Studying Mathematics and its Applications

Author: Peter B. Kahn
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137106018
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Genre: Mathematics

As students of mathematics or its applications progress, courses focus increasingly on mathematical theories and applications themselves, and less on how to study these complex ideas. Studying Mathematics and its Applications aims to bridge this gap by focusing on the essential skills needed by students, helping them to study more effectively and successfully. The book leads the student through tasks, demonstrating how to use examples and cope with symbols and encouraging them to use these tools to apply mathematics and construct proofs. Offering practical advice on assessment and modes of study, this book is an invaluable companion to any Mathematics or Applications of Mathematics course.

The Work Based Learning Student Handbook

Author: Ruth Helyer
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137045492
Release Date: 2010-06-16
Genre: Business & Economics

This book will help work-based students to successfully navigate academia. It is a hands-on guide for learners, helping them to get the most out of their university experience. Real-life case studies and useful activities are embedded throughout, illuminating the routes to university qualifications based on workplace activity.

IT Skills for Successful Study

Author: Alan Clarke
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137098573
Release Date: 2005-09-09
Genre: Computers

These days, most students arrive at university with some IT skills. Most have surfed the Internet, used email and word processing applications, but few have used spreadsheets or presentation software. Even where students are able to use applications, many are unaware of the extent to which they can be used to aid their studies. Taking account of students' existing skills, IT Skills for Successful Study will help students to develop intermediate or advanced IT skills in those areas most relevant to studying, and to use IT for maximum benefit.

Information Skills

Author: Jonathan Grix
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137013729
Release Date: 2010-04-14
Genre: Education

Skills for finding information are essential for MA26 study and beyond. This illustrated guide provides practical advice on how to source and use the right resources. It includes guidance on how to carry out a literature review as well as the skills needed for finding and evaluating information.

The Undergraduate Research Handbook

Author: Gina Wisker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230364967
Release Date: 2009-08-28
Genre: Reference

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.

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.

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.

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".

Studying Economics

Author: Brian Atkinson
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137260406
Release Date: 2001-03-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Studying Economics provides a thorough, yet digestible and friendly introduction to this often daunting subject. The complex components of economic theory and practice are broken down and explained using a logical approach, supported by working examples, tables and graphs. Introducing differing mainstream approaches to economic study, from Marxian to feminist to environmental, this book puts Economics into a context which is easy for any student to understand. Explaining why and how we should study Economics, the book contains invaluable information on course content, learning techniques, revision, writing essays and dissertations, and examination assessment.

Essential Maths

Author: Clare Morris
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137041012
Release Date: 2007-04-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Assuming no prior mathematical knowledge, this approachable and straightforward text covers the essential mathematical skills needed by business and management students at undergraduate and MBA level. Clare Morris uses a clear and informal narrative style with examples, painlessly leading the reader through fundamental mathematical principles. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/business/morris/index.html

How to Manage your Distance and Open Learning Course

Author: Lucinda Becker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137134288
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.

The Grants Register 2009

Author: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403992622
Release Date: 2008-06-15
Genre: Reference

The most comprehensive guide available on postgraduate grants and professional funding worldwide. Now in its 27th edition, this is the leading source for up to date information on the availability of, and eligibility for, postgraduate and professional awards. Each entry is annually verified by its awarding body.