Essential Study Skills The Complete Guide to Success at University

by Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield

Part of the Sage Study Skills Series Series

Essential Study Skills The Complete Guide to Success at University Synopsis

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to do better at university? Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Stay cool and cope with stress Pass exams with flying colours Plan your career after graduation. Don't miss in this edition... Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills - ensuring success throughout your course Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need A companion website packed with toolkits and resources, to help you study smarter. `An outstanding book which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their `skills' to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the `how to' alongside the `what' of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style.' - Di Turgoose, Senior Lecturer, Member of the Association for Learning and Development in Higher Education SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Essential Study Skills The Complete Guide to Success at University Press Reviews

A great book to keep close to you while you develop during your degree. You're not expected to be perfect after years of practice, let alone after a single term in your fresher year. This book helps you to understand that, yet at the same time helps you strive to bring out your best at all times. (review of 3rd edition) -- The University Blog * The University Blog * An outstanding handbook which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their `skills' to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the `how to' alongside the `what' of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style. -- Di Turgoose

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473919020
Publication date: 7th March 2016
Author: Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Study & learning skills: general, Universities,

About Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield

In a previous life Tom Burns led the Hainault Action Group, setting up adventure playgrounds for young people and devising Community Events and Festivals for the local community. Tom has always been interested in theatre and the role of theatre in teaching and learning; whilst still a student at Essex University he set up and ran the first ever International Dario Fo Festival - with academic symposium, theatre workshops for students and local people - and full dramatic performances by the Fo-Rame theatre troupe of The Tiger's Tale and The Boss's Funeral. Tom is a Senior Lecturer in Learning Development ...

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