Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her other titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, Skills for Success, The Macmillan Student Planner, The Exam Skills Handbook and Mindfulness for Students. 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.
She has an international reputation for teaching and learning with her publications for staff and students being used by universities and colleges around the world. First published in 1999, The Study Skills Handbook is now in its 5th edition and has sold more than 3/4 million copies worldwide. Stella has authored a number of other bestselling study skills guides as part of the Macmillan Study Skills series including Critical Thinking Skills and The Macmillan Student Planner. Macmillan International Higher Education's interactive e-learning study skills resource, Skills for Study, is also based on her work.
Acknowledgements.- Abbreviations.- Introduction.- Studying With New Technologies.- Virtual Learning Environments.- Managing Online Information for Academic Study.- Podcasts.- Blogs.- Wikis.- Social Media.- Classroom and Communication Technologies.- Drawing it Together.- Glossary.- Useful Resources.- References and Further Reading.- Feedback on Activities.- Index.