How to Pass Your Exams

Author: Mike Evans
Publisher: How To Books
ISBN: 1845284445
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Education

Whatever exams you're taking, this book really will make a big difference to your performance - at professional or academic level; Master's or GCSE; A level, essay or multiple choice. Many hard working, intelligent people still fail their exams through lack of confidence or poor exam technique. At least fifty per cent of a candidate's chances are down to: *Taking the right attitude into the exam *Using simple but very effective techniques in the exam itself *Approaching your course of study in the right way These factors are your guarantee of success. They are easy to learn and proven beyond doubt. They will also boost your confidence so that you arrive in the exam room both ready and able to succeed. Contents: Preface; 1. Getting a sensible perspective; 2. What examiners want; 3. Getting set for success; 4. The role of parents, partners and fellow students; 5. Revision; 6. Special techniques; 7. As the exam approaches; 8. The exam; Index.

How To Pass Your Exams 4th Edition

Author: Mike Evans
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781848034495
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Education

Whatever exams you're taking, this book really will make a big difference to your performance - at professional or academic level; Master's or GCSE; A level, essay or multiple choice. Many hard working, intelligent people still fail their exams through lack of confidence or poor exam technique. At least fifty per cent of a candidate's chances are down to: *Taking the right attitude into the exam *Using simple but very effective techniques in the exam itself *Approaching your course of study in the right way These factors are your guarantee of success. They are easy to learn and proven beyond doubt. They will also boost your confidence so that you arrive in the exam room both ready and able to succeed. Contents: Preface; 1. Getting a sensible perspective; 2. What examiners want; 3. Getting set for success; 4. The role of parents, partners and fellow students; 5. Revision; 6. Special techniques; 7. As the exam approaches; 8. The exam; Index.

100 Activities for Teaching Study Skills

Author: Catherine Dawson
Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781526452221
Release Date: 2018-10-27
Genre:

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.

The Complete Guide To Writing Your Dissertation

Author: Steve Ball
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781848036949
Release Date: 2012-11-06
Genre: Reference

If you are studying at undergraduate or masters level it's likely that you will have to write a dissertation, critical essay or project report before you can graduate. Unfortunately, many good pieces of student research and inquiry are devalued - and sometimes even fail - because they are badly planned, structured or written. Make all that hard work count! This new guide looks directly at the processes, techniques and objectives of writing the dissertation itself. It covers longer term aspects - such as planning, scheduling, structuring - and more immediate ones - such as style, detail and managing the length. - Learn how to understand and decode the academic language of research questions, learning outcomes, objectives and assessment criteria, and translate them into the right form of words. - Discover how to maintain that essential focus on your objectives and research question or hypothesis, and their connection to your discussion and eventual conclusions. - Develop a schedule, identifying the tasks and milestones that will keep you on track, and update the plan as you go. - Find a style and structure that will help shape your writing to satisfy the examiners. - Manage the overall length and chapter lengths, and learn how to cut excess content and avoid repetition. - Master the technicalities of dissertation writing, such as methodologies, literature reviews, note systems, referencing...- Learn to how to transform an adequate dissertation into a good one by attending to fluency and detail - grammar, accuracy, consistency, punctuation - and the controlled use of aids such as spellcheckers and style checkers. - Avoid plagiarism and other evils. How can you avoid falling into cheating, either by accident or by carelessness under pressure? With examples and self-checking exercises to help you to stay on the right track, this essential guide will also serve as a valuable aid to all types of academic writing.

Breeze through your exams

Author: Infinite Ideas
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
ISBN: 9781908864987
Release Date: 2012-02-27
Genre: Education

Breeze through your exams offers insider information needed for exam success. It contains a selection of some of the best exam ideas from our best-selling title, Pass your exams.We reveal some brilliant ways to motivate yourself for success and gain the confidence to ensure that your hard work pays off on the big day. You'll find fantastic tips on improving your attitude to studying, committing information to memory and learning how to learn. The tried and tested techniques in Breeze through your exams will help you to turn your exam performance around.

Examination Medicine

Author: Nicholas J Talley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581684
Release Date: 2014-01-26
Genre: Medical

“Preparation is the key to success Now in its seventh edition, Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training ebook has prepared generations of Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) candidates and medical students for their written and clinical examinations. Instructive, informative and aligned with current practice, this new ebook edition provides an overview of what to expect and what is expected of you. It shares valuable advice on how to prepare for the examinations, use your time to best effect and avoid common pitfalls. In addition, this ebook provides: • - 50 practice long cases including history, examination, investigations and treatment • - sample long cases from the examiner’s perspective including typical points likely to be raised in discussion and clinical traps candidates may fall into • - 30 practice short cases including examples of typical X-rays and scans, providing guidance for ‘spot’ diagnosis and outlining a system for examination • - hint boxes highlighting common pitfalls and useful tips. Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training 7e ebook continues to be a valued resource for medical students, outlining the key skills and qualities your examiner expects. It ensures you give your best possible performance in your examinations. The seventh edition print edition also includes video tutorials on conducting short and long cases via Student Consult. Please note that access to Student Consult is not available with purchase of the ebook book version.

