Science Study Skills

Science Study Skills
  • Author : Sue Robbins
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 96
  • Relase : 2019-02-02
  • ISBN : 9781137014016

Science Study Skills Book Review:

This handy guide helps science students to develop essential skills for success in their discipline. Featuring top tips, memorable illustrations and real scientific examples, it shows them how to record their observations accurately, interpret their results accurately and develop good time management skills and study habits. It also contains practical guidance on tackling different types of assignments, responding to feedback and preparing for exams. This is an invaluable resource for science students on both further and higher education courses.

Study Skills for Science, Engineering and Technology Students

Study Skills for Science, Engineering and Technology Students
  • Author : Pat Maier,Anna Barney,Geraldine Price
  • Publisher : Pearson UK
  • Pages : 440
  • Relase : 2013-11-26
  • ISBN : 9780273749752

Study Skills for Science, Engineering and Technology Students Book Review:

An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that Science, Engineering or Technology students get the most out of their course. Study Skills for Science, Engineering & Technology Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students

Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students
  • Author : Pauline E Kneale
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2013-08-15
  • ISBN : 9781444149616

Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students Book Review:

There are moments in everyone's degree when you are expected to do something unfamiliar and daunting - present a seminar, go on a fieldtrip, create a wiki page, lead a lab team - and how to do it or what to expect is unclear. Studying at university requires a different approach from studying at school and this book explains this transition. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts, real-life examples and careers advice, this book will prove invaluable throughout your geography, earth science or environmental science degree. Designed for all geography, earth science and environmental science students, this book provides guidance on: time management and effective research constructing essays and creating arguments giving presentations confidently undertaking fieldwork and laboratory work avoiding plagiarism and citing references correctly using e-technologies such as blogs and your university's VLE online assessment and peer feedback. This guide also explains the role of the academic and how it differs from that of a school teacher, and prepares you for the world of work by showing how the skills you learn at university today can be used in your career choice of tomorrow.

Studying for Science

Studying for Science
  • Author : E.B. White
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2006-05-23
  • ISBN : 9781135833992

Studying for Science Book Review:

This is a user-friendly guide for the science student to the location and use of the various forms of scientific information, methods of study and revision, essay and report writing, practicals and project presentation. The changes in requirements of science syllabuses mean that more emphasis is now placed on the student-centered learning; the topics covered in this study guide reflect those needs.

Essential Study Skills for Science Students

Essential Study Skills for Science Students
  • Author : Daniel D. Chiras
  • Publisher : Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
  • Pages : 52
  • Relase : 2000
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105133417878

Essential Study Skills for Science Students Book Review:

Written specifically for science students, this book discusses how to develop good study habits, sharpen memory, learn more quickly, get the most out of lectures, prepare for tests, produce excellent term papers, and improve critical-thinking skills. A sold supplement to students, this book can also be bundled with texts as a cost-saving Smart-Pak. Ask your Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning representative about how to order this for your students!

Writing for Science Students

Writing for Science Students
  • Author : Jennifer Boyle,Scott Ramsay
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 212
  • Relase : 2017-04-06
  • ISBN : 9781350315617

Writing for Science Students Book Review:

Catering to the specific needs of science students, this award-winning guide will equip students of all scientific disciplines with the skills they need to communicate effectively in written assignments. The book guides students through each of the key stages involved in producing a piece of scientific writing. It begins by developing students' understanding of the different types of scientific writing, including lab reports, essays and abstracts. Students are then taken through the writing process, from the initial stages of interpreting the question and conducting research through to writing a draft and responding to feedback. This is an essential resource for all science students who are required to produce lab reports, extended essays, dissertations and other written assignments as part of their course. It is also ideal for international students who are new to academic study in the UK. Winner of the 2018 Academic Book Trade 'Book of the Year Award'.

Make It Stick

Make It Stick
  • Author : Peter C. Brown,Henry L. Roediger (III),Mark A. McDaniel
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Pages : 313
  • Relase : 2014-04-14
  • ISBN : 9780674729018

Make It Stick Book Review:

Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding additional layers of information in new material can enhance learning.

Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition

Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition
  • Author : Pauline E Kneale
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 300
  • Relase : 2014-04-23
  • ISBN : 9781134641901

Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition Book Review:

There are moments in nearly everyone's degree when one has to do something - lead a seminar, go on a fieldtrip, cite references, think through arguments - but how to do it or what to expect is unclear. Studying at university requires a slightly different approach to studying at school and if you are uncertain about what is required, this is the book for you. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts and examples, this book is designed to help you throughout your degree. Designed for all geography students, this guide delves into coping with conflicting time commitments, constructing essays, presentations with posters and in class, managing different styles of assessment, dissertations, tutorial activities, discussion and debate, and much, much more. Updated and revised throughout, this new edition contains a new chapter on Careers and CVs, showing how geography can help you develop skills of use to future employers.

