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Study Skills For Foundation Degrees

Author : Dorothy Bedford
ISBN : 9780415525893
Genre : Education
File Size : 42. 37 MB
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Study Skills for Foundation Degrees is a much needed resource for anyone thinking about or currently studying at foundation degree level. If you are unsure whether you have the academic skills to handle it, this book will prepare and guide you, in a clear accessible way, through the broad range of study-related issues you may encounter. By helping you to develop a broad range of study skills essential for success on any foundation degree course, you will soon have the confidence to rise to any challenge that comes your way. This new edition has been fully updated and features new chapters on effective academic writing for other types of assignments such as reports, project work, diary entries, seminar papers and reviews and e-learning. Highly accessible with a wide range of activities and useful tips to help you through the course of your studies, this new edition covers all the essential skills you will need including: • How to take good notes and read effectively • Developing successful academic writing • Research skills • E-learning • Producing a professional development portfolio • Presentation techniques • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism Also offering help with managing your time, boosting your morale and keeping motivated, this essential text will be an invaluable resource for Foundation Degree students that want to get the most out of their course as well as mature students and those with limited or no experience of academic study.

Successful Study

Author : Christine Ritchie
ISBN : 9781317912521
Genre : Education
File Size : 83. 65 MB
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Successful Study is an essential guide for students embarking upon an education related Foundation Degree without previous study experience. The world of study at university can be a daunting and bewildering place for new students unfamiliar with the academic processes such as writing essays and presenting portfolios. This book offers clear and straight-forward explanations of how to prepare for study, how to work at higher education level and how to tackle assignments. Covering all aspects of educational study, and based on the experiences of real education professionals, this new edition has been fully updated to include: Clear links to work-based practices throughout Advice for students with disability Guidance on using e-resources Tips for managing your learning and increasing motivation How to think critically Reflective practice With case studies, tasks and opportunities for reflection, this accessible book has been specifically designed for those on Teaching Assistant, Early Years or related Foundation Degrees and will be an essential resource for those wanting to find the answers to study questions quickly and easily.

Your Foundation In Health Social Care

Author : Graham Brotherton
ISBN : 9781446291184
Genre : Social Science
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Your Foundation in Health & Social Care provides readers with all the knowledge and skills necessary for effective learning at Foundation level, both in study and the workplace. It explores all the key areas of the Foundation Degree, including: - critical analysis and practice - communication - work placement skills - psychology Each chapter features case studies to translate theory into real-life practice, activities to challenge readers, and further reading so that students can develop their understanding. This is an essential companion for those studying foundation degrees across health and social care, and also valuable reading for students at higher education level.

Supporting Every Child

Author : Anita Walton
ISBN : 9780857258236
Genre : Education
File Size : 72. 75 MB
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This course book is for all degree students who are support staff, particularly teaching assistants (TAs), working in educational settings. It focuses on professional, academic and vocational issues that are common to support workers across the school sectors, and provides essential guidance on the increasingly complex role of all those involved in teaching and supporting learning. The reader is supported throughout by learning objectives, practical and reflective tasks, relevant case studies and chapter summaries. This new edition has been extensively revised to reflect recent changes in legislation, policy and the curriculum. It includes new or significantly amended chapters; on the development of support staff; supporting pupils in crisis; learning in the early years; inclusion, SEN and phonics. New to this edition: New legislation and policy changes mean updates required. Development of a new curriculum has brought changes.

The Guide To Learning And Study Skills

Author : Ms Rosie Bingham
ISBN : 9781409450573
Genre : Education
File Size : 35. 17 MB
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This new guide builds on the hugely successful materials the authors have developed over the last 15 years. Along with highly practical guidance on traditional learning skills, The Guide to Learning and Study Skills provides guidance for students on learning in a blended environment; the increased use of personal and professional development planning, continuing professional development and work-based learning.

The Early Years Handbook For Students And Practitioners

Author : Lyn Trodd
ISBN : 9781317680710
Genre : Education
File Size : 51. 95 MB
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The Early Years Handbook for Students and Practitioners is a comprehensive and accessible course text for all students studying at levels 4 and 5, including on Foundation Degrees and Early Childhood Studies degrees. Designed and written by the Chair of the SEFDEY (Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years) Network and a team of expert contributors, this book covers the essential skills, knowledge and understanding you need to become an inspiring and effective early years practitioner. Divided into four parts: The Student-Practitioner-Professional; The Learning and Development of Children 0-5; The Child, Family and Society; and The Senior Practitioner-Professional, the book covers all aspects of working with young children and engages you with theory that is explicitly linked to your practice. Throughout there is a strong emphasis on supporting your transition to undergraduate study, developing your academic skills and encouraging you to be an active learner. In every chapter, the book seeks to help you develop your professional identity and features: Activities to help you to reflect on your own practice ‘Provocations’ to promote discussion and debate Case study examples and photographs to illustrate key points ‘From Research to Practice’ boxes outlining key research in the field and implications for practice. The book is supported by a companion website featuring, for students, links to useful websites and video material, and an interactive flashcard glossary. Online support for lecturers includes ideas for tasks and activities to use in class and the diagrams and images in the book available to download.

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ISBN : 1305925718
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Study Skills For Policing Students

Author : Richard Malthouse
ISBN : 9781844456604
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 38. 89 MB
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This text provides an accessible and up to date guide to study skills for all those undertaking degrees and foundation degrees in policing. It will also be relevant to degree courses in criminology and criminal justice. Efficient study skills pave the way to successful learning. This book helps policing students with all aspects of their studies including identifying how they learn best, effective note-taking, how to be critical and analytical in their reading, writing and thinking, how to carry out research and writing a final dissertation.

Teaching And Learning On Foundation Degrees

Author : Claire Taylor
ISBN : 9781441129543
Genre : Education
File Size : 24. 95 MB
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What is a Foundation Degree? What are the needs of Foundation Degree students? How should course design and delivery be shaped? This text is a complete guide for academic tutors and support staff involved in teaching on Foundation Degrees. The contributors explore the specific and diverse needs of Foundation Degree students, a unique client-group in Further Education (FE) / Higher Education (HE) who have differing academic qualifications and work-based experiences. They address aspects of course design and delivery including teaching techniques, e-learning and assessment. Drawing together theory and practice, this text will provide clear practical models for how to successfully deliver Foundation Degrees through the use of exemplar materials, case studies, reflection points and the learner voice.

Studying For A Foundation Degree In Health

Author : Mary Northrop
ISBN : 9781317409755
Genre : Medical
File Size : 77. 5 MB
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Studying for a Foundation Degree in Health is designed to provide clear, relevant knowledge and to support appropriate skills development amongst students enrolled on foundation degree and equivalent level courses, in health and social care. Combining academic study skills, work-based learning skills and practice-focused content in one volume, this is the first textbook to focus specifically on the Band 4 role of associate and assistant practitioner within the health sector. Features include: - 13 chapters that cover the core topics students will be expected to demonstrate proficiency on by the end of their degree, including health promotion, healthcare delivery, safeguarding, quality in healthcare and research and evidence-based practice; - Learning outcomes and activities, enabling students to actively engage with their course content; - Content written by authors from a broad range of health disciplines, including nursing, radiography, physiotherapy, dentistry and public health, accurately depicting the dynamic field of healthcare in the UK today. Written by authors with a wealth of experience in running foundation degrees in health, the book aims to provide students with lifelong learning skills that will benefit them while on their course, during future study and in the workforce.

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