• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Many students on Health and Social Care Foundation Degree and Access courses struggle with the academic expectations required of them at this level. This book is written to support such students in adapting to self-directed study, understand the assessment process and how they can make the most of their learning opportunities. The authors also cover practicalities such as avoiding plagiarism, using their studies to become a reflective practitioner, and understanding the benefit of research and critical thinking. More than a generic study guide, this book is practice-based and will be of great benefit to health and social care students.

Information Literacy, Thinking, Reading and Writing
Information literacy, thinking, reading and writing
Introduction

This chapter covers four key skills necessary for successful study. Learning involves analysing and evaluating existing information and developing a critique or argument that produces new information. In part one of this chapter we consider how to use ICT to find relevant books and articles and the thinking skills required to consider the ...

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