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Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives / Edition 4
     

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives / Edition 4

by Sian Maslin-Prothero
 

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ISBN-10: 0702031429

ISBN-13: 9780702031427

Pub. Date: 03/12/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any

Overview

Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to:

• get the most from reading and lectures
• access libraries
• use the Internet and databases
• develop IT skills
• learn through reflection
• develop a portfolio
• prepare assignments
• get the most from placements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702031427
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/12/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Introduction ix

How to use this book ix

Acknowledgements x

Section 1 Developing your study skills 1

1 Getting ready to study Lisa Common Sian Maslin-Prothero 3

2 Learning skills and styles Lisa Common Sian Maslin-Prothero 23

3 Using the library Sue Brain 45

4 Using information technology Denis Anthony 77

5 Getting the most from reading and lectures Kym Martindale 109

6 Writing skills and developing an argument Netta Lloyd-Jones Abigail Masterson 121

7 Examinations and revision Heather Wharrad 141

8 Information-seeking for assignments Abigail Masterson Netta Lloyd-Jones 161

9 Presentation of written material Sian Maslin-Prothero 178

Section 2 Learning from practice 195

10 Clinical skills Andrew Finney 197

11 Learning in practice settings Jenny Spouse 219

12 Reflective skills Elizabeth A. Rosser Rebecca Hoskins 250

13 Group work Sian Maslin-Prothero 281

14 Advanced writing skills and accreditation of experiential learning Elizabeth A. Rosser Rebecca Hoskins 296

15 Developing a portfolio Neil Gopee 316

Index 339

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