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Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning : Palgrave Study Guides - Stella Cottrell

Teaching Study Skills and Supporting Learning

Palgrave Study Guides

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Published: 7th September 2001
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This work sets study skills development in context, outlining good teaching practices and positive learning environments that enhance student skills. It addresses such skills as supportive infrastructures, induction practices, orientation of students to HE, and supporting "at risk" students. The book offers a range of activities for teaching staff to adapt when teaching study skills to individuals or groups. Topics covered include: managing learning, interactive group skills, writing skills, revision and exam strategies, memory, thinking skills, and developing skills of critical analysis.

Preface PART ONE: LEARNING IN CONTEXT Introduction Understanding the Learner Supportive Learning Environments Induction, Orientation and the Identification of Learning Needs Integrating Study Skills into Teaching Writing: The Burning Issue Study Skills Programmes Supporting Individual Students Teaching to Support Learning: The Reflective Practitioner PART TWO: MENUS Outlines for Study Skills Sessions Introduction to the Section Induction: Orientation to Learning Managing Learning: Attitudes and Approaches to Learning Managing Learning: Identifying Skills and Learning Priorities Working with Others Organisational Skills Thinking Skills Using Lectures Effectively Reading for Research Writing Skills I Writing Skills II Writing Skills III Critical and Analytical Thinking Skills Seminars and Oral Presentations Memory Revision and Exams Drawing it Together Appendices References Index

ISBN: 9780333921241
ISBN-10: 0333921240
Series: Palgrave Study Guides
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 7th September 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.9  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 24.6
Edition Number: 1