Packed with advice, checklists and templates this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no nonsense style the guidance given in this book can be broken down into manageable chunks allowing you to work at your own pace.

Issues covered include: “Procrastination; “Planning your assignment; “Understanding your assignment question; “Researching your assignment; “Writing your assignment; “Referencing your assignment; “Managing your own well-being.

Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops, Monica Gribben has written this book to be as accessible as possible for students with dyslexia as they work through the many challenges that studying at university will present.

Features and materials include: “Helpful Hints; “Timetable cards; “Assignment checklists; “Frequently Asked Questions; “Exercises to help students develop study skills strategies

Downloadable electronic resources are available online to increase the accessibility of the materials provided. This book is the perfect guide for any student with dyslexia studying in higher education.

Monica Gribben is a private dyslexia consultant and Dyslexia Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University.

Oral Presentations

Oral presentations

This chapter looks at oral presentations. Using the Presentation Pyramid, it takes you through the steps involved in good oral presentation preparation and delivery, from initial planning to the live presentation.

Individual or in groups, presentations are fast becoming part and parcel of our academic assessment processes. Whether it's giving information to support our written work or introducing a new topic, feeling confident and in command of our presentation when we go ‘live’ in front of our class or tutors requires preparation. How often have we heard ‘it's all in the preparation’ and not taken it seriously? Taking time to plan and prepare from the outset can make the difference between delivering a good or bad presentation, a pass or fail, and a ...

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