Returning to Study: A Guide for Professionals / Edition 1

Returning to Study: A Guide for Professionals / Edition 1

by Stuart Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335201318

ISBN-13: 9780335201310

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This sympathetic book has been written specifically for professional people returning to study. Returning to study as an adult learner may seem a daunting and intimidating experience but as Stuart Powell shows, this need not be the case. With an emphasis on enabling students to make the most of the courses in which they participate, the book provides practical…  See more details below

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This sympathetic book has been written specifically for professional people returning to study. Returning to study as an adult learner may seem a daunting and intimidating experience but as Stuart Powell shows, this need not be the case. With an emphasis on enabling students to make the most of the courses in which they participate, the book provides practical guidance and strategies to increase confidence, enhance skills and develop critical awareness and creativity. The book draws upon the experiences of students in a wide range of disciplines from social work to engineering to provide essential support for any professional person studying in higher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335201310
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
141
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Thinking and learning15
3Working and communicating with others32
4Effective reading and listening48
5Planning to write62
6Effective writing80
7Writing a dissertation or report102
8Conclusion124
References132
Suggestions for further reading135
Index140

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