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Reading and Making Notes

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

Getting Critical

Getting Critical

  • Author: Kate Williams
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 1137402520
  • Category:
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Brilliant Writing Tips for Students

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.

Writing for University

Writing for University

  • Author: Jeanne Godfrey
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137531886
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 128
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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.

Time Management

Time Management

  • Author: Kate Williams
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230343716
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 96
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This easy-to-use guide helps students to improve their time management skills. Focusing specifically on challenges posed within a higher education context, it provides practical advice for students at all levels. Concise yet effective, the book's informal style is supplemented by engaging illustrations.

Reflective Writing

Reflective Writing

  • Author: Kate Williams,Mary Woolliams,Jane Spiro
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230377246
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 136
  • View: 5532
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Reflective Writing provides concise and practical guidance on how students can improve their MA26 writing through self-reflective thinking, reading and writing. Covering a range of frameworks and strategies, it includes advice on applying reflective practices to personal and CV development.

Studying with Dyslexia

Studying with Dyslexia

  • Author: Janet Godwin
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230390579
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 152
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As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively. Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide: • suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it • covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams • provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student

Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism

Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism

  • Author: Kate Williams,Mary Davis
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137530723
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 158
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This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.

Doing Research

Doing Research

  • Author: Gary Thomas
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137605928
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 144
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Managing Stress

Managing Stress

  • Author: Kate Joseph,Chris Irons
  • Publisher: Palgrave
  • ISBN: 1352001780
  • Category:
  • Page: 112
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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.

The Student Phrase Book

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

Science Study Skills

Science Study Skills

  • Author: Sue Robbins
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137014016
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 96
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Science is an active discipline, with the emphasis on 'doing' rather than 'reading' about it. Written for undergraduate scientists, this handy guide outlines the skills expected of them. It provides guidance on tackling different types of assignments, in addition to how to make the most of feedback and prepare for exams.

How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays

How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays

  • Author: Jeanne Godfrey
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137299800
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 176
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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.

Analyzing a Case Study

Analyzing a Case Study

  • Author: Vanessa van der Ham
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137566213
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 112
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This quick reference guide will show you how to succeed in case study assignments. It takes the reader through the process step by step, from reading and understanding the assignment brief through to critically evaluating the case, applying theory and presenting the assignment. Examples throughout the book draw on a range of disciplines.

Study Skills For Dummies

Study Skills For Dummies

  • Author: Doreen du Boulay
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781119997733
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 384
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Students need to learn to manage their time, organise their studies, understand, learn, and convey a lot of information – and they need to learn to do it quickly. Whether you’re fresh out of school, or a mature student returning to education, you now don’t need to feel alone! With Study Skills For Dummies, you'll be given the know-how and confidence to achieve consistent results every time – and a lack of preparation will become a thing of the past. Discover how to excel at: Note-taking, speed-reading and essay-writing Improving your memory, critical thinking and analysis Using the internet to supplement study Exam skills and developing the best learning strategy to fit your specific needs and abilities

The Study Skills Handbook

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.

Planning Your Essay

Planning Your Essay

  • Author: Janet Godwin
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137402490
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 144
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This handy guide takes students through the complete process from what to do before they begin, to using feedback constructively for their next essay. Clearly and well-presented, it includes lively illustrations and now a new chapter on being critical in your essays.

Where's Your Argument?

Where's Your Argument?

  • Author: Helen Cooper,Michael Shoolbred
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137534745
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 120
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This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.

14 Days to Exam Success

14 Days to Exam Success

  • Author: Lucinda Becker
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 113701427X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 112
  • View: 1681
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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.

MA Notes

MA Notes

Medical Assistant's Pocket Guide

  • Author: Cindi Brassington,Cheri Goretti
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis
  • ISBN: 0803657889
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
  • View: 5493
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This handy guide provides all of the commonly used, but rarely memorized information you need—from normal lab values and common medical abbreviations to dosage calculations, triage questions, and more.