• 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.

Developing Study Skills
Developing study skills

In this chapter you will be asked to think about ways in which you can develop general skills that will be of benefit to you throughout your studies.

While skills such as reading, note-taking and understanding processes of learning will be important to all students, we go on to examine an area that will be of particular importance to teaching assistants. This is: taking ideas explained and suggested on your course and applying them to the classroom. By linking these ideas together (though they may on first glance seem quite separate), we hope to underline a central purpose of teaching assistants taking part in higher education: developing more effective ways of helping students to learn.

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