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The Study Skills Book

The Study Skills Book

An essential handbook every student needs to survive at university, this title provides essential practical advice on everything from financial tips and dealing with stress, to discovering how to get the best out of tutorials, how to write and present assignments, and what to do ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780273773313
Barcode 9780273773313
Published 9 August 2012 by Pearson Education
Format Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
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Author(s) By McMillan, Kathleen
By Weyers, Jonathan
Series Smarter Study Skills
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ISBN-13 9780273773313
ISBN-10 0273773313
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pearson Education
Imprint Pearson Education Limited
Publication Date 9 August 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Edition 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) By McMillan, Kathleen
By Weyers, Jonathan
Series Smarter Study Skills
Category Universities / Polytechnics
Study & Learning Skills
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 189mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 810g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Study skills, Students, Foreign - Great Britain, College student orientation - Great Britain
NBS Text Study Skills & General Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 378.170281
Catalogue Code 261476

Description of this Book

Is there a secret to successful study?The answer is 'yes'! There are some essential skills and smart strategies that will help you to improve your results at university. Using proven techniques and tips to help you focus your efforts and develop successful study skills and strategies, THE STUDY SKILLS BOOKprovides practical answers to questions such as: * What do lecturers expect from you in a tutorial? * What's the best way to plan an essay or dissertation? * Where should you concentrate your efforts for maximum impact? This book is an essential practical resource for all students who want to improve their performance and succeed in their studies: * All key study skills are covered including essay writing, revision and exams, tutorials, and dissertations * Practical solutions are presented for the most common problems * A common-sense, no-nonsense approach is offered using practical checklists and tips This handbook has been written by experts and extensively tested on students to help you focus your efforts, troubleshoot your problems and thrive at university. Every aspect of university life is covered my tip to other students is to have this book on their desk and use it (it) has been a great help , Sarah Scott, Student This book really is a must have for any first year student!! Easy to read, intelligent and the best help a first year could ever want! , Alastair Ross, Amazon reviewer This book really will be a godsend to you during your time at university. It's like my bible now - I'm so glad I bought it! , Fi Wordsworth, Amazon reviewer

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jonathan Weyers and Kathleen McMillan both work at the University of Dundee. Both have been teaching and lecturing for over 25 years and latterly have specialised in the transferable skills area. They have a track record of collaborative writing and achievement in this area.

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