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THE STUDY SKILLS HANDBOOK (PDF EBOOK)

EBOOK by Cottrell, Stella
ISBN
9781137610898
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
5TH ED. 2019
PUBLISHER
MACMILLAN INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
432 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
29 OCT 2018

DESCRIPTION

This is the ultimate guide to study skills, written by million copy bestselling author Stella Cottrell. Her tried and tested approach, based on over twenty years experience of working with students, has helped over a million students to achieve their potential. When it comes to studying, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This engaging and accessible guide shows students how to tailor their learning to their individual needs in order to boost their grades, build their confidence and increase their employability. Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed.This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students. It prepares students for what to expect before, during and after their studies at university.

CONTENTS

Introduction.- PART A: Self Efficacy: Managing Your Success as a Student.- 1. Success as a Student.- 2. Gaining the Most From Your Course.- 3. Employability and Planning Towards Your Future.- 4. Successful Study: Intelligence, Strategy and Personalised Learning.- 5. The C-R-E-A-M Strategy for Learning.- 6. Time Management as a Student.- 7. Managing Stress and Wellbeing.- PART B: Academic, People and Task Management Skills.- 8. Working with Others: Collaborative Study.- 9. Developing Cultural Competence.- 10. Reading and Note-Making.- 11. Researching and Managing Information for Study.- 12. Critical Thinking.- 13. Writing at University Level.- 14. Developing Your Academic Writing.- 15. Writing Essays.- 16. Managing Assignments: Projects, Reports, Case Studies and Dissertations.- 17. Devising Your Exam Strategy.- 18. Memory.- Appendices.- Answers to Activities.- References.- Index.