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Studying at a Distance

Studying at a Distance

A Guide for Students

  • Author: Christine J. Talbot
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • ISBN: 9780335262540
  • Category: Distance education
  • Page: 248
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This authoritative book has supported thousands of distance learners, providing accessible support and friendly advice for their studies. This essential guide provides practical help for anyone who is embarking on a distance learning course. Ideal for those who have not previously studied at a distance or for students returning to study after a break, it covers fundamental issues such as motivation, goal-setting, time management and coping strategies. The fourth edition includes: * How to understand the distance learning experience and what your institution expects of its distance learners * The practicalities of learning at a distance, including how to get support when you need it * Updated information on the use of new technologies in distance learning, including mobile learning * Tips and advice on doing a research project at a distance * Coverage of key study skills including reading and note-making, completing written assignments, developing critical analysis skills and avoiding plagiarism * Support for international students in understanding how to make the most of studying remotely at a UK Higher Education institution Hallmark features of this book are the comments and advice offered by students and tutors sharing their own experiences of distance learning. It also includes comprehensive self-study activities that highlight the element of active learning that is crucial to successful studying at a distance. Studying at a Distance, 4th edition is a key resource for undergraduates and postgraduates in all open and distance learning or e-learning courses.

Studying at a Distance

Studying at a Distance

A Guide for Students

  • Author: Christine Talbot
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 033523805X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 215
  • View: 8612
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Studying at a Distance 3/e provides practical help and encouragement for those who have not previously studied at a distance and is ideal for students returning to study after a break.

How To Get A Good Degree

How To Get A Good Degree

  • Author: Race, Phil
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 033522265X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 272
  • View: 7069
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How can I ensure my hard work pays off? How should I integrate new technologies into my study habits? How can I study strategically and avoid going off at a tangent? Are you motivated to succeed at university but unsure how to achieve your full potential? This book will help to unlock the secrets to getting a good degree and all the benefits that can come from it. A strong degree opens up career choices and enhances earning potential. The world is your oyster! More than anything else, a good degree brings freedom to choose, to change direction, and to follow up exciting options. Whether you go on to further study or not, people will still look at whether your first degree was a good one. Based on student suggestions, the author has thoroughly revised the structure and content of the book to address key issues such as: Best use of time Developing effective study habits Finding the best learning resources How and when to use different writing styles Feedback (and how to get extra help) The use of electronic sources Virtual learning environments Avoiding plagiarism Dealing with personal problems (and where to seek advice) If you are an undergraduate, this book will help you to reap the rewards for the time and investment you expend while studying for your degree.

How to Write Better Essays

How to Write Better Essays

  • Author: Dr Bryan Greetham
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230227104
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 302
  • View: 7299
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Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to... • analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts • brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas • evaluate and criticise arguments • express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing • plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion ...and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism. This second edition features a unique troubleshooting section allowing you easily to locate solutions to your writing problems, additional chapters on paragraphs and style, and end of chapter summaries. In short, this book is the constant source of assistance and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence!

Higher Education in the UK.

Higher Education in the UK.

Postgraduate taught courses

  • Author: Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom,Standing Conference of Principals of Colleges and Institutes of Higher Education,Higher Education Business Enterprises
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781899271054
  • Category: Education, Higher
  • Page: 210
  • View: 3271
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Learning at a Distance

Learning at a Distance

A World Perspective

  • Author: International Council for Correspondence Education
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Adult education
  • Page: 342
  • View: 5701
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International trends; Learning at a distance and national development; The process of learning at a distance: recent research and developments; Student support and regional services; Policy-making and management; Diverse subjects, diverse approaches; The contribucion of media and technology to learning at a distance.

Whitaker's Books in Print

Whitaker's Books in Print

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Bibliography, National
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 7874
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Government Reports Announcements & Index

Government Reports Announcements & Index

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Science
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 3680
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Resources in Education

Resources in Education

Annual Cumulation: 1997: Abstracts

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Oryx Press
  • ISBN: 9781573560764
  • Category: Education
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 6709
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Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International

The humanities and social sciences

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Humanities
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 2533
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