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.

Making Sense of Statistics

Author: Michael Wood
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137201706
Release Date: 2003-08-05
Genre: Mathematics

Making Sense of Statistics provides a thorough, but accessible, introduction to statistics and probability, without the distractions of mathematics. The book does not require you to use any algebraic formulae or equations, but it does explain how and why methods work, and exactly what answers mean. Guidance is provided on how to design investigations, analyze data and interpret results. There are exercises and case studies from a variety of areas of application, and an accompanying website from which interactive spreadsheet models and data files can be downloaded.

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.

Study Skills for International Postgraduates

Author: Martin Davies
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230345539
Release Date: 2011-08-25
Genre: Education

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.

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.

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.

Engineering Mathematics Through Applications

Author: Kuldeep Singh
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230345980
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: Mathematics

This text teaches maths in a step-by-step fashion – ideal for students on first-year engineering and pre-degree courses. - Hundreds of examples and exercises, the majority set in an applied engineering context so that you immediately see the purpose of what you are learning - Introductory chapter revises indices, fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios - Fully worked solutions to every problem on the companion website at www.palgrave.com/engineering/singh plus searchable glossary, e-index, extra exercises, extra content and more!

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 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.

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.

Skills for Success

Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137426536
Release Date: 2015-01-22
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Each chapter encourages students to think reflectively about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this revised and updated third edition has two new chapters on 'Taking charge of your life, learning and career' and 'What do employers really want?'.

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.

Engineering Mathematics

Author: K.A. Stroud
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137031228
Release Date: 2013-03-22
Genre: Mathematics

Engineering Mathematics is the best-selling introductory mathematics text for students on science and engineering degree and pre-degree courses. Sales of previous editions stand at more than half a million copies. It is suitable for classroom use and self-study. Its unique programmed approach takes students through the mathematics they need in a step-by-step fashion with a wealth of examples and exercises. The book is divided into two sections with the Foundation section starting at Level 0 of the IEng syllabus and the main section extending over all elements of a first year undergraduate course and into many second year courses. The book therefore suits a full range of abilities and levels of access. The Online Personal Tutor guides students through exercises in the same step-by-step fashion as the book, with hundreds of full workings to questions.