Essential guide to British universities that gives you all the information you need to make the crucial decisions on what to study, where to study, and how much it might cost. Objective and authoritative, it is the best-selling guide to making the right university choice for you.
An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching.
A companion for writing for higher education in all disciplines, making it easy for students to keep all of the guidelines and best practices to hand. This latest edition emphasises step-by-step how-to instruction that helps students apply writing, research, and citation advice in practical, transferable ways.
A clear, user-friendly, and inspiring guide to developing essential critical thinking skills in all undergraduate degree subjects, with unique practitioner and student interviews to help students appreciate how vital critical thinking is in an academic, professional, and personal context.
Zoom fatigue? Calendar full of meetings that could just be an email? Online and offline, too much valuable time is wasted in meetings. Often little advance planning takes place, resulting in productivity drains rather than productivity gains.
Mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards and filled with practical activities and case studies, this book develops the critical thinking and writing skills required of nursing students to succeed in their studies and practice.
What you want to eat, what you can actually make?In this book, the author offers hundreds of tried-and-tested ideas to cook with the minimal utensils, no fancy gadgets and affordable ingredients. It includes kitchen kit, starter store cupboard shopping list, her smart meal maths and simple menu plans for one, two, four or more.
A practical guide allowing mature students to build on their strengths and overcome challenges. Includes worked examples, exercises and space for recording strategies and successes. Covers areas such as lectures, seminars, reading and note-taking, presentations, writing, exams, time management, finance and careers.
Available for the first time in simplified Chinese, The Study Skills Handbook helps you to develop the skills you need for higher level study, to obtain a good degree and plan for your future career. An international bestseller, the book is ideal for Chinese-speaking students embarking on a course at an English-speaking institution.
This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.
We all have the ability to think conceptually and creatively, but for many of us this potential lies untapped. Smart Thinking will teach you how to generate your own original ideas, create new concepts, assess risk, solve problems and make balanced decisions. Above all, this book will show you how to truly think for yourself.
This book has established itself as one of the most popular introductory student guides in the field. The fourth edition has been updated throughout, with a brand new chapter on critics and contexts in essay writing. It shows the reader how to approach literature, featuring chapters on themes, characters, structure, style, irony and analysis.
Writing for Science Students is a practical guide to the techniques you need for accurate, clear and effective writing. This book takes you through each stage of the process, from understanding the requirements of your assignment and planning your research, right through to reading, structuring your writing and editing.
To write successfully in business - both at university and in the workplace - you need to communicate your ideas clearly and correctly; imprecise or incorrect word use will lessen the clarity and credibility of your work. This book gives you an accessible `way in' to the words and phrases you will need to use in essays, case studies and reports.
Are you studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English? If so, this is the book for you. It's full of examples, ideas, activities and good advice to help you improve your English and make the most of your university experience, whether you are abroad or taking university classes in English at home.
- There are a host of useful illustrations, diagrams, checklists, exercises and real student stories to help you get the most from the book.- It's easy to find your way around the chapters so you can pick the bits that are most relevant for you.
Studying Law introduces students to the fundamental legal skills that they will need to successfully study the subject, such as case analysis, legislative interpretation, problem solving and essay writing, and to the core Law subjects themselves and the distinctions between them.
This concise, handy guide demystifies academic writing, providing students with real insight into writing well at university. Direct and practical advice allows students to gain the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study. Well-presented, featuring lively illustrations.
A guide to university life written by two current students at Cardiff University, encompassing study, the social scene and accommodation. They cover issues from the chaos of Fresher's week and difficult landlords, to sex and social life, the stress of finals and beyond.
This excellent new edition of The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism will continue to demystify the referencing process and provide essential guidance on making sure you are not committing plagiarism.
Providing guidance to help students shape their theses, this book offers advice and practical tips and techniques. With useful summaries and checklists to help students to stay on track or regain their way, it introduces practical writing techniques such as free writing, generative writing and binge writing.
Provides an understanding of the term 'research student' to embrace all postgraduate students undertaking research, whether for traditional PhDs and MPhils or within programmes such as professional doctorates, 'taught' masters degrees, diplomas and certificates.
What is personality and how is it measured? Why are personality questionnaires used and what do employers do with the results? This guide helps readers to understand the questionnaires and explains some of the tricks of the psychologist's trade.
Explains how to read, interpret and write about the world around us in a critical and informed way. This book answers the needs of students of composition, rhetoric, creative writing, stylistics or literature. It teaches the reader how to perform semiotic analysis, and formulates a logical set of instructions on how to write it up.
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.
Get a head start on the academic year with this handy planner. Helping you get your study and research on track, manage your time and beat your assignment deadlines, you'll be ready to meet every challenge.