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The Resource Essential Academic Skills, (electronic book)

Essential Academic Skills, (electronic book)

Label
Essential Academic Skills
Title
Essential Academic Skills
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essential Academic Skills encourages and supports students to develop their skills to become the best learners they can be. It takes a step-by-step approach to the essential skills required to complete a university degree and provides comprehensive learning support through examples and activities
Member of
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Turner, Kathy
Dewey number
371.30281
LC call number
LB1049 .T384 2012
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Krenus, Brenda
  • Ireland, Lynette
  • Pointon, Leigh
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  • Education, Higher
  • Education
  • Study skills
Label
Essential Academic Skills, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Contents -- Guided Tour -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Thinking About Learning -- Ideas about the nature of learning -- Approaches to learning -- Summary -- Glossary -- 2 Academic Language Support -- The distinctiveness of academic language -- Creating coherence -- Summary -- Glossary -- 3 Listening and Participating -- Listening -- Listening well -- Listening in different contexts -- Summary -- Glossary -- 4 Reading in an Academic Context -- Skills in finding sources -- Reading well -- Summary -- Glossary -- 5 Basic Academic Writing Skills -- Writing objectively
  • Incorporating claims from the literature -- Writing citations -- Writing reference lists -- Constructing a paragraph around claims from the literature -- Summary -- Glossary -- 6 Further Academic Skills: Working on an Assignment -- Responding to the assignment task -- Organising ideas and information -- Planning -- Writing drafts -- Summary -- Glossary -- 7 Essays and Reflective Writing -- Essays -- Reflective writing -- Summary -- Glossary -- 8 Doing Case Studies and Writing Reports -- Case studies -- Identifying the problems -- Making recommendations -- Writing up the case study -- Reports
  • Summary -- Glossary -- 9 Collaborative Learning: Working in Groups -- Collaborative group work -- Cooperative group work -- Formal and informal group work -- Benefits of group work -- Roles people play in groups -- How groups develop -- Managing group work challenges -- Managing micro processes -- Summary -- Glossary -- 10 Presentations -- The art of presentations -- The informative presentation -- Giving a team presentation -- Leading a discussion -- Summary -- Glossary -- 11 Examinations -- Why examinations? -- Learning throughout the course -- Focused learning for an examination: revision
  • Preparation for particular types of examinations -- Types of examinations -- Types of examination questions -- The examination -- What if {u2026} -- Summary -- Glossary -- 12 Doing Small-scale Exploratory Research Projects -- What is research? -- Researchable issues and questions -- The research process -- Quantitative versus qualitative research -- Scientific rigour -- Generalisation -- Case studies -- Ethics -- Summary -- Glossary -- 13 Writing about Research -- Writing your report -- Summary -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Basic Guidelines for Writing Citations and Reference List Items (APA 6th)
  • Appendix B: Additional Exercises for Chapter 5 -- Appendix C: Case Study Exercise -- Appendix D: Reading and Understanding a Research Article -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
PURCH EBC1985998PURCH
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (356 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
MAXIMUM OF 3 CONCURRENT USERS. Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780195519006
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Essential Academic Skills, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Contents -- Guided Tour -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Thinking About Learning -- Ideas about the nature of learning -- Approaches to learning -- Summary -- Glossary -- 2 Academic Language Support -- The distinctiveness of academic language -- Creating coherence -- Summary -- Glossary -- 3 Listening and Participating -- Listening -- Listening well -- Listening in different contexts -- Summary -- Glossary -- 4 Reading in an Academic Context -- Skills in finding sources -- Reading well -- Summary -- Glossary -- 5 Basic Academic Writing Skills -- Writing objectively
  • Incorporating claims from the literature -- Writing citations -- Writing reference lists -- Constructing a paragraph around claims from the literature -- Summary -- Glossary -- 6 Further Academic Skills: Working on an Assignment -- Responding to the assignment task -- Organising ideas and information -- Planning -- Writing drafts -- Summary -- Glossary -- 7 Essays and Reflective Writing -- Essays -- Reflective writing -- Summary -- Glossary -- 8 Doing Case Studies and Writing Reports -- Case studies -- Identifying the problems -- Making recommendations -- Writing up the case study -- Reports
  • Summary -- Glossary -- 9 Collaborative Learning: Working in Groups -- Collaborative group work -- Cooperative group work -- Formal and informal group work -- Benefits of group work -- Roles people play in groups -- How groups develop -- Managing group work challenges -- Managing micro processes -- Summary -- Glossary -- 10 Presentations -- The art of presentations -- The informative presentation -- Giving a team presentation -- Leading a discussion -- Summary -- Glossary -- 11 Examinations -- Why examinations? -- Learning throughout the course -- Focused learning for an examination: revision
  • Preparation for particular types of examinations -- Types of examinations -- Types of examination questions -- The examination -- What if {u2026} -- Summary -- Glossary -- 12 Doing Small-scale Exploratory Research Projects -- What is research? -- Researchable issues and questions -- The research process -- Quantitative versus qualitative research -- Scientific rigour -- Generalisation -- Case studies -- Ethics -- Summary -- Glossary -- 13 Writing about Research -- Writing your report -- Summary -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Basic Guidelines for Writing Citations and Reference List Items (APA 6th)
  • Appendix B: Additional Exercises for Chapter 5 -- Appendix C: Case Study Exercise -- Appendix D: Reading and Understanding a Research Article -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
PURCH EBC1985998PURCH
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (356 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
MAXIMUM OF 3 CONCURRENT USERS. Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780195519006
Specific material designation
remote

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