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Successful Study for Degrees : Routledge Study Guides - Rob Barnes

Successful Study for Degrees

Routledge Study Guides

Paperback Published: 16th December 2004
ISBN: 9780415327992
Number Of Pages: 192

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This is a practical guide to studying more effectively at first and higher degree levels. Primarily for students looking for more than just a basic study skills book, it blends practical ideas with sound principles to offer a readily accessible, handy guide.
This third edition includes a new chapter on distance learning and updated chapters about online and computer-based learning, in addition to essential advice on:

  • personal survival in the university setting
  • developing a good learning attitude
  • using ebooks, online searcher and electronic media
  • time management, deadlines and task management
  • essay technique and writing your dissertation
  • small-group and seminar study.

Packed with useful information and guidance, this is an indispensable read for any student in higher education.

Acknowledgementsp. xi
What Makes a Good Learner?p. 1
Having, Being and Studyp. 10
Short-Cuts: a Summary of Study Skillsp. 20
Higher Order Questions and Propositionsp. 36
Reading Academic Textsp. 51
Learning about Essaysp. 64
Making Use of Seminarsp. 88
Dissertations (I): Startingp. 100
Dissertations (II): Analysing and Writingp. 123
Reliability, Validity and Meaningp. 148
Referencesp. 167
Indexp. 170
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ISBN: 9780415327992
ISBN-10: 0415327997
Series: Routledge Study Guides
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 16th December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition