Good Study : 9780733988455

Good Study

Burdess, Neil
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780733988455
ISBN 10
 
0733988458
Published
 
15/02/2007
Published by
 
Pearson Custom Books
Pages
 
172
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$58.99
 
 
 
Description

With its clear structure and practical approach, Good Study provides the ideal guide to help students through their demanding first year of study. Its basic aim is to give them the maximum information in the minimum time so they can concentrate on using the advice whilst studying.

Good Study is the complete revision of the best-selling Handbook of Student Skills and is written by a lecturer with many years of first- year university teaching.

Table of contents
1. Getting organised
2. Lectures
3. Tutorials
4. Making presentations
5. Exams
6. Books
7. Journal articles
8. Government reports
9. Web resources
10. Academic writing practices
11. General writing
12. Essays
13. Business reports
14. Numbers
15. Tables
16. Illustrations
Reference list
Index
Features & benefits

The text provides valuable information on the following important areas of university study:

  • Attending classes and doing exams -practical advice on how to get the most from lectures and tutorials, and how to be successful in exams
  • Retrieving information- tips on how to quickly find the right books, journal articles, government reports and World Wide Web pages
  • Writing – a comprehensive guide to writing at university, with detailed advice about essays and business reports
  • Using tables, graphs and other images- information on how to prepare your own and get the most from other people’s