Study Skills for Sports Studies

Study Skills for Sports Studies
  • Author : Tara Magdalinski
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2013-06-03
  • ISBN : 9781136289125

Study Skills for Sports Studies Book Review:

Starting university can be a daunting prospect, as students come to grips with new ways of working, learning and thinking. Studying sport at university poses particular challenges, with students often engaged in playing or coaching sport alongside their studies and having unconventional working patterns. Study Skills for Sport Studies is the only complete guide to degree-level study to be written specifically for students on sport-related courses, outlining the core academic competencies needed to succeed at university. The textbook offers tips and techniques for all aspects of higher education, including time management, critical thinking, academic research and writing, e-learning, presentations, group work and exams. The practical processes are supported by sports-related examples, and each chapter ends with useful exercises to test your skills as well as reflect on your prior learning experiences. Designed as either a self-paced text or a companion to an introductory class, Study Skills for Sports Studies demystifies the academic skills needed to succeed and helps you make the most of your time at university.

Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students

Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students
  • Author : Pauline E. Kneale
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 334
  • Relase : 2019-03-26
  • ISBN : 9781351026444

Study Skills for Geography, Earth and Environmental Science Students Book Review:

This guide will help you to survive and thrive during your degree and on into the workplace. Everything you do at university can be useful in your career. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts, real-life examples and careers advice, the new expanded fourth edition of this book is an invaluable resource throughout your geography, earth science or environmental science studies. This book provides guidance for successful study on many topics including: Starting as a student Being an effective researcher Presenting information effectively in posters, presentations, essays and reports Time management, well-being and ethics Field and laboratory work Assessment and feedback Written in an accessible style, this guide also explains the role of the academic, and how it differs from that of a school teacher. It prepares you for the world of work by showing how the skills you learn at university today can be used in your career choice of tomorrow.

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students
  • Author : Pat Maier,Geraldine Price,Michelle Cowen
  • Publisher : Pearson UK
  • Pages : 440
  • Relase : 2013-11-26
  • ISBN : 9780273749783

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students Book Review:

An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that students get the most out of their Nursing or Healthcare course.. Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

A Mind for Numbers

A Mind for Numbers
  • Author : Barbara A. Oakley
  • Publisher : TarcherPerigree
  • Pages : 316
  • Relase : 2014
  • ISBN : 9780399165245

A Mind for Numbers Book Review:

An engineering professor who started out doing poorly in mathematical and technical subjects in school offers tools, tips and techniques to learning the creative and analytical thought processes that will lead to achievement in math and science. Original.

Teaching Language and Study Skills in Secondary Science

Teaching Language and Study Skills in Secondary Science
  • Author : Lesley Bulman
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Pages : 226
  • Relase : 1985
  • ISBN : UOM:39015010931577

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Essential Study Skills for Nursing

Essential Study Skills for Nursing
  • Author : Christine Ely,Ian Scott
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 228
  • Relase : 2007
  • ISBN : 9780723433712

Essential Study Skills for Nursing Book Review:

Study skills are essential to nursing and the aim of this book is to provide you with an easy-to-use guide that will help you to develop the study skills necessary to your academic and professional life.

Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences

Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences
  • Author : Tina Overton,Stuart Johnson,Jon Scott
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2015
  • ISBN : 9780198708698

Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences Book Review:

Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences has been carefully designed to help students transition seamlessly from school to university, make the most of their education, and ultimately use their degree to enhance their employability.The accessible and friendly writing style helps to engage students with the subject while frequent chemical examples highlight the relevance of the skills being learned. A comprehensive range of skills are coveredâe"from making the most of practicals, lectures and group work, through to writing and presentation skills, and effective revision for exams. An expanded chapter on employability offers invaluable advice for getting a job in today's competitive market.The friendly, conversational writing style makes the text ideal for beginning undergraduate studentsA broad range of skills are covered, from writing and presentation skills, to working in groups and revising for examsFrequent examples drawn from chemistry highlight the relevance of the skills being learnedThe experienced author team is headed up by a leading expert in chemical educationNew to this editionThe final chapter Making Yourself Employable has been significantly expanded to include new topics such as year in industry placements, CV and cover letter writing, and interviewsMore information on working in groups has been added to further help students develop this essential skill

Skills for Exam Success Science

Skills for Exam Success Science
  • Author : Joelene Kearney
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 200
  • Relase : 2021-01-25
  • ISBN : 0717190722

Skills for Exam Success Science Book Review:

