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Study Skills : Maximise Your Time to Pass Exams

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Description

Who else wants to spend less time studying and get better grades? Far removed from the outdated read-and-revise model, this book gives practical advice on how to develop the key skills needed for successful study C at all levels. This book includes details on how to: learn how to learn; develop writing skills; create top reports; research effectively; and, evaluate sources.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 135 x 215 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Glmp Ltd
  • STUDYMATES
  • Abergele, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 50ill.
  • 1842850644
  • 9781842850640
  • 1,480,553

Table of contents

Unit 1 : Learning How To Learn -The learning process -Learning styles -Planning and organising - Working in groups - Motivation Unit 2 : Research -Establishing a system -Using the library -Getting the most from textbooks -Taking notes -Special projects -Research methods Unit 3 : Developing Writing Skills - Academic writing - Problem areas - Sentence structure and paragraph technique - Structure - Reasoning - Style - Summarising - Providing the evidence Unit 4 : Essays - The importance of essays - Understanding questions - Essay planning - Developing essay skills Unit 5 : Reports and dissertations - Types of report - Additional aspects of reports - Dissertations Unit 6 : Case Studies - The nature of case studies - Dealing with case studies - Problem solving - Finalising and presenting Unit 7 : Making Presentations - Planning and preparing - Considering the audience - Providing structure - Audio-visual aids - Rehearsing - Delivery - Non-verbal communication - Dealing with questions Unit 8 : Revision and Exams - Revision and memory - Types of exams and common mistakes - Coping with nerves - Exam preparation - The exam itselfshow more

About John Kennedy

John Kennedy MBA left school with no qualifications. He started his working life as a drummer for the rock-star Van Morrison but due to a wrist injury had to give it up. He then went to the US and became a trainee Wall Street before returning to the UK and educating himself part-time. He is now a recognised expert in communications and teaches British Army officers, which has included Prince William and Prince Harry.show more