The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook by Cornelia ConnollyThe Ultimate Study Skills Handbook by Cornelia Connolly

The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook

byCornelia Connolly, Colin Neville, Maura Murphy

Paperback | April 16, 2010

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"The book itself covers everything university students need to know from exam revision and e-learning to work-life balance."
The Bookseller

"We would heartily recommend the book to students who are at the beginning of their studies."
Maxine Fletcher, Lecturer, Oxford Brookes

"This book's crammed full of very useful topics, information and exercises that I've never seen before, especially in the section on research, which I particularly liked."
Joel, Student, Keele University

Competition for graduate jobs has never been so fierce. The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook will help you succeed from the first week of your studies through to graduation.

Covering all the core skills you will need to help you make the most of your university course, The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook is your key to success.

This is the handbook of techniques, tips and exercises.

Written by a team of experts and tested on students, the advice in this book will help you to improve your grades, save time and develop the skills that will make you stand out to prospective employers.

Whichever subject you are studying, this practical and concise book will help you find your individual learning style and tell you exactly what you need to know to excel as a student:

  • Working out the best way for you to learn
  • Doing your research
  • Presentations
  • Revising for exams
  • Improving your critical thinking skills
  • Managing your time
Sarah Moore is Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Limerick in Ireland. Colin Neville manages the Effective Learning Service at the School of Management, University of Bradford, UK. Maura Murphy is administrator, programme coordinator and learning support consultant at the University of Limerick's Centre ...
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Title:The Ultimate Study Skills HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.72 × 7.52 × 0.55 inPublished:April 16, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335234429

ISBN - 13:9780335234424

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Table of Contents

How to use this book

Getting into it: becoming an active learner

Talking to the experts

Style matters: techniques to suit your own learning style

Taking it in and working it out

Research skills and orientations: first steps to good research

Getting it on paper: learning the skills of confident academic writing

Learning the rules: good grammar, accurate referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The time of your life: managing time and living life as a student

Doing it with others: Working in groups

Doing it in front of a crowd: Making presentations

Keeping it together: Looking after your health and managing stress.

Facing the future and making decisions: Planning for and focusing on the rest of your life

Maths and Numerical competency