The Mature Student's Study Guide 2nd Edition

Essential Skills for Those Returning to Education or Distance Learning
Author: Catherine Dawson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848031831
Category: Education
Page: 192
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Studying as an adult is very different to your school experience. This book will give you the skills and confidence you need when returning to education as a mature student.' You have decided to return to education, and now you may be worried that your study skills are not up to scratch. This inspiring and practical book has been written especially for you - whether you are considering a full-time course, part-time studies, evening classes or distance learning such as an Open University degree. It covers everything you need to know to succeed in your chosen course, including how to: discover your learning style; improve your reading seed and memory; take notes and get organised; improve your writing and mathematical skills; master research techniques; develop analytical skills; and, gain marks in exams.

Student Study Guide for Foundations of Psychological Testing


Author: Thomas A. Stetz,Leslie A. Miller,Robert L. Lovler
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506308074
Category: Psychology
Page: 344
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The Student Study Guide for Foundations of Psychological Testing has 15 chapters corresponding to those in the main textbook and follows a consistent structure for quick and easy access to key information. To help students understand and apply material related to psychological testing, authors Thomas A. Stetz, Leslie A. Miller, and Robert L. Lovler offer overviews, learning objectives, outlines, key concepts, crossword puzzles, tips by learning objective, additional exercises, additional learning activities, practice questions, and answer keys.

Student Study Guide to Accompany Human Development


Author: Diane E. Papalia
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
ISBN: 9780072820348
Category: Psychology
Page: 233
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Designed for the mainstream human development course, this chronologically organized text combines research and applications with real-life examples to help students apply the material to realistic situations. Thorough coverage of cross-cultural topics and issues facing the disabled, in addition to exceptionally good coverage of health issues and applications, has helped to make Human Development stand apart from the competition. The ninth edition, like its predecessors, is both academically rigorous and very student friendly. The authors' clear, accessible writing style guides students through the various topics of human development with the help of a strong pedagogical program.

The Guide to Learning and Study Skills

For Higher Education and at Work
Author: Sue Drew,Rosie Bingham
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780566092336
Category: Education
Page: 424
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Skills in learning and studying are vital to ensure success in higher education study, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, in university, college or in the workplace. Skills are needed in reflection, analysis, communication and recording information to produce good work, to engage effectively in a group, to carry out a project or perform well in exams; personal skills are needed to handle time and pressure and to relate to others on a course or in the workplace. This new guide builds on the hugely successful materials the authors have developed over the last 15 years. Along with highly practical guidance on traditional learning skills, The Guide to Learning and Study Skills provides guidance for students on learning in a blended environment, the increased use of personal and professional development planning, continuing professional development and work-based learning.

Studying for your Future Employability

A business student’s guide
Author: Sheila Tyler
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317564022
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 396
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How employable will you be when you graduate from your business and management degree? How can you ensure that your time as a student is spent developing skills essential to the business world? Will you be poised to take on the job market with confidence and land your dream job? This study guide bridges the gap between your degree and your future career by connecting your study skills to the professional ones you’ll need. Designed to be a companion throughout your degree, this easy-to-use reference work simultaneously develops your employability whilst also helping you to succeed at university. Throughout your studies it will keep you focused on your future career by: teaching ‘bridging skills’ that enable you to apply your learning to professional practice showing how study skills such as diagnostics, planning and management, critical reading and knowledge transformation are used in the workplace demonstrating why ‘thinking skills’ such as critical thinking and reflection, developing arguments, problem solving, decision making, creative thinking and ethical thinking are vital to employers helping you to understand, early in your degree, what employers are looking for so that you can develop ‘career readiness’ as you study and gain work experience guiding you in developing a unique, evidence-based CV and using self-knowledge to make the right career choice. Studying for your Future Employability provides a range of scenarios and activities to demonstrate the links between study skills and professional skills, along with techniques familiar in the workplace. With IT skills embedded throughout, this is the perfect study skills textbook to accompany business and management students who want to make their time in education count.

