Study Skills for Science Engineering and Technology Students

Author: Pat Maier
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 0273749757
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that Science, Engineering or Technology students get the most out of their course. Study Skills for Science, Engineering & Technology Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

Successful Science and Engineering Teaching in Colleges and Universities 2nd Edition

Author: Calvin S. Kalman
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1681239590
Format: PDF, Docs
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Based on the author's work in science and engineering educational research, this book offers broad, practical strategies for teaching science and engineering courses and describes how faculty can provide a learning environment that helps students comprehend the nature of science, understand science concepts, and solve problems in science courses. This book's student?centered approach focuses on two main themes: writing to learn (especially Reflective Writing) and interactive activities (collaborative groups and labatorials). When faculty incorporate these methods into their courses, students gain a better understanding of science as a connected structure of concepts rather than as a toolkit of assorted practices.

Food Science and Technology

Author: Geoffrey Campbell-Platt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118846249
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Food Science and Technology, Second Edition is a comprehensive text and reference book designed to cover all the essential elements of food science and technology, including all core aspects of major food science and technology degree programs being taught worldwide. The book is supported by the International Union of Food Science and Technology and comprises 21 chapters, carefully written in a user-friendly style by 30 eminent industry experts, teachers, and researchers from across the world. All authors are recognized experts in their respective fields, and together represent some of the world’s leading universities and international food science and technology organizations. All chapters in this second edition have been fully revised and updated to include all-new examples and pedagogical features (including discussion questions, seminar tasks, web links, and glossary terms). The book is designed with more color to help enhance the content on each page and includes more photos and illustrations to bring the topics to life. Coverage of all the core modules of food science and technology degree programs internationally Crucial information for professionals in the food industry worldwide Chapters written by subject experts, all of whom are internationally respected in their fields A must-have textbook for libraries in universities, food science and technology research institutes, and food companies globally Additional interactive resources on the book's companion website, including multiple choice questions, web links, further reading, and exercises Food Science and Technology, 2nd Edition is an indispensable guide for food science and technology degree programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and for university libraries and food research facilities.

Study Skills for Nurses

Author: Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446200337
Format: PDF
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The new edition of Study Skills for Nurses will help you develop the skills and techniques you need for stress-free studying throughout your nursing training. This invaluable book will help you face everyday challenges like essay writing, doing assignments, and taking exams, with confidence. All chapters have been revised and updated for this Second Edition, which also includes a new chapter giving advice to students with special needs (including dyslexia, hearing and visual impairments, disability and mental health concerns), as well as more material on the importance of achieving a study/life balance. The book is comprehensive in its coverage of the core study skills, including practical advice on: how to manage your time effectively how to conduct literature searches how to use technology in your study how to use references how to write assignments how to pass exams. With summaries, learning aids, and a glossary of key terms, students at all levels will find Study Skills for Nurses an accessible and indispensable companion throughout their training. Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead is a Reader in Community Nursing and Health at the University of Chester. Tom Mason is Professor of Mental Health and Learning Disability at the University of Chester. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success! Praise for previous edition: 'This book should be a useful source of information and reference to aid nurses in general, not just Accident and Emergency nurses, who are undertaking new academic study' - Accident and Emergency Nursing 'Reader-friendly format and wide-ranging coverage of material... this will be useful as a pre-course reader to new students and as a companion during the course' - Journal of Advanced Nursing 'This book is definitely for you if you want to perfect the art of studying and turn what is usually viewed as a chore into a pleasurable, rewarding experience' - Journal of Neonatal Nursing

How to Become an A Student in Science and Engineering

Author: Rainer Storn
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781521198353
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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There are many books on the market about advice on becoming an A-student, or books about good working habits. But in this book by IEEE Pioneer Award winner Rainer Storn these types of recommendation are specifically tailored to the needs of the field of science and engineering. This field of study is characterized by a strong mathematical bias, learning material which is difficult to understand, and an intimidating workload that is imposed upon the students. The author of this book, Dr. Rainer Storn, has been at both ends of the studying chain - as a student of electrical engineering, and as a student supervisor and lecturer. Having worked his way up to top level in his studies, and after finishing his doctorate with "summa cum laude," he knows what it takes to achieve peak performance level. This valuable book not only guides you along your path, ranging from fully understanding a subject and memorizing its factual information to being able to deliver in stressful exam situations, but it also covers thesis work and presentation skills, as well as physical health aspects and relaxation needs. This is not simply yet another page-filling guide, but a compact compilation of field-proven inside knowledge and working habits that you need in order to become a top-performing student in science and engineering.

Study Skills for Professional Students in Higher Education

Author: M. Adithan
Publisher: S. Chand Publishing
ISBN: 9383746440
Format: PDF, Docs
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Study skills are approaches that can be applied to learning, usually in a short time, and to all or most field of study. To promote continuing education, research and innovation in their professional life, the students need to be trained while they are pursuing their degree programmes.

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Author: Julio Gimenez
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230366287
Format: PDF
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The new edition of this popular book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. Developing understanding of the basics of academic writing and cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, this text is an invaluable resource for learners at all levels.

Essential Study Skills for Science Students

Author: Daniel D. Chiras
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534375959
Format: PDF, ePub
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Improve your memory, learn faster, get more out of lectures, do better on science tests, write great science term papers, and improve your study habits with this practical science study skills book. Also available in audiobook format.

Study is Hard Work

Author: William Howard Armstrong
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
ISBN: 9781567920253
Format: PDF
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A guide to helping students learn to study more efficiently, discussing the basic requirements a student must bring to the endeavor, explaining the tools of the business of study, and looking at the habits of accomplished studiers.