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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

Reading & Note-making

Reading & Note-making

  • Author: Jeanne Godfrey
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137540516
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 32
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The Research Companion

The Research Companion

A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development

  • Author: Petra M. Boynton
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317422538
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 290
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Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and development. It covers the behind-the-scenes essentials you need to run an effective and ethical piece of research and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve standards and outcomes. It addresses each stage of the research process from thinking of a research idea, through to managing, monitoring, completing and reporting your project, and working effectively and safely with participants and colleagues. As well as covering theoretical issues in research, the book is full of links to other resources and contains practical tips and stories from researchers at all levels. This new edition is fully updated to reflect shifts in funding structures, open access, and online developments and has a link to a blog and friendly online community for readers to connect with diverse researchers all sharing experiences and offering practical advice. The Research Companion brings hard-earned lessons from the real world to offer invaluable guidance to all students of the social and health sciences, from those just beginning their first research project, to experienced researchers and practitioners. It will be instrumental in raising readers’ competence levels and making their research more accurate, ethical, and productive.

Study Skills A-Z

Study Skills A-Z

  • Author: Janet Godwin
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137551062
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 32
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The Exam Skills Handbook

The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance

  • Author: Stella Cottrell
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137013567
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 288
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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.

College Reading and Study Skills

College Reading and Study Skills

Learning, Thinking, Making Connections

  • Author: Nancy V. Wood
  • Publisher: Harcourt College Pub
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 478
  • View: 9517
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In College Reading and Study Skills, students are taught to read textbooks and exam questions; to listen and take notes on lectures, assignments, and other instructions; to speak in organized groups, class discussions, reporting situations; and to plan and write college papers and essay exams. In this edition, students are also taught improved ways to integrate higher levels of thinking into all of these communication situations.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book

  • Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702049360
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 364
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Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

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.

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.

Study Skills and Notetaking

Study Skills and Notetaking

  • Author: Gregg A. Condon
  • Publisher: Paradigm Pub International
  • ISBN: 9781561183340
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 312
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