1. What makes for good study? 2. Making the best use of Distance Learning 3. Short-cuts: a summary of effective study skills 4. Higher order questions and propositions 5. Reading academic texts and doing electronic searches 6. Writing academic essays 7. Making use of seminars 8. Researching for a dissertation 9.
Thisis a practical guide to studying more effectively at first and higher degree levels. Primarily for students looking for more than just a basic study skills book, it blends practical ideas with sound principles to offer a readily accessible, handy guide. This third edition includes a new chapter on distance learning and updated chapters about online and computer-based learning, in addition to essential advice on:
personal survival in the university setting
developing a good learning attitude
using ebooks, online searcher and electronic media
time management, deadlines and task management
essay technique and writing your dissertation
small-group and seminar study.
Packed with useful information and guidance, this is an indispensable read for any student in higher education.
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Rob Barnes is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of East Anglia
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started and Keeping Going 2. A Standard Approach to Organisation 3. Alternative Forms of Writing 4. Style 5. Editing 6. Collaborative Writing 7. Writing for Publication
Successful Study for Degrees by Rob Barnes
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