Skills for Success

Skills for Success : Personal Development and Employability

By (author) Stella Cottrell

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Following-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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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 186 x 240 x 16mm | 780.17g
  • 15 Jun 2010
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 60
  • 0230250181
  • 9780230250185
  • 98,671

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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.

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'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

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