Education

The Study Skills Handbook

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 922

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.
Education

Planning Your Postgraduate Research

Author: Margaret Walshaw

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 731

This book provides researchers with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully accomplish milestones during the early stages of research activity. Specifically, it assists researchers in developing a skill set that includes developing a research question, writing the literature review, choosing a methodology, and creating a research proposal.
Education

Essentials of Essay Writing

Author: Jamie Q Roberts

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 173

View: 481

This engagingly written book uncovers what markers look for and demystifies the secrets of effective writing. Each chapter covers a core element of effective essay writing, from analyzing the question through to constructing a conclusion, and provides clear guidelines to apply in your own work.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Exam Skills Handbook

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 726

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.
Education

Reading and Making Notes

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 401

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
Education

The Business Student's Phrase Book

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 252

View: 974

To write successfully in business – both at university and in the workplace – you need to communicate your ideas clearly and correctly; imprecise or incorrect word use will lessen the clarity and credibility of your work. This book gives you an accessible ‘way in’ to the words and phrases you will need to use in essays, case studies and reports. The Business Student’s Phrase Book: · Presents nearly 1,500 academic words commonly used across business and management · Shows you these words in the context of key writing functions and sentences from sample assignments so that you can see when, why and how words are used · Gives simple, clear definitions, concentrating on those words that most often cause problems · Explains the differences between commonly confused words · Identifies common mistakes in word use so that you can avoid similar errors in your own writing This is an essential companion for business students who seek to express their ideas, arguments and evaluations more clearly and precisely. Jeanne Godfrey has been teaching and managing in the field of English language and academic writing for over twenty years. She set up one of the first academic writing centres in a UK university and is a Teaching Fellow in the Language Centre at the University of Leeds, UK. She is the author of Writing for University, Reading and Making Notes, How to Use Reading in Your Essays and The Student Phrase Book.
Education

Writing for University

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 415

This concise, handy guide demystifies academic writing, providing students with real insight into writing well at university. Direct and practical advice allows students to gain the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study. Well-presented, featuring lively illustrations.
Language Arts & Disciplines

How to Write your Undergraduate Dissertation

Author: Bryan Greetham

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

View: 499

Examining each essential stage of research and writing a dissertation, this book teaches students across all disciplines how to use qualitative and quantitative techniques to plan and research, how to generate ideas to develop into original research projects, and how to write a clear and concise dissertation.
Education

The Student Phrase Book

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 882

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