Planning Your Postgraduate Research

Author: Margaret Walshaw
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137427359
Release Date: 2015-04-21
Genre: Education

This book provides researchers with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully accomplish milestones during the early stages of research activity. Specifically, it assists researchers in developing a skill set that includes developing a research question, writing the literature review, choosing a methodology, and creating a research proposal.

How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Course

Author: Lucinda Becker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230801912
Release Date: 2004-07-27
Genre: Education

This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.

How to Manage Your Postgraduate Course

Author: Lucinda Becker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230801929
Release Date: 2004-06-11
Genre: Education

This book is designed to help readers to make the transition from a first degree or from the workplace to a postgraduate course. It focuses on the management of the processes involved in gaining a postgraduate qualification, rather than just outlining the mechanics of the studying and research. International in its approach, the book encourages readers to assess, in a systematic way, the transferable skills that they can develop as part of their course, an area of personal development that is of increasing importance.

The Study Skills Handbook

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137289261
Release Date: 2013-04-09
Genre: Education

THE ORIGINAL AND BEST – BY THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR If you are serious about succeeding with your studies, The Study Skills Handbook is for you! Stella Cottrell has helped hundreds of thousands of students to make learning easier, faster and more enjoyable. Recognising that we all have our own unique formula for success, her tried and trusted approach allows you to find the key to unlock your potential and develop the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. This fully revised fourth edition features: • Chapters on all the core study skills – including research, critical thinking, MA26 writing, revision, team work and more • E-learning coverage throughout • Illustrations and a strong visual design – acting as memory joggers, reinforcing learning and making the book more accessible, fun and engaging • Lots of new material including brand new chapters on student success and time management No matter whether you have just left school or MA26, whether you are a mature, part-time or international student, The Study Skills Handbook is your passport to success.

The Exam Skills Handbook

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137013569
Release Date: 2012-02-22
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.

Study Skills for International Postgraduates

Author: Martin Davies
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230344280
Release Date: 2011-08-25
Genre: Study Aids

Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.

Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Charmaine McKissock
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137014085
Release Date: 2009-09-14
Genre: Medical

This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties.

The Postgraduate Research Handbook

Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230364943
Release Date: 2007-10-26
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The second edition of this best-selling book is aslively and accessible as the first edition. Advice, support and both active and reflective tasks take the students through the stages of research as well as encouraging them to consider social and cultural issues, such as working with their supervisor and other researchers.

Studying Psychology

Author: Andrew Stevenson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 023051782X
Release Date: 2007-10-15
Genre: Education

Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. Acting as the ideal companion to an introductory psychology textbook, the second edition of Studying Psychology is just as detailed as the first edition, with even more activity-based exercises, as well as containing a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods, a new chapter on psychology and everyday life, and extra material on exam preparation.

Researching Online

Author: David Dolowitz
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403997225
Release Date: 2008-06-15
Genre: Education

This book offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to the use of internet technology in research. It provides full accounts of the different ways in which online resources can help with research projects in any area of the social sciences or humanities along with useful hints and tips as to how you can make the internet work for you.

The Undergraduate Research Handbook

Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230364974
Release Date: 2009-08-28
Genre: Education

This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

Dissertations and Project Reports

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137364272
Release Date: 2014-01-10
Genre: Education

Faced with your dissertation or major project and need some help getting started? Thinking about how your final project will affect your overall grades? Then read on. Tapping into her tried and tested formula for learning, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, Stella Cottrell, takes you step-by-step through the key stages of planning, developing, researching and writing up your dissertation or project report. Whether you are an undergraduate or a postgraduate, this guide: - Offers comprehensive coverage of the major components essential to producing strong dissertations and project reports - Gives unique emphasis to the importance of project management skills - Gets you involved through interactive activities, checklists and engaging student examples Most importantly, it offers the support you need at every stage and will help ensure that the creation of your academic masterpiece is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

How to Manage your Science and Technology Degree

Author: Lucinda Becker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137161512
Release Date: 2003-07-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering

How to Manage Your Science and Technology Degree is a ground-breaking book, offering a no-nonsense approach to all areas of undergraduate life, including maximizing learning opportunities, handling mathematics and coping with laboratory work. How to succeed in mastering time and finances is covered, as are examination techniques. It also discusses the wider aspects of university life and helps students to grasp each opportunity available to them. The book concludes with a chapter on how to break into your chosen career.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Author: Paul Burns
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230208483
Release Date: 2010-11-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Entrepreneurship& Small Business examines how firms develop from start-up, both tracing growth and exploring failure. It studies entrepreneurs - what motivates them, how they manage and lead, and how certain defining characteristics they possess can help shape the businesses they run. The book outlines good management practice for students and encourages and develops entrepreneurial skills. Clearly structured and accessibly presented, the comprehensive coverage includes accounting control and decision-making, as well as chapters on family businesses, corporate, international and social entrepreneurship. Case insights, long case studies and discussion scenarios are used to practically demonstrate how concepts are implemented in successful small and growing companies. Burns' text is ideal for undergraduates, MBA students, and students taking specialist postgraduate modules on Entrepreneurship, Enterprise, Small Business Management and New Venture Creation within business and management courses.