How to study : practical tips for university students / Phil Race.Material type: TextPublication details: Malden, MA : Blackwell, c2003. ISBN: 140510693XSubject(s): Study skillsDDC classification: 371.3/028/1 LOC classification: LB2395 | .R34 2003
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
Managing your learning -- Wanting to learn -- Needing to learn -- Learning by doing -- Learning from feedback -- Making sense of things - 'digesting' -- Taking charge of your studies -- Managing your time -- Getting started -- Take charge of your syllabus -- Lectures, labs, computers, portfolios, and so on -- Don't just take notes, make notes -- Making the most of handout materials -- Keeping on top of practical work -- Using print-based open learning materials -- Keeping on top of your emails -- Computer conferencing -- Getting to know your word-processor -- Making it training work for you -- Getting your reflections onto paper -- Building your portfolio -- Planning that essay -- Shaping that essay -- Drafting and re-drafting that essay -- "I've started, so i'll finish" -- Getting it back marked -- Giving due credit -- Preparing your presentation -- Preparing your visual aids -- Practising your presentation -- Performing on the day -- Ups and downs -- Peaks and troughs -- Managing disappointments -- Recovering from a disappointment -- Overcoming problems -- Getting out of trouble -- Revision, getting your act together -- What will your exams really measure? -- Making your own question bank -- Using your question bank -- Putting revision into perspective -- Planning your revision timetable -- Getting started with your revision -- Revision processes -- Some final tips on last-minute revision -- Before, during and after -- Just before an exam -- Those first few minutes -- Answering questions to score marks -- Essays in exams -- Calculations and problems -- Towards the end of each exam -- After an exam -- Open-book exams -- "Seen" written exams -- Multiple-choice exams -- Preparing for your re-sit -- Job-hunting -- Writing your curriculum vitae -- Choosing and using your referees -- Application forms -- Writing a letter of application -- Preparing for an interview -- Giving a good interview -- After an interview -- Final words.