• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This book is a course text for teaching assistants. It aims to help students make the transition into undergraduate level study. It is also a teaching and learning resource for students and tutors on undergraduate programs.

Learning in Higher Education
Learning in higher education

Chapter 5: Developing study skills

In this chapter you focus on the basic skills all students need for their studies, including:

  • Reading and note-taking
  • Learning in the professional context, observing and talking.
  • Knowing yourself as a learner
  • Linking your course to your work.

Chapter 6: Personal organisation and expectations

To make the transition into higher education you need to address practical issues as well as study skills. These include challenges such as your own personal organisation, and developing an understanding of how your university or college works. The chapter includes:

  • Organising and keeping files
  • Time management
  • Tutorials, seminars and lectures
  • Your expectations of your institution
  • Expectations held of you
  • Resources.

Chapter 7: Meeting assessment criteria

You need specific skills in order to complete assessed work successfully. In this chapter particularly you will ...

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