STUDY SKILLS HANDBOOK, THE
4TH REVISED EDITION
09 APR 2013
THE ORIGINAL AND BEST - BY THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR If you are serious about succeeding with your studies, The Study Skills Handbook is for you! Stella Cottrell has helped hundreds of thousands of students to make learning easier, faster and more enjoyable. Recognising that we all have our own unique formula for success, her tried and trusted approach allows you to find the key to unlock your potential and develop the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. This fully revised fourth edition features: * Chapters on all the core study skills - including research, critical thinking, academic writing, revision, team work and more * E-learning coverage throughout * Illustrations and a strong visual design - acting as memory joggers, reinforcing learning and making the book more accessible, fun and engaging * Lots of new material including brand new chapters on student success and time management No matter whether you have just left school or college, whether you are a mature, part-time or international student, The Study Skills Handbook is your passport to success.
Acknowledgements.- Introducing The Study Skills Handbook.- PART 1: MANAGING YOURSELF FOR STUDY.- 1. Success as a Student.- 2. Developing Your Skills.- 3. Successful Study: Intelligence, Strategy and Personalised Learning.- 4. The CREAM Strategy for Learning.- 5. Time Management as a Student.- PART II: ACADEMIC SKILLS.- 6. Core Research Skills: Reading, Note-Making and Managing Information.- 7. Critical Analytical Thinking.- 8. Memory.- 9. Confidence with Numbers.- PART III: PEOPLE SKILLS.- 10. Working with Others: Collaborative Study.- PART IV: TASK MANAGEMENT SKILLS.- 11. Writing at University Level.- 12. Developing Academic Writing.- 13. Research Projects, Case Studies and Dissertations.- 14. Revision and Exams.- PART V: DRAWING IT TOGETHER.- 15. Planning Your Next Move.- Appendix 1 Quick Multiplier.- Appendix 2 Online Research Tools.- Appendix 3 Further Resources on Managing and Studying as a Student.- Glossary of Terms Useful to Know in Higher Education.- Answers to Activities.- References.- Index.