Education

How to Manage Your Postgraduate Course

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230801927

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 1120

This book is designed to help readers to make the transition from a first degree or from the workplace to a postgraduate course. It focuses on the management of the processes involved in gaining a postgraduate qualification, rather than just outlining the mechanics of the studying and research. International in its approach, the book encourages readers to assess, in a systematic way, the transferable skills that they can develop as part of their course, an area of personal development that is of increasing importance.
Education

How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Course

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230801919

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 8956

This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.
Education

How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137299819

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 4419

A fundamental part of writing at university is using what you read in your work. Your lecturers may ask you to be critical, original and to put what you read into your own words. You will also be told not to plagiarise. What does all this actually mean? How can you use other people's work and still be original? How much of your essay should be about what you read? How do you make clear the difference between your own ideas and those that have come from your reading? What words and phrases should you use to introduce and comment on your sources? The fully updated and revised edition of this popular book answers these questions, and takes you through the complete process of using your reading in your writing. It also: • Uses real texts and examples of real student writing • Gives you nearly 300 key words to use when integrating sources into your work and practice in using them accurately • Looks at common mistakes students make to help you to improve your own correction skills and avoid making the same mistakes yourself How to Use your Reading in your Essays equips you with all the information, practice and confidence you need to use your reading effectively in your writing and to get the best marks possible for your work.
Science

Studieren - Das Handbuch

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827423603

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 5190

Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".
Medical

Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Charmaine McKissock

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137014083

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 4380

This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013567

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 1833

Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.
Study Aids

Study Skills for International Postgraduates

Author: Martin Davies

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230344283

Category: Study Aids

Page: 328

View: 1139

Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.
Education

Studying Psychology

Author: Andrew Stevenson

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230517820

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 454

Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. Acting as the ideal companion to an introductory psychology textbook, the second edition of Studying Psychology is just as detailed as the first edition, with even more activity-based exercises, as well as containing a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods, a new chapter on psychology and everyday life, and extra material on exam preparation.
Study skills

Dunleavy Stu Deg Soc Uol Pr

Author: Not For Sale,Patrick Dunleavy

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 9780333517529

Category: Study skills

Page: 224

View: 8909

Education

Researching Online

Author: David Dolowitz,Steve Buckler,Fionnghuala Sweeney

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9781403997227

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 3660

This book offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to the use of internet technology in research. It provides full accounts of the different ways in which online resources can help with research projects in any area of the social sciences or humanities along with useful hints and tips as to how you can make the internet work for you.
Technology & Engineering

How to Manage your Science and Technology Degree

Author: Lucinda Becker,David Price

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137161515

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 184

View: 5526

How to Manage Your Science and Technology Degree is a ground-breaking book, offering a no-nonsense approach to all areas of undergraduate life, including maximizing learning opportunities, handling mathematics and coping with laboratory work. How to succeed in mastering time and finances is covered, as are examination techniques. It also discusses the wider aspects of university life and helps students to grasp each opportunity available to them. The book concludes with a chapter on how to break into your chosen career.
Business & Economics

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Start-up. Growth and Maturity

Author: Paul Burns

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230208487

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 568

View: 8241

Entrepreneurship& Small Business examines how firms develop from start-up, both tracing growth and exploring failure. It studies entrepreneurs - what motivates them, how they manage and lead, and how certain defining characteristics they possess can help shape the businesses they run. The book outlines good management practice for students and encourages and develops entrepreneurial skills. Clearly structured and accessibly presented, the comprehensive coverage includes accounting control and decision-making, as well as chapters on family businesses, corporate, international and social entrepreneurship. Case insights, long case studies and discussion scenarios are used to practically demonstrate how concepts are implemented in successful small and growing companies. Burns' text is ideal for undergraduates, MBA students, and students taking specialist postgraduate modules on Entrepreneurship, Enterprise, Small Business Management and New Venture Creation within business and management courses.
Education

The Undergraduate Research Handbook

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364977

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 2832

This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.
Education

The Postgraduate Research Handbook

Succeed with your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364950

Category: Education

Page: 440

View: 8521

The second edition of this best-selling book is aslively and accessible as the first edition. Advice, support and both active and reflective tasks take the students through the stages of research as well as encouraging them to consider social and cultural issues, such as working with their supervisor and other researchers.
Education

Dissertations and Project Reports

A Step by Step Guide

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137364270

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 2824

Faced with your dissertation or major project and need some help getting started? Thinking about how your final project will affect your overall grades? Then read on. Tapping into her tried and tested formula for learning, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, Stella Cottrell, takes you step-by-step through the key stages of planning, developing, researching and writing up your dissertation or project report. Whether you are an undergraduate or a postgraduate, this guide: - Offers comprehensive coverage of the major components essential to producing strong dissertations and project reports - Gives unique emphasis to the importance of project management skills - Gets you involved through interactive activities, checklists and engaging student examples Most importantly, it offers the support you need at every stage and will help ensure that the creation of your academic masterpiece is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Education

Studying the Built Environment

Author: Marion Temple

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137073772

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 6263

This unique book introduces students to the themes and aspects of studying the built environment. Contemporary issues such as sustainability and urbanization preface the explanation of the core subject disciplines of architecture, construction management, planning, real estate management and surveying. The distinctive student experience of learning about the built environment is explored with a focus upon learning and teaching methods, learning skills and assessment. The final chapter of the book looks at the links between academic study and professional practice.
Business & Economics

The Engaging Manager

The Joy of Management and Being Managed

Author: A. Furnham

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137273879

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 7089

In this new collection of articles on managing and being managed, Adrian Furnham, author of Bad Apples , offers an engaging and witty look into the world of being an engaging manager. Based on strong research this book offers a substantial introduction to the joy of management.
Education

The Good Supervisor

Supervising Postgraduate and Undergraduate Research for Doctoral Theses and Dissertations

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137024232

Category: Education

Page: 576

View: 1423

Provides help for those wanting to develop strategies for effective supervision with a diversity of students on a wide variety of research projects, whether at postgraduate or undergraduate level. Fully updated second edition includes new content on cultural supervision, online distance supervision, and sustaining research networks.
Education

The Capacity to Share

A Study of Cuba’s International Cooperation in Educational Development

Author: A. Hickling-Hudson,J. González,R. Preston

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137014636

Category: Education

Page: 294

View: 988

This discussion of Cuba's international policies in education shows how Cuba shares its educational resources with other countries. The postcolonial critique underlying the book explores Cuba's role in relation to how the disengagement from colonial legacies in education is taking place in many countries.

Managing Stress

Author: Kate Joseph,Chris Irons

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 1352001780

Category:

Page: 112

View: 2315

Student life can be stressful and demanding. Whether entering university for the first time or embarking on a postgraduate course there are numerous challenges to deal with. This book will help readers to better understand what happens when we experience stress and what triggers these feelings. It will also introduce techniques which will help readers to manage the challenges of university life.