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Writing at University 3ed

Paperback, 01/05/2008, £20.99
Writing at University offers guidance on how to develop the writing you have to do at university along with a greater understanding of what is involved in this complex activity.

Studying at a Distance: A guide for students 4ed

Paperback, 16/12/2015, £26.99
The essential guide for all students enrolled on a distance learning course wishing to get the most out of their experience of Higher Education.

Using Feedback to Boost Your Grades

Paperback, 30/08/2019, £6.99

Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide

Paperback, 16/08/2018, £20.99

Return to Study Handbook: Study Skills for Mature, Distance, and Workplace Learners

Paperback, 03/09/2019, £14.99
Master your lifelong learning and professional development with this essential guide to overcoming challenges, beating procrastination, and successfully managing your studies alongside work, family and other priorities.

Critical Thinking: The Basics

Paperback, 29/11/2016, £17.99

Study Skills: A Teaching Programme for Students in Schools and Colleges

Paperback, 23/08/2007, £30.99
A series of lesson plans making up a taught study skills course for secondary schools, sixth forms, FE colleges and Pupil Referral Units.

Student Mental Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A practical guide

Paperback, 18/09/2019, £26.99
This book offers pragmatic guidance to support academic and student services staff in both being proactive within their role to promote a positive approach to wellbeing, and understanding how to care appropriately for students who may not be flourishing in the university environment.

Getting a PhD in Law

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £24.99
This is a unique guide to obtaining the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of Law in the United Kingdom. It is readable and informative, drawing on interviews and case studies with PhD students, supervisors and examiners.

How to Write a Thesis

Paperback, 16/02/2017, £24.99

Study Skills for Part-time Students

Paperback, 12/03/2009, £17.99
An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study and organisational skills that will ensure any student studying a university course whilst continuing to work can get the most out of their course and improve their employability .

Study Skills for Science, Engineering and Technology Students

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £17.99
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.

Hyperfocus: How to Work Less to Achieve More

Paperback, 09/01/2020, £9.99
The life hack that you've been waiting for - to work less in order to increase your productivity.

Skills for Business and Management

Paperback, 06/05/2020, £17.99

Writing for Biomedical Sciences Students

Paperback, 22/02/2020, £14.99
This book will equip readers with all the skills needed to write convincing and polished assignments in biomedical sciences.

Simplify Your Study: Effective Strategies for Coursework and Exams

Paperback, 03/02/2020, £15.99
This innovative book provides clear and straight-forward strategies which help students to understand the conventions of academic assignments and what lecturers expect from their work.

Reading at University: Improve Your Focus and Make Better Notes

Paperback, 21/03/2020, £13.99
This concise and practical text will equip students with the effective reading strategies they need when preparing for their university assessments. It dispels assumptions often made about the nature of reading at university, and provides an overview of the culture of academic reading, note-making, and what markers expect.

Where's Your Evidence?

Paperback, 30/04/2020, £6.99
This engaging guide will equip students with the knowledge, skills and tools to find and evaluate academic information in a critical, informed and thoughtful way.

Reflective Writing for Nursing, Health and Social Work

Paperback, 29/04/2020, £15.99
This book takes students step-by-step through the process of planning and writing a reflective essay, beginning with crucial guidance on planning and structure. It introduces different reflective frameworks and shows readers how to structure a piece of writing according to a particular framework.

Stay Balanced - While You Study

Paperback, 03/09/2020, £5.99
A handy, pocket-sized guide that every student needs! This bright and uplifting book offers advice, practical tips, and useful exercises to safely navigate the unique pressures and opportunities that student life brings.

Stay Organised - While You Study

Paperback, 03/09/2020, £5.99
A handy, pocket-sized guide that every student needs! This bright and uplifting book offers advice, practical tips, and useful exercises to help you stay on top of things while navigating the unique pressures and opportunities that student life brings.

Doing Reflexivity: An Introduction

Paperback, 10/01/2017, £27.99
This book provides social science researchers with both a strong rationale for the importance of thinking reflexively and a practical guide to doing it. The first book to build on Pierre Bourdieu's reflexive work, it combines academic analysis with practical examples and case studies. The book will be of interest to researchers and students.

75 Tools for Creative Thinking: A Fun Card Deck for Creative Inspiration

01/07/2013, £19.99
A resourceful box for creative professionals and anyone who wishes to apply creative thinking to solving problems.

Think Like an Artist, Don't Act Like One

Paperback, 20/07/2020, £12.99
75 short lessons for everyday problems based on the history of Art. It is packed with inspiring and funny visuals.

Think Like an Engineer, Don't Act Like One

Paperback, 13/04/2020, £12.99

Creative Games in Groupwork

Paperback, 31/03/1997, £33.99
Suitable for scout and church leaders, as well as occupational therapists, activity organisers and social workers, this book contains ideas which include introduction mixing exercises, games using gentle movement, exuberant games, puzzles brain teasers, verbal games, and pen paper games.

