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Title: How to Study: Practical Tips for Students
Author: Race, Phil W
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2003
Paperback; ISBN: 9781405106931
Volumes: 1; Pages: 160
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Essential Tips for Students contains around 1,000 practical tips, taking students at college or university from their first lectures through to their final exams and beyond.* The ideal companion for all students at college or university.* Contains around 1,000 practical tips, taking students from their first lectures through to their final exams and beyond.* Helps students to get through assessments, with suggestions about how to write essays, give presentations, prepare for and sit exams.* Gives advice on how to handle the ups and downs of being a student, including managing disappointments and getting out of trouble.* Helps students to get a job, with tips on creating a powerful CV, filling in job applications and succeeding at interview.* All the tips are written in a jargon-free, friendly style and are illustrated with humorous cartoons. Contents1. Taking Charge Of Your Studies.2. The Week Before You Start Your Course.3. Finding Out Where You're At.4. Exploring How You Learn.5. Organising Your Studies.6. Where To Study.7. Task Management.8. Time Management.9. Getting Started On a Task.10. Maintaining Your Momentum.11. Experimenting With Learning Skills.12. Facing up to Peaks and Troughs.13. Working in Groups.14. Using Your Lecturers.15. Using Other People.16. Giving Your Seminar.17. Using Open Learning Materials.18. Overcoming Problems.19. Notemaking Versus Notetaking.20. Developing Your Speed Reading.21. Active Reading.22. Assessed Coursework.23. Summarising.24. Using Questions.25. Problem Solving.26. Improving Your Memory.27. Increasing Your Motivation.28. Getting at Assessment Criteria.29. Using Your Syllabus.30. Writing Essays.31. Writing Up Practical Work.32. Maximising Your Tutorials.33. Getting the Most From Field Courses.34. Using Vacations.35. Passing Vivas.36. Using Your Tutors After You've Left.37. Using Advice.38. Revision.39. Making Projects Productive.40. Using Old Exam Papers.41. Before Your Exam.42. At The Start Of Your Exam.43. Writing Your Exam Answers.44. Near The End Of Your Exam.45. After An Exam.46. Preparing For Your Re-sit.47. Using a Word Processor.48. Filling in Application Forms.49. Writing Your Curriculum Vitae.50. Preparing For An Interview.51. Giving a Good Interview.