Developing your learning skills is one of the best investments you can make. We all need to be lifelong learners now. Whether you are an experienced student or just starting out this book will stimulate, guide and support you. It will make you think about yourself and how your mind learns. And it will change forever the way that you study. Topics include: - motivating yourself and managing your time - taking full advantage of your computer - reading with concentration and understanding - developing flexible note-taking strategies - getting the most from seminars and workshops - making presentations - researching online - handling numbers and charts with confidence - writing clear, well argued assignments - doing yourself justice in exams.
Table of Contents
CONTENTSPART 1 STUDYING INTELLIGENTLY Chapter 1 Investing in yourself Chapter 2 Taking control of your studies Chapter 3 Using a computer to study Chapter 4 Understanding how you learn PART2 THE ESSENTIAL SKILLS Chapter 5 Reading Chapter 6 Making notes Chapter 7 Learning through talk Chapter 8 Working with numbers and charts Chapter 9 Researching online Chapter 10 Writing the way 'they' want Chapter 11 Managing the writing process Chapter 12 Preparing for examinations