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The Study Skills Handbook

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Stella Cottrell

351 pages, Figs, illus

Palgrave

Paperback | Mar 2008 | Edition: 3 | #173091 | ISBN-13: 9780230573055
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About this book

This book introduces higher-level study skills and allows students to develop a deeper understanding of the learning process itself, encouraging a reflective and well-informed approach to study. It is written by Stella Cottrell, the leader in the field with over 1/4 million book sales to date. "Bestselling - the Handbook" has topped the academic bestseller lists for three years running, testament to its practical, no-nonsense advice. It is all encompassing - takes the students from preparing for university right through to career planning.
The 3rd edition will be the first title within the list to carry the new Study Skills branding. Revised and updated throughout, this number one, best-selling text introduces higher level study skills and helps students develop a deeper understanding of the learning process itself. The third edition includes new chapters on e-learning and numeracy, and remains easy to read, with plenty of practical and interesting activities to complete.


Contents

Introducing The Study Skills Handbook Preparing for University Identifying Your Skills Intelligence and Learning The CREAM Strategy for Learning Working with Others Research Skills E-Learning Skills, Technology and Personalised Learning Writing for University Developing Your Writing Projects, Dissertations, Reports and Case Studies Confidence with Numbers Critical Analytical Thinking Memory Revision and Exams Planning Your Next Move What Now? Suggested Further Reading References

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Biography

STELLA COTTRELL is Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, UK. She is author of the best-selling The Palgrave Student Planner, as well as The Exam Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills and Skills for Success, a key text on personal development planning.

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