The Undergraduate Research Handbook

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Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364977

Category: Education

Page: 288

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This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

Dissertations and Project Reports

A Step by Step Guide

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Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137364270

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Faced with your dissertation or major project and need some help getting started? Thinking about how your final project will affect your overall grades? Then read on. Tapping into her tried and tested formula for learning, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, Stella Cottrell, takes you step-by-step through the key stages of planning, developing, researching and writing up your dissertation or project report. Whether you are an undergraduate or a postgraduate, this guide: - Offers comprehensive coverage of the major components essential to producing strong dissertations and project reports - Gives unique emphasis to the importance of project management skills - Gets you involved through interactive activities, checklists and engaging student examples Most importantly, it offers the support you need at every stage and will help ensure that the creation of your academic masterpiece is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Getting to Grips with Doctoral Research

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Author: Margaret Walshaw

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230369545

Category: Education

Page: 208

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'I would definitely recommend this book to students who are accepted into PhD programmes. As I was reading it, I kept thinking about my own experience as a doctoral student - and how spot on the book is!' - Professor Kristen Williams, Clark University, USA Confused about your doctoral studies? Not sure what's required but feel unable to ask? This book is for you! Addressing common concerns about processes, conventions and expectations, it helps current and prospective PhD students to avoid needless mistakes which can be costly in terms of time, money and research quality. Getting to Grips with Doctoral Research: • provides greater understanding of the doctoral process and the requirements for success • recognises the challenges facing students and offers practical solutions • uses real-life student examples, case studies and activities to bring the doctoral journey to life • is informed by the author's research into doctoral engagement among students • will be particularly relevant for those studying social science subjects An easy, accessible, and engaging read, the book will demystify the doctoral process and equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to complete your doctorate successfully.

Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

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Author: Charmaine McKissock

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137415258

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties. New to this edition is a fully updated section on First Aid, and brand new content on making posters and presentations

The Study Skills Handbook

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Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137289260

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 6297

THE ORIGINAL AND BEST – BY THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR If you are serious about succeeding with your studies, The Study Skills Handbook is for you! Stella Cottrell has helped hundreds of thousands of students to make learning easier, faster and more enjoyable. Recognising that we all have our own unique formula for success, her tried and trusted approach allows you to find the key to unlock your potential and develop the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. This fully revised fourth edition features: • Chapters on all the core study skills – including research, critical thinking, MA26 writing, revision, team work and more • E-learning coverage throughout • Illustrations and a strong visual design – acting as memory joggers, reinforcing learning and making the book more accessible, fun and engaging • Lots of new material including brand new chapters on student success and time management No matter whether you have just left school or MA26, whether you are a mature, part-time or international student, The Study Skills Handbook is your passport to success.

Planning Your Postgraduate Research

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Author: Margaret Walshaw

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137427353

Category: Education

Page: 144

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This book provides researchers with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully accomplish milestones during the early stages of research activity. Specifically, it assists researchers in developing a skill set that includes developing a research question, writing the literature review, choosing a methodology, and creating a research proposal.

The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance

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Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013567

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

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Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives

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Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 351

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Whether you are a first-time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book helps you to get the most from studying and shows you how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence, podcasts and simulation. It also emphasises clinical nursing and midwifery practice by relating skills to climical placements and employment.