A Guide to Learning Independently

A Guide to Learning Independently

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This new edition of A Guide to Learning Independently will empower you to develop the necessary skills to survive as an informed, independent, and versatile student in the 21st century. The book will help you to:

* Understand yourself and the ways in which you learn and study
* Plan and concentrate on your study commitments
* Adapt to independent study within a formal institution such as a university
* Formulate effective strategies for remembering information
* Use and evaluate research material
* Make the most of libraries and other sources of information available to you
* Understand and make the best use of lectures
* Participate confidently in discussion groups
* Develop and improve your writing

A Guide to Learning Independently will change the way you think about learning, and it will transform the ways in which you learn and study.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 54 x 85 x 8mm | 422g
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • bibliography, index
  • 0335203663
  • 9780335203666
  • 322,755

Table of contents

Planning when and how you study
Becoming an independent student
Asking your own questions
Learning and remembering
Choosing and analysing a topic
Researching a topic
Using libraries and other information sources
Listening to lectures
Participating in discussion groups
Developing your writing
Writing essays
Writing scientific reports
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"...provides a valuable contribution to an understanding of the way in which universities are governed and for those involved inthe process will provide much food for thought."- Research in Post-Compulsory Education
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About Lorraine A. Marshall

Lorraine Marshall and Frances Rowland have based this book on their extensive experience at the Teaching and Learning Centre at Murdoch University, Perth.
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