How to Write Your Undergraduate Dissertation

Author: Bryan Greetham
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137389770
Release Date: 2014-08-15
Genre: Education

Using examples from all disciplines, this essential guide teaches students how to plan and research using qualitative and quantitative techniques and instruments, and how to construct arguments using evidence and language consistently. New features include 3 new chapters, helpful checklists, timelines and a feature looking at employability skills.

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.

Getting to Grips with Doctoral Research

Author: Margaret Walshaw
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230369542
Release Date: 2012-11-09
Genre: Education

'I would definitely recommend this book to students who are accepted into PhD programmes. As I was reading it, I kept thinking about my own experience as a doctoral student - and how spot on the book is!' - Professor Kristen Williams, Clark University, USA Confused about your doctoral studies? Not sure what's required but feel unable to ask? This book is for you! Addressing common concerns about processes, conventions and expectations, it helps current and prospective PhD students to avoid needless mistakes which can be costly in terms of time, money and research quality. Getting to Grips with Doctoral Research: • provides greater understanding of the doctoral process and the requirements for success • recognises the challenges facing students and offers practical solutions • uses real-life student examples, case studies and activities to bring the doctoral journey to life • is informed by the author's research into doctoral engagement among students • will be particularly relevant for those studying social science subjects An easy, accessible, and engaging read, the book will demystify the doctoral process and equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to complete your doctorate successfully.

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.

Studieren Das Handbuch

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 3827423600
Release Date: 2010-08-19
Genre: Science

Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".

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 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.

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.

Bailliere s Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives

Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
ISBN: PSU:000067895878
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Whether you are a first-time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book helps you to get the most from studying and shows you how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence, podcasts and simulation. It also emphasises clinical nursing and midwifery practice by relating skills to climical placements and employment.

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ISBN: UCSC:32106017985323
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Academic libraries


Studying at a Distance

Author: Christine J. Talbot
Publisher: Open University Press
ISBN: 0335223699
Release Date: 2007-08-01
Genre: Education

"This essential guide provides practical help and encouragement for those who have not previously studied at a distance and is idea for students returning to study after a break. This edition is significantly revised and has been updated to include comments from distance learning tutors as well as extracts from student handbooks from distance learning courses."--BOOK JACKET.

Handbook of research on new literacies

Author: Julie Coiro
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum
ISBN: 0805856528
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

Situated at the intersection of two of the most important areas in educational research today a " literacy and technology a " this handbook draws on the potential of each while carving out important new territory. It provides leadership for this newly emerging field, directing scholars to the major issues, theoretical perspectives, and interdisciplinary research pertaining to new literacies. Reviews of research are organized into six sections: Methodologies Knowledge and Inquiry Communication Popular Culture, Community, and Citizenship: Everyday Literacies Instructional Practices and Assessment Multiple Perspectives on New Literacies Research FEATURES Brings together a diverse international team of editors and chapter authors Provides an extensive collection of research reviews in a critical area of educational research Makes visible the multiple perspectives and theoretical frames that currently drive work in new literacies Establishes important space for the emerging field of new literacies research Includes a unique Commentary section: The final section of the Handbook reprints five central research studies. Each is reviewed by two prominent researchers from their individual, and different, theoretical position. This provides the field with a sense of how diverse lenses can be brought to bear on research as well as the benefits that accrue from doing so. It also provides models of critical review for new scholars and demonstrates how one might bring multiple perspectives to the study of an area as complex as new literacies research. The Handbook of Research on New Literacies is intended for the literacy research community, broadly conceived, including scholars and students from the traditional reading and writing research communities in education and educational psychology as well as those from information science, cognitive science, psychology, sociolinguistics, computer mediated communication, and other related areas that find literacy to be an important area of investigation.