Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning

Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning

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This essential companion for lecturers and study skills advisors alike sets study skills teaching in context and outlines positive environments to enhance student skills. It addresses areas such as supportive infrastructures, induction, and supporting 'at risk' students. It provides practical guidance on developing interactive group skills, revision and exam strategies, writing, memory and critical analysis skills.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 19.81mm | 714g
  • Red Globe Press
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2001 ed.
  • XVI, 356 p.
  • 0333921240
  • 9780333921241
  • 311,235

Table of contents

Preface.- PART ONE: LEARNING IN CONTEXT.- Introduction.- Understanding the Learner.- Supportive Learning Environments.- Induction, Orientation and the Identification of Learning Needs.- Integrating Study Skills into Teaching.- Writing: The Burning Issue.- Study Skills Programmes.- Supporting Individual Students.- Teaching to Support Learning: The Reflective Practitioner.- PART TWO: MENUS.- Outlines for Study Skills Sessions.- Introduction to the Section.- Induction: Orientation to Learning.- Managing Learning: Attitudes and Approaches to Learning.- Managing Learning: Identifying Skills and Learning Priorities.- Working with Others.- Organisational Skills.- Thinking Skills.- Using Lectures Effectively.- Reading for Research.- Writing Skills I.- Writing Skills II.- Writing Skills III.- Critical and Analytical Thinking Skills.- Seminars and Oral Presentations.- Memory.- Revision and Exams.- Drawing it Together.- Appendices.- References.- Index.
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About Stella Cottrell

Stella Cottrell is an international bestselling author, with over a million sales worldwide. Her other titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills, Skills for Success, The Macmillan Student Planner, The Exam Skills Handbook and Mindfulness for Students. Stella was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London.
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