Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University (Sage Study Skills Series)

Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University (Sage Study Skills Series)

by TomBurns (Author), SandraSinfield (Author)

Synopsis

The second edition of this bestselling book is publishing in April!

Essential Study Skills is designed to be the complete practical guide to academic success covering everything from what it means to be a university student to how to succeed in exams.

`The effect on our students was like star dust!' Anne Schofield, Ruskin College, Oxford, commenting on the authors' teaching

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 248
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Published: 13 Dec 2002

ISBN 10: 0761949585
ISBN 13: 9780761949589

Author Bio
In a previous life Tom Burns led the Hainault Action Group, setting up adventure playgrounds for young people and devising Community Events and Festivals for the local community. Tom has always been interested in theatre and the role of theatre in teaching and learning; whilst still a student at Essex University he set up and ran the first ever International Dario Fo Festival - with academic symposium, theatre workshops for students and local people - and full dramatic performances by the Fo-Rame theatre troupe of The Tiger's Tale and The Boss's Funeral. Tom is a Senior Lecturer in Learning Development actively involved with the Association for Learning Development in HE and the LearnHigher Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning . Working in the Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching at London Metropolitan University, along with Sandra Sinfield he develops teaching and learning resources, including the launch of the Get Ahead student conferences - a programme of events designed to promote student success that are run by and for students - and their `Tell us the secret of your success' project, which produced a whole range of creative prod-ucts including a website built by students passing on their study secrets and a student video, `The Z-A of university'. Sandra Sinfield has worked as a laboratory technician, a freelance copy writer, an Executive Editor (Medicine Digest, circulation 80,000 doctors) and in the voluntary sector, including with the Tower Hamlets Information Research and Resource Centre and with the Islington Green School Community Play written by Alan Whose Life is it Anyway? Clarke and pro-duced at Sadler's Wells. Sandra is a Senior Lecturer in Learning Development actively involved with the Association for Learning Development in HE and the LearnHigher Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning . Working in the Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching at London Metropolitan University, along with Tom Burns she develops teaching and learning resources, including the launch of the Get Ahead student conferences - a programme of events designed to promote student success that are run by and for students - and their `Tell us the secret of your success' project, which produced a whole range of creative prod-ucts including a website built by students passing on their study secrets and a student video, `The Z-A of university'.