Motivational Games and Activities for Groups: Exercises to Energise, Enthuse and Inspire

Paperback, 01/03/2015, £25.99
How can you encourage people to be motivated? How can you create that sense of yearning to achieve or reach a goal? How can you energise and inspire group members? The exercises and activities in this book helps you to motivate your team or the group with which you are working.

Perfect CV

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £7.99
Suitable for anyone who's applying for jobs, this book explains what recruiters are looking for, gives practical advice about how to show yourself in your best light, and provides real-life examples to help you improve your CV.

Student Guide to Mindfulness

Paperback, 25/09/2019, £14.99
For any student trying to find their place in the world, this grounded guide helps you navigate the new pressures of studies and life, so you can find balance and mental wellbeing.

Macmillan Student Planner 2020-21 : Academic Diary

Paperback, 01/05/2020, £9.99
Formerly published as The Palgrave Student Planner, it contains everything students need to organise their information and time effectively, including study skills advice, week-to-view diary pages, habit trackers, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages and much more.

Student Phrase Book: Vocabulary for Writing at University

Paperback, 16/01/2020, £15.99
The second edition of this concise phrase book is an essential tool for all students who want to communicate their ideas, arguments and evaluations clearly and precisely.

HEAP 2021: University Degree Course Offers

Paperback, 01/05/2020, £38.00
Fully revised and updated with new courses and admissions policies for 2021 entry, this is the only independent reference book listing the target offers and admissions details for degree subjects at all universities and colleges, offering a rich resource on every aspect of the application process.

Exam Skills Handbook: Achieving Peak Performance

Paperback, 22/02/2012, £17.99
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.

Release Your Inner Drive: Everything you need to know about how to get good at stuff

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £9.99
Release Your Inner Drive: Everything You Need to Know about How to Get Good at Stuff by Bradley Busch and Edward Watson is a book of infographics designed to show teenagers how they can excel at school and in life.

Brain Box: The Essential Guide to Success at school or college

Paperback, 09/06/2014, £9.99
The Brain Box is your indispensable guide not only to powering through the stress, hard work and brain-ache of school or college, but also to establishing good learning habits and self-motivation which will be invaluable throughout the next stage of your life, whether that be at university or in a career.

Studying for your Education Degree

Paperback, 16/04/2018, £14.99
An essential text for all those undertaking an education or teacher training degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies for success.

Mindfulness for Students

Paperback, 18/05/2018, £13.99
Using a unique combination of mindfulness-based techniques and study skills, this book shows students how to apply mindfulness to their studies and everyday life in simple, practical steps.

Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking and Communicating at University

Paperback, 08/09/2018, £14.99
This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university, packed with tips, diagnostic tools and tutorials to boost your grades.

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Paperback, 19/10/2018, £15.99

Writing for Engineers

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £18.99
This book is full of practical advice and useful examples to help students and engineers write clearly, accurately and impressively. This updated fourth edition features new material on technical notes, inspection reports and business cases, along with abstracts and summaries. It is an essential aid for today's engineers.

Success in Academic Writing 2ed

Paperback, 12/03/2018, £14.99
This concise and practical guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process, and covers core aspects of academic writing, from understanding the task and researching the topic through to composing a draft, editing copy and responding to feedback.

Criminology and Criminal Justice Companion

Paperback, 28/04/2017, £24.99
This companion offers a user-friendly and practical introduction to the various aspects of studying and researching Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Undergraduate Research Handbook 2ed

Paperback, 06/12/2018, £20.99
This is a comprehensive guide to planning and producing high-quality dissertations, written assignments and project reports at undergraduate level. It supports students of all disciplines through each stage of the research process, from drafting questions and reviewing the literature through to collecting data and presenting their work.

Writing for Law

Paperback, 30/06/2010, £23.99
This is an easy to use guide on how to complete the various types of assessment normally encountered in undergraduate law programmes. Encouraging students to apply the skills they have learnt, it covers a wide range of tasks including essay writing, giving presentations and moots, taking exams and completing dissertations.

Bullet Journal Method: Track Your Past, Order Your Present, Plan Your Future

Hardback, 23/10/2018, £16.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Transform your life using the Bullet Journal Method, the revolutionary organisational system and worldwide phenomenon. The Bullet Journal Method will undoubtedly transform your life, in more ways than you can imagine' Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning

Student Mindset: A 30-item toolkit for anyone learning anything

Paperback, 28/11/2018, £9.99
In The Student Mindset: A 30-item toolkit for anyone learning anything, Steve Oakes and Martin Griffin provide clear, effective and engaging tools designed to help students plan, organise and execute successful learning.

50 Ways to Boost Your Employability

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £6.99
This engaging book will inspire and motivate students to shape new habits which will boost their employability and prepare them for their next steps.

50 Ways to Succeed as an International Student

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £6.99
Spanning the whole international student journey, it will help students to recognise potential challenges, connect with other students and take action that will prepare them for life after their study abroad adventure.This is an ideal resource for any student who wants to make the most of their time studying overseas.
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