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Studying Part Time Without Stress




ISBN 9781865086460
Published December 31, 2001 by Routledge
216 Pages

 
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Book Description

If you're studying part time you're probably juggling study with work or family commitments or both. You need to make every minute count.

Studying Part Time Without Stress shows you how to make the most of your time from day one. It explains how you can identify your own learning style and take advantage of your strengths. It gives you the tools to develop the academic skills you need, and suggests short-cuts you can use every day.

With tips based on the experiences of the many students she has counselled, Teresa De Fazio explains how to:

* Choose the right course

* Maintain your motivation

* Avoid stress

* Use technology effectively

* Read efficiently

* Write essays, reports and theses

* Give presentations

* Do well in exams

Written for students taking courses at all levels at college and at university, Studying Part Time Without Stress will help you succeed in your study-without losing control of your life!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Choosing to study part time

2. Yourself as a learner and critical thinker

3. Organising your study time

4. Participating in classes

5. Reading and note-taking

6. Developing your writing skills

7. Essay writing

8. Report writing

9. Referencing

10. Exams

11. Research projects and theses

12. Using technology

13. Appendices

Glossary

References

Index

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Biography

Teresa De Fazio teaches at the Centre for Educational Development and Support at Victoria University. She is the author of Studying in Australia and wrote this book while teaching, doing research for her doctoral thesis and looking after a young family.