Successful Study is an essential guide for students embarking upon an education related Foundation Degree without previous study experience.
The world of study at university can be a daunting and bewildering place for new students unfamiliar with the academic processes such as writing essays and presenting portfolios. This book offers clear and straight-forward explanations of how to prepare for study, how to work at higher education level and how to tackle assignments.
Covering all aspects of educational study, and based on the experiences of real education professionals, this new edition has been fully updated to include:
With case studies, tasks and opportunities for reflection, this accessible book has been specifically designed for those on Teaching Assistant, Early Years or related Foundation Degrees and will be an essential resource for those wanting to find the answers to study questions quickly and easily.
1. Starting Stude: Getting organised - starting with you! 2. Reading for Stude 3. Note Taking 4. Writing Academically 5. Planning and Writing Essay-Type Assignments: Why write essays and assignments? 6. Further Writing: Reports and Case Studies 7. Portfolios and other Assignments 8. Challenges: Examinations and searching for resources 9. Reflection, Reassurance and Relaxation! Reflecting upon learning an practice.