The Smarter Study Skills Companion (2nd Edition) (The Smarter Student Series)

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9780273718673: The Smarter Study Skills Companion (2nd Edition) (The Smarter Student Series)

This essential reference book has been written by experts and tested on students and will help any Higher Education student to focus their efforts, trouble-shoot any problems and thrive in their University studies. 

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The Smarter Study Skills Companion

Kathleen McMillan & Jonathan Weyers

 

Is there a secret to successful study? The answer is no! But there are some essential skills and smart strategies that will help you to improve your results at university.

 

Whether you are a new student, or you’re up against an assessment or exam revision deadline, this book will help you to succeed in all areas of your studies .

 

Using proven techniques and tips to help you focus your efforts and develop successful study skills and strategies, The Smarter Study Skills Companion provides practical answers to questions such as:

 

  • What do lecturers expect from you in a tutorial?
  • What’s the best way to plan an essay or dissertation?
  • Where should you concentrate your efforts for maximum impact?

 

From Fresher’s Week to Graduation, this book is an essential practical resource for all students who want to improve their performance and succeed in their studies. The contents, design and structure of the book have been developed to ensure that:

 

  • All key study skills are covered: essay writing, revision and exams, tutorials, dissertations and more
  • Practical solutions are presented for the most common problems
  • A common-sense, no-nonsense approach is offered using practical checklists and tips

 

This handbook has been written by experts and extensively tested on students to help you focus your efforts, troubleshoot your problems and thrive at university.

 

Kathleen McMillan and Jonathan Weyers work within the University of Dundee’s Learning Centre and Academic Affairs Office respectively and have each been teaching for over 25 years and now specialize in supporting academic skills across both the arts and sciences.

 

“Every aspect of university life is covered – my tip to other students is to have this book on their desk and use it – (it) has been a great help” Sarah Scott, Student

 

“I’m impressed with the range of content – it has been a great help and will be used for future revision and assignments” Rob Kelly, Student

 

About the Author:

"Kathleen McMillan and Jonathan Weyers" work within the University of Dundee's Learning Enhancement Unit. Both have been teaching and lecturing for over 25 years and more recently have specialised in the area of transferable skills, running academic skills courses and a Summer Re-sit School with great success. Jonathan is a co-authorof Pearson's Practical Skills' series for developing scientific study skills and Kathleen has written a textbook on academic writing. Between them the authors cover both Arts and Science backgrounds.

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