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    Skills for Success: Personal Development and Employability (Palgrave Study Skills) (Paperback) By (author) Stella Cottrell

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    DescriptionFollowing-on from "The Study Skills Handbook," this book enables students to think about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this edition has a new chapter on Understanding your Personal Performance, and updated information on job applications.


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    Title
    Skills for Success
    Subtitle
    Personal Development and Employability
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stella Cottrell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 344
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 780 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230250185
    ISBN 10: 0230250181
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    BIC subject category V2: JNZ
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8T
    DC22: 650.1
    B&T General Subject: 340
    DC22: 378.170281
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 14
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU002000
    LC classification: HF5386 .C83 2010
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JNZ
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    60
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    15 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    Stella Cottrell is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement at the University of East London, UK. This position sees a return to the University of East London for Stella where she previously spent ten years working in educational development. Prior to her current position, Stella was Director for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, UK. 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 4th 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 Palgrave Study Skills series including Critical Thinking Skills and The Palgrave Student Planner. Palgrave's interactive e-learning study skills resource, skills4studycampus, is also based on her work.
    Review quote
    'Teaching Personal and Professional Development in Higher Education, this book has been invaluable to me. The exercises are very well designed, follow a logical sequence, and students find them extremely useful. Working in conjunction with The Study Skills Handbook, I highly recommend this book.' - Amazon review Reviews ofthe 1st edition: 'Excellent book, well constructed, a valuable learning resource for students.' - Department of Community Studies, Bradford College, UK 'This is a fantastic book packed with useful and interactive activities to enhance performance.' - Department of Social Work, Bromley College of Further& Higher Education, UK 'Clear, concise and excellent layout to make for an easier understanding and read.' - Business School, Middlesex University, UK 'I have found this book very useful in helping students construct their CVs/ applications. It is a useful teaching tool& a self-help guide.' - Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK
    Table of contents
    Introductory Notes for University Staff List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements Introduction The Vision: What is Success? Start with Yourself Understanding Your Personal Performance Successful Self-management Successful Problem-Solving and Task Management People Skills Thinking Outside the Box The Art of Reflection Personal Records: Recording Reflection and Achievement Successful Job Applications Drawing it Together Resource Bank References Useful Websites Index