Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning

This essential companion for lecturers and study skills advisors alike sets study skills teaching in context and outlines positive environments to enhance student skills.

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 0333921240

Category: Education

Page: 356

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This essential companion for lecturers and study skills advisors alike sets study skills teaching in context and outlines positive environments to enhance student skills. It addresses areas such as supportive infrastructures, induction, and supporting 'at risk' students. It provides practical guidance on developing interactive group skills, revision and exam strategies, writing, memory and critical analysis skills.

100 Activities for Teaching Study Skills

100 Activities for Teaching Study Skills is a sourcebook of activities for study skills tutors, teachers and support staff.

Author: Catherine Dawson

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: 1526441314

Category: Study Aids

Page: 376

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100 Activities for Teaching Study Skills is a sourcebook of activities for study skills tutors, teachers and support staff. This practical, user-friendly guide is designed to complement your existing study skills materials, and provide innovative and imaginative ways for you to motivate and engage your students. Activities include: Study preparation and time management Reading, writing and listening Independent study and group-work Dissertations, reports and projects Critical and creative thinking Revision, examinations and tests. All activities contain clear guidance about the purpose, level and type of activity, along with a range of discussion notes that signpost key issues and research insights. Students are encouraged to reflect on and develop their study skills, while connecting them to subject content and the process of learning, so that they become more motivated, enhance their learning and increase their chances of success.

Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning

PART II MENU: OUTLINES FOR STUDY SKILLS SESSIONS 189 Recording and monitoring development Assessment Final comments ... Originality and individuality; Ethics and values Resource sheet 207 208 9 Teaching to support learning: the ...

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781137070944

Category: Education

Page: 356

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This essential companion for lecturers and study skills advisors alike sets study skills teaching in context and outlines positive environments to enhance student skills. It addresses areas such as supportive infrastructures, induction, and supporting 'at risk' students. It provides practical guidance on developing interactive group skills, revision and exam strategies, writing, memory and critical analysis skills.

Teaching Learning and Study Skills

Cottrell , S. ( 2001 ) Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning . Basingstoke : Palgrave . Giddens , A. ( 1996 ) Consequences of Modernity . Cambridge : Polity Press . Hodge , Margaret , Secretary of State for Education ( 2002 ) ...

Author: Tom Burns

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412900697

Category: Education

Page: 292

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This is a book for tutors, lecturers and teachers in further and higher education, who need to teach their students how to study, learn and communicate effectively. Based around the same techniques and contents as the tutors earlier book Essential Study Skills (SAGE 2003) which is itself based on many years experience of teaching and mentoring students in higher education, this book is intended to work with traditional and non-traditional students. The material will be suitable for institutions concerned with widening participation; with student retention; with quality enhancement; with equal opportunities and with professional /staff development.

Study Skills For Dummies

Prepare for the year ahead confidently – become an effective planner and critical thinker, and develop your ICT skills Maximise on class-time – develop note-taking and learning habits that help you get the most out of seminars and ...

Author: Doreen du Boulay

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119997739

Category: Education

Page: 380

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Students need to learn to manage their time, organise their studies, understand, learn, and convey a lot of information – and they need to learn to do it quickly. Whether you’re fresh out of school, or a mature student returning to education, you now don’t need to feel alone! With Study Skills For Dummies, you'll be given the know-how and confidence to achieve consistent results every time – and a lack of preparation will become a thing of the past. Discover how to excel at: Note-taking, speed-reading and essay-writing Improving your memory, critical thinking and analysis Using the internet to supplement study Exam skills and developing the best learning strategy to fit your specific needs and abilities

Study Skills Connected

Using Technology to Support Your Studies Stella Cottrell, Neil Morris ... Practical Criticism The Study Skills Handbook (3rd edn) Presentation Skills for Students (2nd edn) Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning The Principles of ...

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781137019448

Category: Study Aids

Page: 208

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Engaging, accessible and practical, this book helps students to get the most out of new technologies to enhance their learning practices, engage with their studies and improve their study skills. Covering a broad range of topics, it encourages a reflective perspective on e-learning resources.

Essential Study Skills

London: RoutledgeFalmer. Cottrell, S. (2001) Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Crème, P. (2003) 'Why can't we allow students to be more creative?', Teaching in Higher Education, 8(2): 273–77 ...

Author: Tom Burns

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473966048

Category:

Page: 336

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Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to do better at university? Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Stay cool and cope with stress Pass exams with flying colours Plan your career after graduation. Don't miss in this edition... Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills - ensuring success throughout your course Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need A companion website packed with toolkits and resources, to help you study smarter. ‘An outstanding book which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their ‘skills’ to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the ‘how to’ alongside the ‘what’ of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style.’ - Di Turgoose, Senior Lecturer, Member of the Association for Learning and Development in Higher Education SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

The Complete Study Skills Guide

This book is aimed at students at almost every level, including college and university, adult learners, and students on correspondance and distance learning courses.

Author: Catherine Dawson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848035935

Category: Education

Page: 320

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Successful study is dependent on effective study skills. Yet many students are never taught how to study, and many are anxious about their ability to develop the necessary skills required to complete their course. All students can learn how to study. It is not a skill reserved for the select few. With a little information, guidance and advice all students can discover how to study and improve the marks on their course. This book is aimed at students at almost every level, including college and university, adult learners, and students on correspondance and distance learning courses. It includes:- * preparing for, taking and passing examinations * how to read for study efficiently and effectively * how to hypothesise, theorise, critique and analyse * improving your mathematical and scientific skills * completing projects and assignments * how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, classes and seminars * time management, organising yourself and building motivation * ways you can improve your marks *Quotations, case studies, exercises and useful tips are also included, along with information about study skills websites, software and online tools.

The Study Skills Handbook

... Study Skills Connected The Study Skills Handbook (5th edn) Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning You2Uni: Decide. Prepare. Apply The Undergraduate Research Handbook (2nd edn) The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook (2nd ...

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781137610898

Category: Study Aids

Page: 432

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This is the ultimate guide to study skills, written by million copy bestselling author Stella Cottrell. Her tried and tested approach, based on over 20 years' experience of working with students, has helped over a million students to achieve their potential. When it comes to studying, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This engaging and accessible guide shows students how to tailor their learning to their individual needs in order to boost their grades, build their confidence and increase their employability. Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed. This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students. It prepares students for what to expect before, during and after their studies at university. New to this Edition: - Additional material on writing skills, including proofreading, editing and writing for different assignments - New chapters on managing stress and student wellbeing at university, learning in diverse and international contexts and writing essays - More emphasis on reflective learning - Extended guidance on how to balance study with work - More use of visuals to summarise key learning points

Special Teaching in Higher Education

He heads the Accessible Educational Media (AEM) group at the Open University, UK. ... Her main role is to support students in their learning through individual and group study skills programmes and through study skills modules delivered ...

Author: Stuart Powell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135726836

Category: Education

Page: 244

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Covering the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA), this book addresses the learning needs of impaired and disabled students. It suggests effective responses for those designing and delivering the curriculum and discusses flexible teaching strategies. An essential purchase for any education professionals wanting to implement best practice when catering for those with particular needs - whether lecturers, course developers, course leaders or learning and teaching interest groups.