The Complete Study Skills Guide - Catherine Dawson - Study Skills & General Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
Successful study is dependent on effective study skills. Yet many students are never taught how to study, and many are anxious about their ability to develop the necessary skills required to complete their course. All students can learn how to study. It is not a skill reserved for the select few. With a little information, guidance and advice all students can discover how to study and improve the marks on their course. This book is aimed at all students who wish to improve their study skills at almost every level, including college and university students, adult learners, and students on correspondence and distance learning courses. It provides a user-friendly, practical guide to study skills, including information on: - preparing for, taking and passing examinations - how to read for study efficiently and effectively - how to hypothesise, theorise, critique and analyse - improving your mathematical and scientific skills - completing projects and assignments - how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, classes and seminars - time management, organising yourself and building motivation - ways you can improve your marks Quotations, case studies, exercises and useful tips are also included, along with information about study skills websites, software and online tools.
áThe book is completely student focused. I envisage students having the text on their desks when they attempt their written work, and this is very much how a study guide should be used.'Study Skills for Social Workers offers an accessible insight...