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Doing Qualitative research:Circles within circles

Paperback, 03/04/1991, £35.99
This is designed for those learning qualitative research and those more advanced in the field. It focuses on understanding both the cognitive processes of qualitative research and the affective "feel" engendered.

Emotional Intelligence and Enterprise Handbook

Paperback, 10/06/2008, £27.99
Designed for secondary teachers to help and support delivery of key areas of the UK curriculum, namely work related learning, the Every Child Matters agenda, social and emotional competencies, and enterprise, this book offers insights and useful information, as well as practical and proven tools and techniques for students.

Transferable Academic Skills Kit Boxed Set (12 Modules)

Paperback, 22/12/2006, £55.00
A modular academic skills course developed in collaboration with the University of Reading.

Transferable Academic Skills Kit Teacher's Book

Paperback, 30/07/2007, £16.00
A modular academic skills course developed in collaboration with the University of Reading.

Write On Track

Paperback, 16/11/2005, £26.99

Improving Students' Motivation to Study : A Photocopiable Resource

Paperback, 29/08/2008, £14.00
Consisting of an in-depth introduction providing the theory and practice of improving students' motivation, together with a photocopiable resource, this book provides a low cost and easily administered intervention for improving students' motivation.

Job Hunting 3.0

Paperback, 03/01/2012, £9.99

Hungry Student Cookbook

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £12.99
Get top marks in the kitchen, with over 150 easy, cheap and delicious recipes for students.

Hungry Student Easy Baking

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £7.99
Get top marks in the kitchen for your homemade cookies, breads, cakes and bakes, with over 120 cheap and easy baking recipes for students.

Everyday Evaluation on the Run

Paperback, 07/02/2011, £29.99
Effective evaluation can provide valuable insights into the way a programme, a course or an organisation is being run, and direction for improvement. This widely-used introduction to evaluation is intended for non-specialists in the human services who need to do evaluation as part of a busy workload.

Career Coach: Your Personal Workbook for a Better Career

Paperback, 15/09/2011, £12.99
This workbook is like having a personal career coach. It's filled with quizzes, questionnaires and check-lists to help job hunters and career chnagers discover their skills and strengths. Providing the latest career advice, it motivates graduates and working professionals alike to follow their dream.

Your PHD Companion

Paperback, 11/02/2010, £9.99
A guide to doctoral study from the student's point of view - the challenges, pitfalls, and ups and downs that you're likely to encounter in the course of your PhD.

Woman's Guide to Working for Herself

Paperback, 15/09/2010, £9.99

Transformative Research and Evaluation

Paperback, 01/12/2008, £37.99
Presents a framework for making methodological decisions and conducting research and evaluations that promote social justice. This work shows how to formulate research questions based on community needs, develop researcher-community partnerships grounded in trust and respect, and apply qualitative and mixed-methods data collection strategies.

Essentials of transdisciplinary research

Paperback, 15/10/2011, £24.99
Providing the key principles and methods needed to conduct a transdisciplinary study, this brief, introductory guide also offers numerous examples from multiple research sectors to show its effectiveness.

Building in Research and Evaluation: Human inquiry for living systems

Paperback, 15/08/2011, £43.99
Building in Research and Evaluation proposes a broad cyclical theory of human inquiry and evaluation that can form the basis of progress toward social justice and human betterment and shows evidence of the applications of this theory in human services and social science.

Study Skills for Students with Dyslexia 3ed

Paperback, 17/05/2016, £20.99
Packed full of essential study advice on topics such as reading strategies and exam technique, plus information on the latest assistive technology, this one-stop guide motivates, inspires and guides students with dyslexia and other SpLDs to succeed throughout your studies.

Introduction To Systematic Reviews 2ed

Paperback, 08/04/2017, £30.99
Packed with examples from across the social sciences, this book helps students and researchers alike in turning systematic reviews into recommendations for policy and practice.

Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Paperback, 07/09/2016, £18.99
In this empirically-grounded analysis, Lorenza Antonucci compares the lives of university students at a time of austerity and financial crisis from three very different European welfare systems - Italy, England and Sweden.

Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing

Paperback, 23/09/2014, £33.99
Using examples from a variety of disciplines, this helpful guide verses readers in the best practices for planning, writing and winning research grants, offering novices the tools they need to begin writing grants and allowing those with more experience to sharpen their skills.

Research Design

Paperback, 14/03/2013, £54.00
The bestseller that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design continues in its Fourth Edition to help students and researchers prepare their plan or proposal for a scholarly journal article, dissertation or thesis

Cool Jobs in the Music Business

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £13.95

Writing Up Qualitative Research

Paperback, 20/01/2009, £45.99
Using lively examples and friendly tips gleaned from his own and other researchers' experiences, and a warm, reflective writing style, Harry F Wolcott offers readers suggestions for writing up qualitative research.

Improving Your Memory How to Remember

Paperback, 09/12/2014, £14.00
Many readers will see immediate improvement in their memory after reading the book.

Motivational Career Counselling & Coaching

Paperback, 20/04/2012, £29.99
This thoroughly practical book combines cognitive and behavioural approaches with vocational counselling and coaching for the first time, providing clear, practical strategies and a wealth of materials that can be used with clients in one-to-one or group settings.

Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research 2ed

Paperback, 15/01/2013, £15.99
In this fabulous little book, David Silverman lays bare what he considers to be good and bad qualitative research and gets readers thinking about how they can come to understand the world and each other better through qualitative methods.

Study Skills for Chinese Students

Paperback, 18/11/2014, £19.99
Providing support, guidance, and an aid to study, this handy guide helps you adapt to life as a student in the UK. You will find tips and information on life skills, cultural differences and university life, as well as key research and study skills.

How to Succeed at University: An Essential Guide to Academic Skills, Personal Development & Employability 2ed

Paperback, 14/04/2015, £16.99
An essential guide to academic skills, personal development and employability for anyone who wants to succeed at university.

Writing a Report

Paperback, 16/06/2011, £14.99
Revised and updated 9th Edition

Practical research evaluation; A start to finish guide for practitioners

Paperback, 22/04/2010, £28.99
A self-help DIY book for doing research - tells the reader everything they need to know to do research, and to understand others' research.

How to be a Knowledge Ninja

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £12.99
Struggling with your studies? Overwhelmed by your reading list? Paralysed by procrastination? It's time to think like a Ninja!

Brilliant Writing Tips For Students

Paperback, 30/07/2009, £6.99
With tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students' most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing; suggested re-writes; and appropriate self-help exercises.

Where's Your Argument?

Paperback, 01/07/2016, £6.99
This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.
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