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The Study Skills Handbook

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137289260

Category: Education

Page: 432

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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, MA26 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 MA26, whether you are a mature, part-time or international student, The Study Skills Handbook is your passport to success.

Student Planner and Academic Diary 2018-2019

Author: Jonathan Weyers,Kathleen McMillan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292246925

Category:

Page: 262

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An indispensable planner and study skills reference/tutorial to help you to manage your time, your studies, your money, your social life and much, much more. Not just a diary, this planner is crammed with useful study skills hints and tips from the authors of the Study Skills series, plus an academic year diary, timetables, notes pages and more. It's in a spiral bound format for ease of use and has a plastic protective sheet at the front and back to ensure the diary remains in a perfect state for the whole year. It's priceless features include: A first week checklist. The perfect list to ensure your university year starts without a hitch. Semester or term planner. An easy to reference planner, ensuring you know where to be and when. Monthly planner and 'to do' lists. A handy overview of any key events or reminders, enabling you to plan ahead and not to forget those important birthdays, social events, assignment deadlines and tutorials. Monthly and weekly study skills and strategy tips. A series of prompts that help to keep you organised and ahead of the game. These will help you be proactive and effective in your learning activities, ensuring you produce work that meets high standards and allowing you to reflect on what you've achieved. Planning resource section. This includes checklists, outline planning tables, practical reference information and advice. This section also includes essential features such as a personal budget planner and revision timetables. "The personal development planning section is such a good idea. When applying {for jobs or} work experience, I've always been told to make a checklist of my skills and if it seems that I can't demonstrate them with examples then I need to write down ways that I can change that. Budget pages are great because it allows students to see exactly how much money they are spending. It's got everything a student would need based on my experience!" - Katy, University of Liverpool

Improve Your Grammar

The Essential Guide to Accurate Writing

Author: Mark Harrison,Vanessa Jakeman,Ken Paterson

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113759165X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 168

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This new edition of Improve Your Grammar covers all the areas where grammatical mistakes are typically made. Using realistic academic contexts, each unit explains the key grammar in a clear and lively way, and checks understanding with easy-to-use practice exercises that build the user's confidence.

How to Write Better Essays

Author: Bryan Greetham

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137293357

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

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Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to... • analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts • brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas • evaluate and criticise arguments • express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing • plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion ... and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism. The third edition of this bestselling book includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods you learn in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts. For every student who needs to write essays, from whatever discipline, this book is a constant source of the help and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence.

The Employability Journal

Author: Barbara Bassot

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 1137603828

Category: Education

Page: 212

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As a cognitive process, writing helps us to develop our understanding because it involves processing our thoughts. Through its journal format, this book therefore provides a useful structure for processing your learning and work-based experiences, with sections on self-awareness, skills for working life and the importance of effective communication and networking. Packed with interesting, manageable activities and handy prompts for reflection, it will enable you to capture your learning from your placements, make the most of your experiences at university and therefore enhance your career and personal development.

Palgrave Student Planner 2016 17

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781137602107

Category:

Page: N.A

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Brilliant Writing Tips for Students

Author: Julia Copus

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013990

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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With tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students' most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing; suggested re-writes; and appropriate self-help exercises.

Authoring a PhD

How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis Or Dissertation

Author: Patrick Dunleavy

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230802087

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Authoring a PhD is a complex process. It involves having creative ideas, working out how to organize them, writing up from plans, upgrading the text, and finishing it speedily and to a good standard. It also includes being examined and getting published. Patrick Dunleavy has written Authoring a PhD based on his supervision experience with over 30 students. It provides solid advice to help your PhD students cope with both the intellectual issues and practical difficulties of organizing their work effectively. It is an indispensable and time saving aid for doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences, education, business studies, law, health, arts and visual arts, and related disciplines, and will also be a great help to supervisors.

The Palgrave Student Planner 2015-16

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 1137516208

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 8651

This bestselling planner is the complete self-management tool for students. It contains everything students need to organize their information and time effectively, including study skills advice, diary pages, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages and much more.

Studying in English

Strategies for Success in Higher Education

Author: Hayo Reinders,Linh Phung,Marilyn Lewis

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137594063

Category: Education

Page: 252

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Are you studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English? If so, this is the book for you. It’s full of examples, ideas, activities and good advice to help you improve your English and make the most of your university experience, whether you are abroad or taking university classes in English at home. This book includes: · First-hand experiences from other students on studying in English · Guidance on key skills such as listening to lectures, working in groups, academic writing, and giving presentations · Helpful information for dealing with language issues · Practical advice on academic and social matters · Information about the culture of Western universities Studying in English is an essential guide for your time at an English-speaking university – you can’t afford to be without it! Hayo Reinders is Professor of Education at Unitec in New Zealand, and TESOL Professor and Director of the doctoral program at Anaheim University in the United States. Marilyn Lewis has taught languages in New Zealand, India and Cambodia. Since her retirement from full-time work she has organised workshops for teachers and for language learners in Asia and recently Morocco. Linh Phung is the director of the English Language Program at Chatham University in the United States.

