Essential Academic Skills

Paperback | October 26, 2011

byKathy Turner, Brenda Krenus, Lynette Ireland

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Essential Academic Skills encourages and supports students to develop their skills to become the best learners they can be. It takes a step-by-step approach to the essential skills required to complete a university degree, and provides activities which give students the power to understand andimprove how they learn.

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Essential Academic Skills encourages and supports students to develop their skills to become the best learners they can be. It takes a step-by-step approach to the essential skills required to complete a university degree, and provides activities which give students the power to understand andimprove how they learn.

Kathy Turner is a Lecturer at the Queensland Institute of Business and Technology, Griffith University, where she teaches academic skills courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifying students. Brenda Krenus is Senior Adviser, Strategic Initiatives, to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), RMIT. She has taught in a wide ra...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 10.04 × 7.48 × 0.68 inPublished:October 26, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195576055

ISBN - 13:9780195576054

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Table of Contents

1. Thinking About Learning2. Academic Language Support3. Listening and Participating4. Reading in an Academic Context5. Basic Academic Writing Skills6. Further Academic Skills: Working on an Assignment7. Essays and Reflective Writing8. Doing Case Studies and Writing Reports9. Collaborative Learning: Working in Groups10. Presentations11. Examinations12. Doing Small-scale Exploratory Research Projects13. Writing about ResearchGlossaryAppendix A: Basic Guidelines for Writing Citations and Reference List Items (APA 6th)Appendix B: Additional Exercises for Chapter 5Appendix C: Case Study ExerciseAppendix D: Reading and Understanding a Research ArticleBibliography