Passing Exams

Author: Dawn Hamilton
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 082646789X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

There is much more to exam success than just knowing the course material. There are various skills needed for exams such as revising correctly, exam time management and dealing with nerves and stress, and this book practically deals with these. This text is a practical guide full of original techniques that will help the student to: understand what examiners are really looking for, use revision time more effectively, improve memory, make the most of allotted time in an exam, write better essays, learn how to eliminate exam stress, improve diet and lifestyle to boost energy levels. An essential text for exam success.

Pass your exams

Author: Andrew Holmes
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
ISBN: 9781908189400
Release Date: 2005-07-22
Genre: Education

Contains 52 brilliant ideas on how you can turn exam worries into exam success.

Fundamentals of Ethics Corporate Governance and Business Law Certificate Level

Author: Larry Mead
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780750680325
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

CIMA's Official Learning System has been written specifically for the new certificate syllabus by former CIMA examiners in conjunction with the CIMA faculty. * Completely updated to reflect changes in the syllabus * The official Learning systems are the only study materials endorsed by CIMA * Key sections written by former examiners for the most accurate, up-to-date guidance towards exam success * Complete integrated package incorporating syllabus guidance, full text, recommended articles, revision guides and extensive question practice

NCLEX RN Q and A

Author: Gayle Pearson
Publisher: The Princeton Review
ISBN: 0375752919
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Study Aids

Nursing students have long asked for a book of questions and answers to complement the thorough science review found in The Princeton Review's Cracking the NCLEX-RN guides. Now with NCLEX-RN Q&A, they have the ideal practice aid to supplement their review. With hundreds of questions and worked-out solutions in each core clinical area, this guide is the ideal preparation tool for nurses preparing to take the licensure exam. Nurses and nurse scholars from all relevant specialty areas have collaborated in writing sample questions that precisely simulate the actual exam. Included is a special introductory section that provides an overview of the exam with: A breakdown of how many questions to expect on each subject Special, time-saving strategies for solving dosage problems Advice on how to answer delegation and management questions Techniques for taking the NCLEX-RN on a computer

Saunders 2014 2015 Strategies for Test Success E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455737512
Release Date: 2013-06-11
Genre: Medical

An essential resource for any nursing student, this invaluable guide gives you the tools you need to overcome text anxiety and develop effective study habits. Key topics include time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you tackle any nursing test — from a routine quiz to the NCLEX® examination. You’ll learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on the nursing process, prioritization methods, and safety strategies. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offer valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice, true-or-false, and alternate item-format questions Chapters on specific question content, such as prioritization, pharmacology, management, and delegation, provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher cognitive level questions A fun, two-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help visual learners become better overall test-takers. Linda Silvestri’s hallmark Pyramid Points in the margins highlight the most important concepts you need to learn for exam success. Refocused content emphasizes comprehensive test preparation to help you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX® examination. A new chapter on reducing test anxiety offers simple strategies you can use to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence you need to pass exams. A new chapter on developing a structured study plan provides helpful tips for improving time management for more efficient exam preparation.

Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide

Author: Craig L. Scanlan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449659578
Release Date: 2010-11-15
Genre: Medical

The Ultimate Review Guide for the CRT Exam! Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide is a comprehensive study guide for respiratory therapy students and graduates of accredited respiratory therapy education programs who are seeking to take the entry-level Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentialing exam from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). This unique review guide devotes extensive coverage to two problematic areas for credentialing exam candidates, which are not covered in any other review guides: 1) test-taking skills, and 2) key points to remember in taking the NBRC computerized exams. Special emphasis is also given to material and subject areas which have proven to be especially challenging for exam candidates such as basic pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas interpretation [ABGs], monitoring critically ill patients, neonatal and pediatric care, recommending modifications to therapy, and more. Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide is authored by experts who take the credentialing exam annually, so you can be confident that the content and format of this guide is current! Key features include: Comprehensive discussion of material on the NEW CRT Exam Matrix Over 700 practice questions and answers with explanations Extensive Guidance on Study and Test-Taking Skills Specific Advice on Making Good Answer Choices and Avoiding Bad Ones Hundreds of Summary Tables and Illustrations Each new print copy of this review guide includes a CD-ROM with test questions that can be sorted and graded. Please note: Electronic formats of this review guide do not include the CD ROM.