Study Skills 2014 by Palgrave

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new from stella cottrell dissertations and project reports a step by step guide stella cottrell director of lifelong learning university of leeds uk `this text is a well structured guide for those embarking on their first dissertation or thesis taking candidates from `i had a dream stage to through to the lodgement of their final submission intertwined with examples learned from experience i will be recommending to my students john cowan university of new south wales australia bestselling study skills author stella cottrell brings her tried and tested approach to help students succeed with their dissertations and project reports with plenty of hands-on activities checklists and planners this guide covers everything they ll need to know from choosing a topic and developing a proposal to conducting and writing up their research the book also includes the author s unique emphasis on the importance of project management skills in achieving the perfect end result contents introduction

study skills connected using technology to support your studies stella cottrell and neil morris both at university of leeds uk skills for success personal development and employability 2nd editon stella cottrell university of leeds uk the palgrave student planner 2014­2015 stella cottrell university of leeds uk `the beauty of this book is its accessibility and clarity and that it is primarily about how to apply study skills when using technology and online content ­ i don t know of any accessible online material that does this jeanne godfrey formerly university of westminster uk helps students to make effective use of new technologies to enhance their studies whilst also meeting academic requirements covering a broad range of topics from being part of an online learning community managing information for online study through to podcasts blogs and collaborative writing using wikis and social media it is designed to assist learners in using new technologies for academic purposes to

referencing cite them right the essential referencing guide 9th edition richard pears durham university uk and graham shields university of cumbria uk cite them right is also available as an online resource ­ available to your institution on a subscription basis just as comprehensive in its coverage of sources covered cite them right online is easy to navigate and intuitive to use students can construct their own references using editable examples which they can copy directly into their assignments or email to themselves to store for future use along with clear guidance on the importance of good referencing and how to avoid plagiarism more details about cite them right online can be found on page 12 `this has been an absolute life saver throughout my degree i haven t struggled to find what i m looking for once in all my essays lecturers have commented on my perfect referencing and i can assure you that is not down to me but to this fantastic guide best university book i ve invested

career related skills the graduate career guidebook steve rook formerly university of nottingham uk `for anyone who needs some inspiration who is unsure what step to take or who just needs that critical friend to help them along the way buy it and more importantly use it ann berry bradford university uk a comprehensive learning and teaching resource that will help students develop the skills they need to further their own careers contents preface · introduction · part i finding your way · career planning and employability · choosing a role · planning your journey · part ii the stepping stones · experience and internships · effective networking · further study · taking time out · part iii getting a job · searching for graduate jobs · promoting yourself effectively· targeting your cv· tip-top application forms · cover letters that open doors · impressing at interviews · psychometric tests · passing assessment centres · this job s for you · part iv entrepreneurship

the student phrase book vocabulary for writing at university jeanne godfrey formerly university of westminster uk how to use your reading in your essays 2nd edition jeanne godfrey formerly university of westminster uk the mature student s guide to writing 3rd edition jean rose the open university uk this guide helps students gain the knowledge and confidence to use appropriate words and phrases in an academic context whatever their discipline or level of study it presents approximately 1,300 mid to advanced-level words and phrases common to writing across disciplines words such as cogent fallacy infer non-sequitur proposition substantive and succinct it gives key information on many of the words presented focusing on those terms and expressions that most often cause students problems there are also 250 incorrect and corrected student sentences from assessed university essays to help improve error awareness and editing skills used as a reference tool it will help students to

cite them right is now available online developed from the bestselling book by richard pears and graham shields ­ used as the referencing standard at many academic institutions ­ this online version allows for easy searching across all source types with editable examples available for institutional subscription cite them right online will help students learn how to structure an accurate reference and to understand the value of good referencing find out more at considering subscribing email or phone +440207 014 4225

student life the student parent handbook helen owton former student university of exeter uk offers practical information and motivational support to help parents in higher education successfully deal with the challenges they face and make juggling their parent and student commitments less arduous written by a recent student parent graduate it covers issues from funding and childcare to managing insecurities and future directions contents author biography · abbreviations · prologue · part i going back to school · access to higher education · part ii entering higher education · student pregnancy · becoming a student parent · funding · part iii juggling acts balancing the lifestyle · balancing social life · balancing childcare · time management · stress management · supporting student parents · part iv future directions · postgraduate student parents · after graduation · further reading · acknowledgements · index 152p paperback new student procrastination seize the

research skills maximizing the impacts of university research patrick dunleavy and jane tinkler both at london school of economics and political science uk in today s world of impact assessments targets and budget cuts demonstrating research impact is of ever greater importance this is the only book to provide researchers at all levels and disciplines with comprehensive guidance on the subject helping them to achieve greater visibility and influence with academic and external audiences 208pp july 2014 paperback £19.999780230377608 new authoring a phd how to plan draft write finish a doctoral thesis or dissertation patrick dunleavy london school of economics and political science uk authoring a phd is a complex process it involves having creative ideas working out how to organize them writing up from plans upgrading the text and finishing it speedily and to a good standard it also includes being examined and getting published patrick dunleavy has written authoring a phd based on his

getting to grips with doctoral research margaret walshaw massey university new zealand structuring your research thesis susan carter frances kelly and ian brailsford all at university of auckland new zealand `this book can t fail to provide a helpful resource for both thesis candidates and their supervisors i wish such an engaging and instructive text had been written when i was completing my own thesis catherine manathunga victoria university of wellington new zealand palgrave teaching and learning series confused about your doctoral studies not sure what s required but unable to ask this book can help aware of the difficulties faced by many doctoral students it clarifies common concerns about the processes conventions and expectations involved and helps to avoid needless mistakes that can be costly in terms of time money and research quality contents introduction · getting started · getting a handle on the topic questions and the literature · getting close to theory · getting

facilitating workshops a resource book for lecturers and trainers hayo reinders middlesex university uk and marilyn lewis formerly of university of auckland new zealand provides advice on facilitating workshops aimed specifically at lecturers and academics full of practical resources and materials including suggested activities handouts and whiteboard layouts to help people tasked with running workshops in higher education settings or at conferences 176pp paperback may 2014 £22.99 9781137304209 managing your career in higher education administration michelle gander the open university uk heather moyes cardiff university uk and emma sabzalieva university of oxford uk career guide aimed specifically at the large number of people working in non-academic higher education roles such as higher education administrators or professional services staff based on the authors real-life experience and first-hand research the book features case studies which enrich the material and bring it to

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