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.

Making the Most of Your Feedback

Making the most of your feedback

This chapter looks at making the most of your academic feedback so you can become an independent learner. The Consider, Assess and Practise (CAP) feedback process will help you progress in your academic knowledge, develop a deeper understanding of your subject area and acquire the skills needed to demonstrate that knowledge and understanding in your assignments.


Feedback comes in all shapes and sizes. It can be colourful, it can be dull. It can encourage, it can upset. It can boost, it can knock down. It can challenge and even scare. Feedback can affect us in many different ways but knowing what makes feedback good or bad can influence how we make the most of its ...

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