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    The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook (Open Up Study Skills) (Paperback) By (author) Sarah Moore, By (author) Colin Neville, By (author) Maura Murphy, By (author) Cornelia Connolly

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    Description"The book itself covers everything university students need to know from exam revision and e-learning to work-life balance." The Bookseller "We would heartily recommend the book to students who are at the beginning of their studies." Maxine Fletcher, Lecturer, Oxford Brookes "This book's crammed full of very useful topics, information and exercises that I've never seen before, especially in the section on research, which I particularly liked." Joel, Student, Keele University Competition for graduate jobs has never been so fierce. The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook will help you succeed from the first week of your studies through to graduation. Covering all the core skills you will need to help you make the most of your university course, The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook is your key to success. This is the handbook of techniques, tips and exercises. Written by a team of experts and tested on students, the advice in this book will help you to improve your grades, save time and develop the skills that will make you stand out to prospective employers. Whichever subject you are studying, this practical and concise book will help you find your individual learning style and tell you exactly what you need to know to excel as a student: Working out the best way for you to learn Doing your research Presentations Revising for exams Improving your critical thinking skills Managing your time


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    Title
    The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sarah Moore, By (author) Colin Neville, By (author) Maura Murphy, By (author) Cornelia Connolly
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 243 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 530 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780335234424
    ISBN 10: 0335234429
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNZ, JNM
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 13
    DC22: 378.170281
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 24
    BISAC V2.8: EDU038000
    DC22: 378.1/70281
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: STU000000
    B&T General Subject: 770
    BISAC V2.8: STU026000, EDU028000
    LC classification: LB2395 .U48 2010
    Thema V1.0: JNM, JNZ
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 August 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Author Information
    Sarah Moore is Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Limerick in Ireland. Colin Neville manages the Effective Learning Service at the School of Management, University of Bradford, UK. Maura Murphy is administrator, programme coordinator and learning support consultant at the University of Limerick's Centre for Teaching and Learning. Cornelia Connelly is a lecturer in the Department of Computing and Mathematics, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland.
    Table of contents
    How to use this book Getting into it: becoming an active learner Talking to the experts Style matters: techniques to suit your own learning style Taking it in and working it out Research skills and orientations: first steps to good research Getting it on paper: learning the skills of confident academic writing Learning the rules: good grammar, accurate referencing and avoiding plagiarism The time of your life: managing time and living life as a student Doing it with others: Working in groups Doing it in front of a crowd: Making presentations Keeping it together: Looking after your health and managing stress. Facing the future and making decisions: Planning for and focusing on the rest of your life Maths and Numerical competency