14 Days to Exam Success

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113701427X

Category: Education

Page: 112

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A practical guide to effective revision and success in exams, taking the reader through a fourteen-day programme which ensures maximum results in the time available. With illustrations to enhance the text, it shows the reader how to tackle common revision and exam challenges through exercises, checklists and worked examples.

Reading and Making Notes

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137402601

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Reading and making notes at university is different from studying at school and MA26. Common questions students have include: - what exactly do my tutors expect from me? - how do I decide what to read from a long reading list? - how can I make sure my notes will really help me produce excellent work? This practical pocket guide takes you through all stages of reading and note making, from different reading purposes to making the most effective use of your notes. Features include: - real university marking criteria, assignments, reading lists and texts - examples of common pitfalls to avoid when using notes in an assignment - new to this edition – an expanded 'Making Notes' section with even more text extracts and examples

The Student Phrase Book

Vocabulary for Writing at University

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137299797

Category: Education

Page: 232

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To write successfully at university you need to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively; imprecise or incorrect word use will lessen both the clarity and the credibility of your work. This book gives you an accessible 'way in' to words and phrases used in academic writing. It will help you to express your ideas, arguments and evaluations clearly and precisely, and to produce successful written work. The Student Phrase Book: • Presents over 1,000 mid- to advanced-level words and phrases common to writing across disciplines • Presents these words and phrases within the context of common writing functions and sentences so that you can see why and how they are used • Gives definitions and other important information for many of the words presented, concentrating on the words that most often cause problems • Explains the differences in meaning and use between commonly confused words • Shows you what other words surround the key word, so that you can use it with confidence • Is for anyone who is not totally familiar with writing at university, whatever their discipline or level of study

The Mature Student's Handbook

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364993

Category: Education

Page: 263

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A practical guide allowing mature students to build on their strengths and overcome challenges. Includes worked examples, exercises and space for recording strategies and successes. Covers areas such as lectures, seminars, reading and note-taking, presentations, writing, exams, time management, finance and careers.

The Palgrave Handbook of Textbook Studies

Author: Eckhardt Fuchs,Annekatrin Bock

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137531428

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 7385

This volume examines the present status and future trends of textbook studies. Cutting-edge essays by leading experts and emerging scholars explore the field’s theories, methodologies, and topics with the goal of generating debate and providing new perspectives. The Georg Eckert Institute’s unique transdisciplinary focus on international textbook research has shaped this handbook, which explores the history of the discipline, the production processes and contexts that influence textbooks, the concepts they incorporate, how this medium itself is received and future trends. The book maps and discusses approaches based in cultural studies as well as in the social and educational sciences in addition to contemporary methodologies used in the field. The book aims to become the central interdisciplinary reference for textbook researchers, students, and educational practitioners.

Great Debates in Gender and Law

Author: Rosemary Auchmuty

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137611006

Category:

Page: 244

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Writing for Science Students

Author: Jennifer Boyle,Scott Ramsay

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137571527

Category: Education

Page: 212

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Writing for Science Students is a practical guide to the techniques you need for accurate, clear and effective writing. This book takes you through each stage of the process, from understanding the requirements of your assignment and planning your research, right through to reading, structuring your writing and editing. It will equip you with the key skills you need to complete all types of assignments, including essays, lab reports, posters and dissertations. You’ll learn how to: · Analyse the question you’ve been set“/p> · Find and critically evaluate sources of information · Incorporate other people’s work into your writing · Communicate your ideas clearly · Use feedback to improve your work Enriched by helpful examples and activities throughout, Writing for Science Students is an ideal companion for science students of all levels. Jennifer Boyle is the Writing Adviser for Postgraduate Researchers at the University of Glasgow, UK. She works with students from all disciplines in the development of academic writing skills. Scott Ramsay is the Effective Learning Adviser for students in the College of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow, UK.

The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research

Author: David L. Vannette,Jon A. Krosnick

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319543954

Category: Political Science

Page: 676

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This handbook is a comprehensive reference guide for researchers, funding agencies and organizations engaged in survey research. Drawing on research from a world-class team of experts, this collection addresses the challenges facing survey-based data collection today as well as the potential opportunities presented by new approaches to survey research, including in the development of policy. It examines innovations in survey methodology and how survey scholars and practitioners should think about survey data in the context of the explosion of new digital sources of data. The Handbook is divided into four key sections: the challenges faced in conventional survey research; opportunities to expand data collection; methods of linking survey data with external sources; and, improving research transparency and data dissemination, with a focus on data curation, evaluating the usability of survey project websites, and the credibility of survey-based social science. Chapter 23 of this book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at link.springer.com.

HR in the Boardroom

The HR Professional’s Guide to Earning a Place in the C-Suite

Author: W. Wright

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137450916

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 241

View: 5540

This unique guide explores how senior HR executives can build strong working relationships with the CEO, other members of the executive team, and the board of directors. With case studies and interviews with HR professionals from a range of industries and locations, this is truly the first book of its kind.

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