A Guide to Learning Independently

A Guide to Learning Independently

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This new edition of A Guide to Learning Independently will empower you to develop the necessary skills to survive as an informed, independent, and versatile student. The book will help you to understand yourself and the ways in which you learn and study; plan and concentrate on your study commitments; adapt to independent study within a formal institution such as a university; formulate effective strategies for remembering information; use and evaluate research material; make the most of libraries and other sources of information available to the contemporary student; understand and make the best use of lectures; participate confidently in discussion groups, and develop, improve and succeed in your writing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 16mm | 358.34g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0582811708
  • 9780582811706

Table of contents

List of tables Thanks Preface to the third edition Read this first! 1. You 2. Planning When and How You Study 3. Becoming an Independent Student 4. Asking Your Own Questions 5. Learning and Remembering 6. Choosing and Analysing a Topic 7. Researching a Topic 8. Using Libraries and Other Information Sources 9. Reading 10. Listening to Lectures 11. Participating in Discussion Groups 12. Developing Your Writing 13. Writing Essays 14. Writing Scientific Reports 15. Using Conventions 16. Learning From Evaluation Appendix: Discrimination - sexist language and attitude Quotation sources Reference books Indexshow more