How to study effectively

a guide to students in developing and improving habits of studying and learning
Author: Frank Winthrop Parr
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 233
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Student Notebook and Study Guide to Accompany The Human Body

Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology
Author: Bruce Wingerd,Patty Bostwick Taylor
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1609138694
Category: Medical
Page: 416
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This Student Notebook and Study Guide, the ideal companion to Bruce Wingerd's The Human Body, reinvents the traditional study guide by giving students a tool to help grasp information in class and reinforce learning outside of class. Too often, students struggle to both learn the concepts presented and simultaneously record crucial information. The Student Notebook and Study Guide provides a structure for recording in-class material that parallels the text’s concept presentation, and includes supplemental questions and activities for assignment outside of the classroom. A complete answer guide for both the in-class and out-of-class materials is available online.

Development Across the Life Span Study Guide


Author: John A. Ward,Robert S. Feldman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131925410
Category: Psychology
Page: 266
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This student study guide helps students master the core concepts presented in each chapter. Each chapter includes learning objective, a brief chapter Summary, a preview outline of the text chapter, and three different practice tests.

A Study Guide for Psychologists and Their Theories for Students: MARY SALTER AINSWORTH


Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410333248
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 15
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Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science, and history, this concise study guide is a one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them. Consistently formatted entries typically cover the following: biographical sketch and personal data, theory outline, analysis of psychologist's place in history, summary of critical response to the theory, the theory in action, and more.

Teaching, Learning and Study Skills

A Guide for Tutors
Author: Tom Burns,Sandra Sinfield
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446223973
Category: Education
Page: 288
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'This is an essential guide for anyone aspiring to teach in Higher Education in the UK. Not just because it is packed with practical tips and even lecture notes but crucially because it explains the nature of university teaching in the wake of the 'widening participation' agenda... In summary this book is well worth reading' - Educate Journal This is a book for tutors, lecturers and teachers in further and higher education, who need to teach their students how to study, learn and communicate effectively. Based around the same techniques and contents as Tom and Sandra's book Essential Study Skills, which is itself based on many years experience of teaching and mentoring students in higher education, this book is intended to work with traditional and non-traditional students. The material will be suitable for institutions concerned with widening participation; with student retention; with quality enhancement; with equal opportunities and with professional and staff development. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

English Grammar for Students of German

The Study Guide for Those Learning German
Author: Cecile Zorach,Charlotte Melin,Elizabeth A. Kautz
Publisher: The Olivia and Hill Press
ISBN: 0934034389
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 178
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Fifth edition of this popular self-study guide for students of German. Each chapter covers a grammar point: i.e., a part of speech (noun, verb, pronoun), a word's function in a sentence (ex. subject, direct object, indirect object), a grammatical term (tense, conjugation, declension, gender). Each chapter is divided into two sections. 1. In English: grammar is explained as it relates to English, anticipating concepts necessary for German. 2. In German: grammar is explained as it relates to German, with examples and explanations of the rules applied. Points out similarities, differences, and alerts students to pitfalls. Study Tips: how to learn vocabulary, memorize verb conjugations.... Downloads available: 1. Review booklet with Answer key 2. Correlations to popular 1st year college German textbooks indicating the pages to be read in preparation for each lesson. Part of the O&H Study Guide series for students of foreign languages. Experience has shown that students using the O&H German Study Guide improve their performance in German grammar thanks to a better understanding of English grammar. Teachers can devote more class time to developing communicative skills.

The American Indian and Alaska Native Student's Guide to College Success


Author: D. Michael Pavel,Ella Inglebret
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313329586
Category: Education
Page: 239
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A guide to college success for Native American students discusses financial aid, homesickness, academic preparation, and choosing a college, and profiles successful Native American college graduates.

The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology


Author: Thomas M Heffernan
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317909860
Category: Psychology
Page: 224
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Studying a degree course in psychology, even if you’ve taken the subject before university, requires a whole range of new skills and knowledge. And the 4th edition of this best-selling guide is an invaluable companion. It can not only help you to get a good final degree, but will also support you in making informed choices towards either a career or further study. Updated to include the latest developments in the field, the new edition provides practical and helpful guidance on everything a psychology student encounters throughout their degree, including: Writing essays and research reports, including how to get your referencing right. Guidelines for researching ethically using humans or animals An overview of research methods and statistics, including qualitative methods Tips on how to approach and pass your exams Advice on becoming a graduate, including preparing your CV and making the most of your degree Featuring advice to help you every step of the way, the book also includes a library of weblinks to provide further resources to support your studies. This is an essential book for any psychology student wishing to make the most of their degree course.

