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The Study Skills Handbook (5th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 426
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Macmillan Study Skills

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12 April 2019

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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...

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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.

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  • Helps students to identify their individual learning style and use it to learn more effectively
  • Comprehensive coverage of all the core study skills, including critical thinking, research, academic writing, revision strategies, team work and many more
  • Contains a wealth of examples, checklists and hands-on activities to help students apply what they have learnt to their own experiences
  • Accessible to visual learners and students with specific learning needs, such as dyslexia




  • Additional material on writing skills, including proofreading, editing and writing for different assignments
  • New chapters on managing stress and student wellbeing at university, learning in diverse and international contexts and writing essays
  • More emphasis on reflective learning
  • Extended guidance on how to balance study with work
  • More use of visuals to summarise key learning points
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. Reasearching 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.
Covers everything a new (and existing) student needs to know about. (Ian Tapster, University of Portsmouth, UK)
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​Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, Skills for Success, The Palgrave Student Planner, Mindfulness for StudentsThe Exam Skills Handbook and Dissertations & Project Reports. Stella was formerly director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.

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​Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, Skills for Success, The Palgrave Student Planner, Mindfulness for StudentsThe Exam Skills Handbook and Dissertations & Project Reports. Stella was formerly director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.

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