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How to be a student: 100 great ideas and practical habits for students everywhere [Paperback]

Sarah Moore , Maura Murphy
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1 April 2005 0335216528 978-0335216529
This exciting guide is perfect for all students, especially those new to Higher and Further Education.

How to be a student helps tackle the challenges and opportunities associated with life at university and college. 100 actionable ideas, strategies and tactics help you to make the most of your time, including: -Turning up to your lectures and what to do while you’re there

-Knowing what plagiarism is and learning to develop belief in your own voice

-Making presentations with confidence and style

-Being more creative

-Spotting signs that you need to take a break

-Dealing with boredom

-Preventing small obstacles from becoming big problems

-Not letting money issues get in the way

-Remembering (people thought that) Einstein was a slow learner

-Treating your CV as a working document

And much more!

Drawing from the real experiences of students, this book presents ideas and suggestions that you can use to enhance your time at university and to improve the quality of your learning life.

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  • Paperback: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Open University Press (1 April 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0335216528
  • ISBN-13: 978-0335216529
  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 23 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 600,558 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sarah Moore is Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Limerick in Ireland. She has wide experience of lecturing and researching. Her work focuses on developing learning skills and styles among students and enhancing teachers' approaches to facilitating learning in higher education. She is chair of Ireland's Inter-university Retention Network and a member of the Higher Education Authority. Maura Murphy manages and administers teaching and learning initiatives in the University of Limerick. She has provided essential administrative frameworks for delivering on-campus study skills programmes and works with a range of academics and students to ensure that learning performance and potential is maximised.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing 26 Dec 2005
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Very useful, really helpful with the lifestyle that is demanded in the university, also contains essential study skills.
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Excellent reference book, no first year college student should be without one.
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