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Studying for Success (Richard Palmer) Paperback Book, (Routledge, 2004) 9780415338189

Title: Studying for Success

Author: Palmer, Richard

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2004

Paperback; ISBN: 9780415338189

Volumes: 1; Pages: 192

List Price in Paper: $28.95 Our price: $28.95

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This lively and stimulating book offers an enlightening new approach to effective study. Without minimizing the importance of good organization and hard work, the author stresses throughout that study can and must be fun.

Delivered with characteristic humour and wisdom, Richard Palmer updates and reinvigorates a classic, best-selling book with new sections on computers and the internet, as well as chapters covering important areas such as:

* memory and review

* essay planning and writing

* note-taking

* time management

* using resources

* test taking techniques and preparation

This is an inspiring, essential read for all students who want to find the key to achieving success both in day-to-day coursework and exams.

Table of Contents

Part 1: How to Get the Best Out of Your Mind

1: A. Getting Sorted B. Getting Started C. Getting Good

2. Memory

3. Review

4. ICT and the Knowledge Revolution

5. Other and Further Resources

Part 2: Skills and Techniques

6. Eyes Right: Effective Reading

7. Creative Doodling: Note-Taking for Fun and for Profit

8. Crunch-Time: Essay Planning and Writing

Part 3: Examinations

9. Psychology and Attitudes

10. Preparation Tips

11. Skills and Techniques
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