The Palgrave Student Planner 2010-2011

The Palgrave Student Planner 2010-2011

Book rating: 04 Calendar

By (author) Stella Cottrell

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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Calendar | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 222mm x 20mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 24 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Basingstoke
  • ISBN 10: 0230243444
  • ISBN 13: 9780230243446
  • Sales rank: 103,637

Product description

The attractively designed and robust Palgrave Student Planner is an complete self-management survival tool for students. It contains everything a student needs to organize their study life, including study skills advice, diary pages, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages, bookmark, plastic pocket and maps - and with brand new features for the 2010/11 edition.

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STELLA COTTRELL is Director of the Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds, UK. For many years she specialized in study skills, dyslexia and educational development at the University of East London. She is author of best-selling The Study Skills Handbook, Skills for Success, Critical Thinking Skills and The Exam Skills Handbook.

Customer reviews

By Eva M Vega Rey 14 Sep 2010 4

This is the only planner I have found that it is especially focused for university students, there is space for everything we could need: Tutor contact details, useful websites, landlord contact, space to write down revisions and exams dates, many pages for timetables... plus some other tips for daily life or study from spelling rules to laundry symbols.

The only things I dont really like are the different shades of blue the planner has been printed on (but we can make it more beautiful :) and being Spanish that it is meant for English students and sometimes that is a little annoying for me but still I would totally recomend it.

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Quotes from students using the 2009-10 Planner: 'This planner is amazing!' -- Biological& Biomedical, MMU 'I think it's perfect.' -- Access to HE, Warwickshire College 'Concise. Succinct. Good size. Well put together. Best planner ever!' -- BSc Hons Astrophysical& Computer Science 'I used this student planner throughout university and continue to do so now, despite being a graduate. I found it extremely useful for planning my timetable and for keeping abreast of assignment deadlines. It is clear, concise and value for money!' -- Mr M K Egan 'This is a really great diary because it combines a diary and a to-do list. I used it for my PGCE course, and finally was the organised student / person I have struggled to be!' -- Blossom Girl 'I ordered 2 of these yesterday for me and my fella and they came today. I am so impressed !. it comes with a ruler and the whole thing looks like it will make it to the end of term without falling apart.' -- Aisha Shawcross Review of a previous edition: 'This diary is a student's life coach in a plastic wallet. Having laid my hands on a copy I'm struggling to imagine how I survived University without one. Containing information as varied as time-management tips, spelling rules and personal finance information, it is clearly laid out with an academic year planner, week-to-view diary, and useful contacts, websites and study advice.' The Bookseller

Table of contents

PART I: STUDY FEATURES Time Management Tips Understanding University Jargon Conventions for Academic Study Using Apostrophes Spelling Troublemakers Tips from Tutors Useful Websites Recommended Reading Library Books on Reserve Revision and Exams: Dos and Don'ts Managing Stress Exam and Assignment Deadlines Revision Timetables Record of Marks Recording Achievements Easy-View Term/Semester Timetables Year Planner PART II: LIFESTYLE FEATURES Budgeting Personal Finances Laundry Symbols Cooking Temperatures Conversion Factors Greek Alphabet Computer Shortcuts Periodic Table Addresses and Contact Details Essential and Local Services Contact Details for College Services International Information World Map London Underground Map National Rail Network Map