Study Skills for Sports Studies

Study Skills for Sports Studies

by Tara Magdalinski


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415533829
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tara Magdalinski lectures in the UCD Centre for Sports Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland. As an inaugural recipient of a UCD College Teaching Award (2008), she is committed to ensuring undergraduate students are equipped with the necessary skills to succeed in tertiary education. Her most recent monograph, Sport, Technology and the Body: The Nature of Performance, was published by Routledge in 2008.

Table of Contents

1. Welcome to University: Settling in and getting started 2. Learning and Thinking: What and how to know 3. Making Sense of Lectures: Listening in class and taking notes 4. Starting Assignments: Breaking down questions and effective research 5. Learning to Read: Understanding academic readings and research 6. Academic Writing: How to write research essays 7. Academic Writing: How to write reports 8. Academic Writing: Incorporating evidence and avoiding plagiarism 9. Academic Writing: Digital forms and reflective practices 10. Collaborative Learning: Working as a team 11. Oral Presentations: Tips and tricks for effective delivery 12: Experiential Learning: Putting theory into practice 13. Test, Quizzes, Mid-Terms and Finals: Preparing for and writing exams

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