Skills for Exam Success Science is carefully compiled using all available information on the examination, and teaches students how to study for the exam and perfect exam technique and skills. Comprehensive examination guide and practice book for Junior Cycle Science Each chapter supports the revision of topics through a variety of questions, including exam-style questions and questions that link topics between strands Clear Learning Outcome mapping highlights the topics covered Students are prompted to complete innovative mind maps, which will be invaluable study aids Tips and reminders help students maximise marks and give them the confidence to attempt questions on unfamiliar investigations, comprehensions and practical applications Specific chapter on calculations provides focused revision of these important numeracy skills Guide to the exam includes practical advice and an exam dictionary to help all students access challenging terminology Skills for Exam Success Science comes with a FREE eBook! See the inside front cover for details. Gill Education eBooks are accessible both online and offline

HM Science Study Skills Program

HM Science Study Skills Program
  • Author : Carol Wilson,Gary Krasnow
  • Publisher : National Association of Secondary School Principals(NASSP)
  • Pages : 196
  • Relase : 1983
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924002112641

HM Science Study Skills Program Book Review:

This program includes 14 activity-oriented units which integrate instruction in science study skills with hands-on learning about energy and appropriate technology. The program is suitable for use in a wide range of science curricula in grades 7 to 10. Units focus on such topics as the meaning of the word "appropriate," what makes technology appropriate, non-renewable and renewable energy, technology and the environment, using energy efficiently, life cycle costing, the solar greenhouse, storing energy, conserving energy, and solar and wind collectors. The final unit is a class project which permits students to use many of the skills they have learned. These skills include listening, building science vocabulary, reading for meaning, taking effective notes, making judgments, interpreting charts and graphs, problem solving, test taking, using scientific measuring tools, applying laws, working with the metric system, working in scientific notation, and developing and testing hypotheses. This teacher's guide (which includes facsimiles of all pages in the student text) includes instructional strategies and practical suggestions for both the experienced and inexperienced teacher. (JN)

The Study Skills Handbook

The Study Skills Handbook
  • Author : Stella Cottrell
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 432
  • Relase : 2019-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781137610898

The Study Skills Handbook Book Review:

This is the ultimate guide to study skills, written by million copy bestselling author Stella Cottrell. Her tried and tested approach, based on over 20 years' experience of working with students, has helped over a million students to achieve their potential. When it comes to studying, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This engaging and accessible guide shows students how to tailor their learning to their individual needs in order to boost their grades, build their confidence and increase their employability. Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed. This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students. It prepares students for what to expect before, during and after their studies at university. New to this Edition: - Additional material on writing skills, including proofreading, editing and writing for different assignments - New chapters on managing stress and student wellbeing at university, learning in diverse and international contexts and writing essays - More emphasis on reflective learning - Extended guidance on how to balance study with work - More use of visuals to summarise key learning points

Study Skills for Criminology

Study Skills for Criminology
  • Author : John Harrison,Mark Simpson,Olwen Harrison,Emma Martin
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Pages : 208
  • Relase : 2011-12-16
  • ISBN : 9781446281130

Study Skills for Criminology Book Review:

The new edition of this best-selling study skills book provides a practical guide for success for individuals at every level of their criminology and criminal justice degree. The new edition of this best-selling study skills book is a practical guide to success for individuals at every level of their criminology and criminal justice degree. Fully revised to reflect changes in the curriculum, the book continues to provide students with practical and relevant information for their degree, including topics on choosing modules, sourcing and researching, applying theory to practice, writing essays, presentation skills, revision, taking exams and careers after your degree. New to the second edition: a chapter on plagiarism developments in virtual learning environments and e-resources expanded coverage of internet and e-learning skills advice on moving from A-level to university. Maintaining its student-friendly approach and useful pedagogy - tips, activities, glossary, key terms and issues - Study Skills for Criminology is an essential purchase for any student of criminology or criminal justice looking to excel in their degree. John Harrison, formerly of Teesside University Mark Simpson is Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Law at Teesside University. Olwen Harrison, formerly of Teesside University. Emma Martin is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Teesside University. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Essential Study Skills

Essential Study Skills
  • Author : Tom Burns,Sandra Sinfield
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 2016-03-07
  • ISBN : 9781473966048

Essential Study Skills Book Review:

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to do better at university? Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Stay cool and cope with stress Pass exams with flying colours Plan your career after graduation. Don't miss in this edition... Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills - ensuring success throughout your course Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need A companion website packed with toolkits and resources, to help you study smarter. ‘An outstanding book which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their ‘skills’ to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the ‘how to’ alongside the ‘what’ of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style.’ - Di Turgoose, Senior Lecturer, Member of the Association for Learning and Development in Higher Education SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!