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How to Study. Practical Tips for Students

  • ID: 2246337
  • Book
  • August 2003
  • Region: Global
  • 264 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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How to Study is the ideal companion for all students at college or university. It contains around 1,000 practical tips, taking students from their first lectures through to their final exams and beyond.

The book covers a wide range of concerns including:–

Getting through assessments how to write essays, give presentations, prepare for and sit exams.
Handling the ups and downs of being a student how to manage disappointments and get out of trouble.
Getting a job how to create a CV, write job applications and succeed at interview.

All the tips are written in a jargon–free, friendly style and are illustrated with humorous cartoons.
How to Study helps students to use their study time wisely, productively and efficiently, so that they still have time to enjoy the rest of student life.
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1. Taking Charge Of Your Studies.

2. The Week Before You Start Your Course.

3. Finding Out Where You′re At.

4. Exploring How You Learn.

5. Organising Your Studies.

6. Where To Study.

7. Task Management.

8. Time Management.

9. Getting Started On a Task.

10. Maintaining Your Momentum.

11. Experimenting With Learning Skills.

12. Facing up to Peaks and Troughs.

13. Working in Groups.

14. Using Your Lecturers.

15. Using Other People.

16. Giving Your Seminar.

17. Using Open Learning Materials.

18. Overcoming Problems.

19. Notemaking Versus Notetaking.

20. Developing Your Speed Reading.

21. Active Reading.

22. Assessed Coursework.

23. Summarising.

24. Using Questions.

25. Problem Solving.

26. Improving Your Memory.

27. Increasing Your Motivation.

28. Getting at Assessment Criteria.

29. Using Your Syllabus.

30. Writing Essays.

31. Writing Up Practical Work.

32. Maximising Your Tutorials.

33. Getting the Most From Field Courses.

34. Using Vacations.

35. Passing Vivas.

36. Using Your Tutors After You′ve Left.

37. Using Advice.

38. Revision.

39. Making Projects Productive.

40. Using Old Exam Papers.

41. Before Your Exam.

42. At The Start Of Your Exam.

43. Writing Your Exam Answers.

44. Near The End Of Your Exam.

45. After An Exam.

46. Preparing For Your Re–sit.

47. Using a Word Processor.

48. Filling in Application Forms.

49. Writing Your Curriculum Vitae.

50. Preparing For An Interview.

51. Giving a Good Interview.

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Phil Race
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