Education Studies

A Student's Guide
Author: Stephen Ward
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415321198
Category: Education
Page: 222
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Education Studies: A Student's Guide has been written to give you the bigger picture about education. This innovative and exciting book opens up a range of educational topics and issues that will broaden your perception of education today.

Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6 Study Guide

Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Praxis II Plt 5622 Exam
Author: Praxis 5622 Exam Prep Team,Cirrus Test Prep
Publisher: Cirrus Test Prep
ISBN: 9781635300147
Category: Education
Page: 238
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Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6 Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Praxis II PLT 5622 Exam will provide you with a detailed overview of the Praxis 5622, so you know exactly what to expect on test day. We'll take you through all the concepts covered on the test and give you the opportunity to test your knowledge with practice questions. Even if it's been a while since you last took a major test, don't worry; we'll make sure you're more than ready! Cirrus Test Prep's Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6 Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Praxis II PLT 5622 Exam includes: A comprehensive REVIEW of: Students as Learners Student Development and the Learning Process Students as Diverse Learners Student Motivation and Learning Environment Terms The Instructional Process Planning Instruction Instructional Strategies Questioning Techniques Communication Techniques Terms Assessment Assessment and Evaluation Strategies National, State, and District Standardized Assessments Terms Professional Development, Leadership, and Community Professional Development Practices and Resources Implications of Research, Views, Ideas, and Debates Reflective Practices The Teacher's Role in the Community The Teacher as Collaborator Implications of Legislation and Court Decisions Terms ...as well as TWO FULL Praxis II PLT 5622 Exam practice tests.

Study!

A Guide to Effective Learning, Revision and Examination Techniques
Author: Robert Barrass
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134491018
Category: Education
Page: 232
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Whether entering higher education straight from school, or returning to study later in life, students need to develop effective study skills to get the most out of a course. Whatever the subject, this book will help to achieve the aims of the student by offering practical advice and useful techniques for successful study. These skills are not always taught as part of courses because of time restriction, but with an increased performance emphasis for lecturers they are vital to the success of the course. In addition to this with more and more people returning to education and undergoing Continuing Professional Development the audience for this book is growing rapidly. The book covers three main areas: * accepting responsibility for learning: personal well-being, avoiding stress and organising time * student centred learning: developing the ability to learn and communicate through thinking, listening, observing, writing and talking * revision and examination techniques: approaching examinations with confidence. With additional help of choosing the right course and a new section on computer skills, Study! will be a valuable addition to the bookshelf of any student.

Ftce Professional Education Test Study Guide

Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Ftce (083) Exam
Author: Ftce Professional Exam Prep Team,Cirrus Test Prep
Publisher: Cirrus Test Prep
ISBN: 9781635300253
Category: Education
Page: 284
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FTCE Professional Education Test Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the FTCE (083) Exam will provide you with a detailed overview of the FTCE Professional Education Exam, so you know exactly what to expect on test day. We'll take you through all the concepts covered on the test and give you the opportunity to test your knowledge with practice questions. Even if it's been a while since you last took a major test, don't worry; we'll make sure you're more than ready! Cirrus Test Prep's FTCE Professional Education Test Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the FTCE (083) Exam (160) Exam includes: A comprehensive REVIEW of: Students as Learners Student Development and the Learning Process Students as Diverse Learners Student Motivation and Learning Environment Terms The Instructional Process Planning Instruction Instructional Strategies Questioning Techniques Communication Techniques Terms Assessment Assessment and Evaluation Strategies National, State, and District Standardized Assessments Terms Professional Development, Leadership, and Community Professional Development Practices and Resources Implications of Research, Views, Ideas, and Debates Reflective Practices The Teacher's Role in the Community The Teacher as Collaborator Implications of Legislation and Court Decisions Terms ...as well as TWO FULL FTCE Professional Education Test Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the FTCE (083) Exam practice tests.