How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Course

Author: Lucinda Becker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230801919
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.

Studying Programming

Author: Sally Fincher
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137197889
Format: PDF, Docs
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We've written this book to support students in studying programming. It is not a text to teach any particular programming language, but to be used alongside such a book, or in conjunction with a taught course. In Studying Programming we concentrate on what other books consider too 'obvious' or too 'basic'. We explain the ideas that others assume you know, we describe the things that can make learning to program a frustrating experience if you don't know them. We stay with you through the process from starting with your very first blank screen to working on complex problems within a team. Studying Programming has been written by nine members of the Computing Education Research Group at the University of Kent. All of us are practicing computing academics who also have a research interest in CS education. So we have a strong classroom background - teaching students on a daily basis - and a strong research background, knowing what has been investigated (and written on) with regard to students' knowledge, conception and difficulties in introductory programming.

IT Skills for Successful Study

Author: Alan Clarke
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113722259X
Format: PDF
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These days, most students arrive at university with some IT skills. Most have surfed the Internet, used email and word processing applications, but few have used spreadsheets or presentation software. Even where students are able to use applications, many are unaware of the extent to which they can be used to aid their studies. Taking account of students' existing skills, IT Skills for Successful Study will help students to develop intermediate or advanced IT skills in those areas most relevant to studying, and to use IT for maximum benefit.

How to Begin Studying English Literature

Author: Nicholas Marsh
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137162783
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How to Begin Studying English Literature has established itself as one of the most successful and popular introductory student guides in the field. This fully revised and expanded third edition offers practical help and guidance. It shows the reader how to approach novels, plays and poems, and includes chapters on themes, characters, structure, style, irony and analysis. In addition, sections on writing essays, how to revise, and how to use the critics make this book an invaluable companion for anyone beginning to study English literature.

Studying Psychology

Author: Andrew Stevenson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230517820
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. Acting as the ideal companion to an introductory psychology textbook, the second edition of Studying Psychology is just as detailed as the first edition, with even more activity-based exercises, as well as containing a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods, a new chapter on psychology and everyday life, and extra material on exam preparation.

How to Study Linguistics

Author: Geoffrey Finch
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137166010
Format: PDF, Docs
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If you are new to linguistics as a subject and beginning a course at undergraduate or sixth-form level, How to Study Linguistics is the ideal introduction and companion to your studies. · Covers all the core areas of linguistic study, with chapters discussing strategies for studying phonology, syntax and semantics · Explores other branches of linguistics such as sociolinguistics, stylistics, and psycholinguistics · Includes a chapter on writing linguistics essays and a detailed glossary to aid learning and revision · Second edition includes new material designed to help the more advanced reader How to Study Linguistics is both a guide to current ideas about linguistics and a refreshingly practical text book. It will not only develop your skills as a language student, but will also make an often complex and daunting subject easy to understand, and a pleasure to study.

How to Study Chaucer

Author: Rob Pope
Publisher: Red Globe Press
ISBN:
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In this fresh edition of his tried-and-tested guide, Rob Pope continues to help students get to grips with Chaucer - all the way through from the first tentative encounters with the language to sophisticated critical and historical engagement with Chaucer's narrative art in context. All the commonly studied tales are featured, and each is approached through a series of clear and well-defined steps. In addition to guidance on 'translating' and interpreting Chaucer, there are new sections reviewing key terms and arguments in contemporary critical debates. This is a practical, authoritative and enjoyable handbook that brings the study of Chaucer right up-to-date.

E Venture Capital

Author: Tobias Kollmann
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3663100103
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Mit theoretischen Grundlagen, zehn Best-Practice-Fallbeispielen und Interviews beantworten Kollmann/Kuckertz umfassend Fragen zur erfolgreichen Venture- Capital-Finanzierung: Welche Geschäftsmodelle werden finanziert? Wie wird der Beteiligungsprozess gestaltet? Was sind die Erfolgsfaktoren für die Finanzierung?

Write it Right

Author: Dr John Peck
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230367976
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Feedback from users of the Student's Guide to Writing suggested that some students find it hard to make time to read a book from cover to cover, and need a quick, problem-solving approach to improving their writing. This is what is offered in Peck and Coyle's new book Write it Right. Write it Right offers advice in short 'modules' which target particular tasks (such as applications or essays) or common problems (like punctuation). It will be ideal for students who are short of time, but nevertheless want to improve their writing.