Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff? (3rd Edition)
- Publish Date: 2012-01-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Steve Piscitelli
Immediately has the student address an age-old question, âWhy do I have to take this course?â, through assessment of strengths and weaknesses and critically applying what is relevantÂ to their situation.
Study SkillsÂ poses assessment of strengths and weaknessesÂ allow students to self-identify what they already do well as a whole and what they need to improve, then take shorter assessmentsÂ specific toÂ the study skill topic of each chapter. Chapter opening situations are presented through crisply written 'problem based learning' vignettes toÂ engage in critical thinking and is referenced in key points to reinforce theÂ R.E.D. model.Â Each chapter concludesÂ with theÂ reader askedÂ to critically apply objectives and strategies andÂ propose a plan for the student in the scenario, again 'problem based learning'.Â Priority management is a key feature and distinct from time management, as well as Information literacy coverage including social media and how to write for social media - strong and timely.
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