The Exam Skills Handbook

The Exam Skills Handbook : Achieving Peak Performance

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"The Exam Skills Handbook" provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It provides practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. As well as its original series of 'ready-made' revision sessions, it provides checklists, structured reflections, and a hallmark page-by-page design that helps you work quickly and easily. You can take charge of your preparation and approach exams with calm and confidence, expertise and enjoyment.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 186 x 188 x 16mm | 358.34g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • cartoons & drawings
  • 0230506534
  • 9780230506534
  • 148,888

About Stella Cottrell

STELLA COTTRELL is Director for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, UK. She is author of the best-selling The Study Skills Handbook, as well as The Exam Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills and Skills for Success, a key text on personal development planning.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Where Do I Start? Getting in 'The Zone' 1: Planning For Peak Performance Getting in 'The Zone' 2: Frames Of Mind For Peak Performance Exam Myths and Realities What Are Examiners Looking For? Revision Strategies Memory: Remembering What We Want When We Need It Structured Revision Sessions Managing Stress Getting in 'The Zone' 3: Seeing Success The Exam Appendix 1: Alternative Arrangements for Students with Disabilities Appendix 2: Might I Be Dyslexic? Appendix 3: Sources of Help Appendix 4: 5 Point Plan for Peak Performance Appendix 5: Planning Checklists Appendix 6: Tracking developments in an area of research References Indexshow more

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'Concise, clearly laid out and covering a wide range of subjects' -- Victor Glynn, Oxford Universityshow more
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