Subject Studies Products

  • Film: The Essential Study Guide

    Edited by Ruth Doughty, Deborah Shaw

    Providing a key resource to new students, Film: The Essential Study Guide introduces all the skills needed to succeed on a film studies course. This succinct, accessible guide covers key topics such as: Using the library Online research and resources Viewing skills How to watch and study…

    Paperback – 2008-10-30

  • Passing Your Weak Subjects

    You are much better than you think!

    By Richard Palmer

    Do you have a weak subject you just have to pass? Ideal for students of any subject, this highly accessible and practical study guide gives you quick and easy strategies to help you make decisive progress in the subjects you find difficult or uninteresting, leaving you free to concentrate on the…

    Paperback – 2008-06-20

  • Studying Creatively

    A Creativity Toolkit to Get Your Studies Out of a Rut

    By Brian Clegg

    Are you stuck in a rut? Short of inspiration? Looking for a study guide that’s a break from the norm? This innovative book will give you the tools and techniques you need to work a bit of creative magic into every aspect of your studying. Clegg’s easy-to-read, entertaining book will show you:…

    Paperback – 2007-06-28

  • Thinking from A to Z

    3rd Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    What is ‘humpty-dumptying’? Do ‘arguments from analogy’ ever stand up? How do I know when someone is using ‘weasel words’? What’s the difference between a ‘red herring’ and a ‘straw man’? This superb book, now in its third edition, will help anyone who wants to argue well and think critically.…

    Paperback – 2007-06-27

  • Just Write

    An Easy-to-Use Guide to Writing at University

    By Bill Kirton, Kathleen M McMillan

    This is a basic, short guide that helps students make the transition to writing at college or university as simple as possible, providing them with the basic skills they need to write in an effective academic style. The authors draw on their own work to demystify the academic writing process that…

    Paperback – 2006-12-07

  • Punctuation Matters

    Advice on Punctuation for Scientific and Technical Writing, 4th Edition

    By John Kirkman

    Punctuation Matters gives straight answers to the queries raised most frequently by practitioners in computing, engineering, medicine and science as they grapple with day-to-day tasks in writing and editing. The advice it offers is based on John Kirkman’s long experience of providing courses on…

    Paperback – 2006-10-05

  • Studying Using the Web

    The Student's Guide to Using the Ultimate Information Resource

    By Brian Clegg

    Anyone can type a few keywords into a search engine. But that’s only the beginning. With Studying Using the Web you can find the right material, check its authenticity, transform it into your own original work and keep up-to-date on essential topics. The book is about how to find the right…

    Paperback – 2006-09-28

  • The Basics of Essay Writing

    By Nigel Warburton

    Essay writing is an essential skill for students at all academic levels and the ability to produce clear, well-argued essays is key to good coursework and the vast majority of written exams. This book offers the new or under-confident essay writer all the guidance and advice they need to…

    Hardback – 2006-03-30

  • Getting Straight 'A's

    A Student's Guide to Success

    By Richard Palmer

    Packed full of invaluable and practical advice, tips, quizzes and self-assessment exercises for fifteen to eighteen year olds, this guide, written with the keenest and most ambitious students in mind, will help you to maximise your academic potenitial and achieve the results you need.&…

    Paperback – 2005-08-25

  • Students Must Write

    A Guide to Better Writing in Coursework and Examinations, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Barrass

    The third edition of this well-respected guide will help students of all subjects to write more clearly and more effectively, with valuable advice on how to: make good notes find information, cite sources and list references write better coursework assignments achieve higher grades…

    Paperback – 2005-07-21

  • Success with Languages

    By Stella Hurd, Linda Murphy

    Success with Languages is designed to help all students develop the skills they need to become an effective language learner and to make the most of language study. Written by experienced language teachers at the Open University, this book offers undergraduates and postgraduates crucial and…

    Paperback – 2005-07-14

  • Good Style

    Writing for Science and Technology, 2nd Edition

    By John Kirkman

    Good Style explains the tactics that can be used to write technical material in a coherent, readable style. It discusses in detail the choices of vocabulary, phrasing and sentence structure and each piece of advice is based on evidence of the styles prefered by technical readers and …

    Paperback – 2005-03-10

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