student hoping to excel at university, this inexpensive how-to guide is just what you need. From selecting a university and orientation to graduation day, the volume covers not only the basics but also provides unique insight every successful student needs to know. Aimed at students worldwide, this book reveals the secrets to university success.

Written by a professor, with extensive experience teaching at several universities ...
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How to Succeed At University--International Edition

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Overview

If you're a student hoping to excel at university, this inexpensive how-to guide is just what you need. From selecting a university and orientation to graduation day, the volume covers not only the basics but also provides unique insight every successful student needs to know. Aimed at students worldwide, this book reveals the secrets to university success.

Written by a professor, with extensive experience teaching at several universities world-wide, and a recent graduate, who was awarded multiple scholarships, the special insight and guidance in this volume cannot be matched. The self-help guide takes students from the challenges of first year through to their successful graduation. It contains all of the information needed for academic success:

- Attending lectures & taking effective notes
- Step-by-step approaches to studying and learning
- Preparing for and writing tests & exams
- Guidance for tackling every type of test question
- Strategies for effective listening, writing reports & essays
- Advice on academic problems and how to deal with them effectively

This book is loaded with professional advice. To enhance the learning experience, it includes interesting true stories and information from the latest International research on teaching and learning. Along with the university calendar and required textbooks, this is the only guide a student will need to reach his or her full potential. Follow this guide to academic achievement and be proud of your degree!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014970594
  • Publisher: eBookIt.com
  • Publication date: 7/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Danton (Dan) O'Day is a university professor emeritus, author and musician. He has taught introductory and advanced undergraduate courses at four different universities. While working on his Master's degree he taught at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He also taught at two universities in the United States while working on his Ph.D. degree: One year at the University of Delaware and the other at Lincoln University, the first African American university in the USA. After graduating from the University of Delaware, he was hired as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto's Erindale College in Mississauga, Ontario—now known as U of T Mississauga. Over the years of teaching and doing research on teaching, Professor O'Day has learned the things that help students succeed. Having written a couple of books and over a dozen booklets on studying and learning, he has now, in collaboration with Aldona Budniak, compiled this information into a single resource. "How to Succeed at University" provides that information in easy-to-digest packets that are designed to help university students succeed. It is available as a Canadian and an International Version.

Dan has been playing the guitar and writing music since he was a teenager. He currently has two children's music CDs. "Monkeys Don't Wear Shoes, or Cowboy Boots" by Myra, Mike and Dan is his first music CD. He then put together "Frog in My Hat as a solo effort. Songs from both of these music CDs are available as music animations on YouTube at the "DantonCanada" channel. To date there are over a dozen music animations for kids and their families to enjoy. Dan has recently made images from five of these animations into a book "Song Stories I". Children can read along or sing along to his music. Dan's first solo pop CD is called "Life's a Cliché". All of his songs can be listened to and ordered at www.DantonMusic.com.

On a personal note, I can say that I am driven by the excitement of the world. Every day opens up new vistas and opportunities.
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